About Us

Our Mission

To cultivate the growth of its members in the commercial equipment finance industry by providing networking, collaboration, and the exchange of impactful knowledge.


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!

About Us

The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a national trade association comprised of professionals serving the equipment leasing and finance. 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 highly important and best achieved by working collectively.

Executive Committee

Daryn Lecy, CLFP, President
Oakmont Capital Services, LLC
P: (320) 844-8811
Laura Carini, CLFP, Vice President
Financial Pacific Leasing, Inc.
P: (253) 568-6293
James Jackson, Treasurer
The Alta Group
P: (978) 987-0539
Guy Selinka, CLFP, Secretary
Streamline Financial
P: (404) 358-5060
Marc Keepman, CLFP, Immediate Past President
KLC Financial, Inc.
P: (952) 224-4302

Board of Directors

Anne Dalgaard, CLFP
ECS Financial Services, Inc.
P: (847) 291-1333
Robert Hornby
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
P: (973) 530-2032
Scott Lipka
FirstLease, Inc.
P: (267) 470-3107
Lori Littleford, CLFP
Macquarie Corporate & Asset Finance
P: (916) 834-2010
Jacklynn Manning, CLFP
AMUR Equipment Finance
P: (308) 381-1634
Beth McLean, CLFP
Northland Capital
P: (320) 252-2122
Adam Peterson
Channel Partners Capital
P: (763) 746-7760
Scott Wheeler, CLFP
Wheeler Business Consulting
P: (410) 877-0428

NEFA Staff

Michael A. Toglia
Executive Director & CEO
P: (847) 562-5057
Blair Dawson
Marketing Director
P: (847) 232-0866
Patty McDevitt
Association Coordinator

Contact Us

P.O. Box 69 Northbrook, IL 60065
(847) 380 - 5050
(847) 380 - 5055