About Us

Our Vision

The trusted, supportive community that empowers the equipment finance industry to thrive.

Our Mission

We are leading the way in supporting emerging and established equipment finance companies through impactful and practical guidance, resources, education, and networking.

Our Purpose

To develop professionals and their companies by:

  • Connecting members by hosting national and regional events that provide venues for valuable networking opportunities.
  • Exchanging best practices among diverse and experienced professionals.
  • Providing education to members through informative workshops and educational sessions at various events.
  • Encouraging and requiring high standards of professional conduct.
  • Fostering friendships, a community environment, and long-term relationships transcending the business environment.
  • Creating fun and memorable experiences!

Brand Values

  • Community – Friendship, Partnership, Stewardship
  • Education – Best Practices, Events, Professional Development
  • Ethics – Professional Standards, Integrity, Commitment
  • Excellence – Quality, Consistency, Legacy
  • Support – Emerging Trends, Resources, Guidance

About Us

The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a national trade association comprised of professionals serving the equipment leasing and finance industry. Our member companies are diverse and include independent and bank-owned lessors and funding sources, commercial finance brokers, specialty lenders, and various specialized service/product providers serving the needs of these equipment finance specialists.

NEFA’s members are highly skilled in their fields and believe that working together to advance the equipment leasing and finance industry is incredibly important and best achieved by working collectively.