CLFP Foundation Adds 17 New CLFPs

March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that 17 individuals who recently sat through the 8-hour online CLFP exam, have passed. They are:

    1. Chris Byrnes, CLFP – Vice President, Ascentium Capital LLC
    2. Colleen Daniels, CLFP
    3. Tamara Darnow, CLFP – SVP, Risk Management, Key Equipment Finance
    4. Antionette Egan, CLFP – Vice President, Federal Sales, Key Equipment Finance
    5. James Eulenstein, CLFP – Equipment Finance Officer, Vice President, Key Equipment Finance
    6. Kathryn Havlik, CLFP – Equipment Finance Officer, Key Equipment Finance
    7. Kerilyn Marlink, CLFP – Senior Finance Manager, Key Equipment Finance
    8. Matthew Nalbach, CLFP – Senior Payment Processor, Key Equipment Finance
    9. Hank Nhep, CLFP – Senior Pricing Analyst, Key Equipment Finance
    10. Tony Quesenberry, CLFP – Director of Finance and Insurance Sales, Vanguard Truck Centers
    11. Laura Riley, CLFP – Assistant Vice President, Key Equipment Finance
    12. Michelle Riley, CLFP – Senior Account Manager – Vendor Originations, Key Equipment Finance
    13. Karin Schreck, CLFP – Senior Analyst, Sales Enablement and Initiative Support, Key Equipment Finance
    14. Heather Valenty, CLFP – Vice President, Key Equipment Finance
    15. William Vassar, CLFP – Leasing Manager, Key Equipment Finance
    16. Lindsey Yozamp, CLFP Associate – Funding Accountant, AP Equipment Financing
    17. Amy Zins, CLFP – National Sales Coordinator, Ascentium Capital LLC

Mr. Quesenberry attended the virtual Academy for Lease & Finance Professionals hosted by Key Equipment Finance and stated, “I chose to pursue the CLFP designation because of the respect I have for colleagues of mine that have earned the title of CLFP. I also wanted to continue my education and growth in finance and leasing and to challenge myself to be the best I could possibly be. Preparing for the test was definitely a daunting challenge but well worth the time and effort spent.”

The CLFP designation identifies an individual as a knowledgeable professional to employers, clients, customers, and peers in the equipment finance industry. There are currently 942 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates in the United States, Canada, India, Africa, and Australia. For more information, visit