Amur Equipment Finance Announces Three Professional Appointments
with Leading Industry Associations
GRAND ISLAND, NE – October 22nd, 2019 – Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) is pleased to announce that three of its equipment finance professionals were recently appointed to positions with leading industry associations. Jacklynn Manning, CLFP, Vice President of Marketing has been elected to serve on the 2019/2020 Board of Directors for the National Equipment and Finance Association (NEFA); Todd Wainwright, Vice President, Director of Risk has been appointed to serve on the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) Small Ticket Business Council Steering Committee; David Cramer, CLFP, IT Systems Administrator and a United States Marine Corps Veteran, has been chosen to serve on ELFA’s Equality/Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
“To be chosen by peers to serve the industry’s leading associations is not only an honor but also a testament to the abilities and professional commitment of these individuals,” said James Truran, AmurEF’s Chief Operating Officer. “I am extremely proud of Jacklynn, Todd and David for their on-going dedication to the success of our industry. I look forward to having several more AmurEF employees involved in associations to assist in driving the change and evolution that will benefit the entire equipment finance industry, our organization, and most importantly, the businesses we serve daily.”
AmurEF actively encourages its employees to be engaged in the industry and supports continuing education programs. Recently, the company hosted an internal Academy for Lease & Finance Professionals offered by the Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation. As a result, eighteen additional company professionals were awarded the preeminent CLFP designation. AmurEF now employs a total of 33 CLFP certified finance professionals, the highest number of any independent equipment finance company.
Jackie Havel, Vice President of Human Resources, stated, “As an independent equipment finance company with the highest number of certified CLFPs, we are clearly demonstrating our core values of continuous improvements and commitment, as well as our mission to provide superior customer-centric service for our customers and partners. I am very proud of all the employees that took part in the academy and passed the rigorous CLFP exam.”
Currently, there are only 812 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates in the United States, Canada, and Australia.
About Amur Equipment Finance, Inc.
Amur Equipment Finance is a Top Five nationally ranked independent commercial equipment finance provider and a certified Great Place to Work®, dedicated to ensuring that its customers and employees around the nation are equipped to grow and succeed. AmurEF offers customized capital financing programs that draw on its uniquely expansive expertise in the world’s most essential industries – from transportation and technology to manufacturing and medicine – to support its network of over 15,000 vendors and other partners.
The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a nonprofit trade association created to represent the equipment leasing and finance industry throughout North America by providing a forum for personal and professional growth through Community, Education and Professionalism.