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Michael A. Toglia
Executive Director & CEO | P:
(847) 562-5057

Michael Toglia was named the Executive Director/CEO of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) in October 2018. He possesses over 30 years of experience in the equipment finance and commercial finance industries having held various leadership roles in credit underwriting, operations, business origination, sales management and capital markets for companies including Textron Financial Corporation, GE Capital and CIT Group. He has been an active member of NEFA and its predecessor associations for many years and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of NEFA Newsline Magazine. Michael is also the Founder of Equipment Finance Advisor – a leading online publisher serving the equipment finance industry.

Kim King
Senior Association Coordinator / Meeting Manager | P:
(847) 380-5053

Kim King serves as the Senior Association Coordinator/Meeting Manager for NEFA. Having been with NEFA for over a decade, starting with one of NEFA’s predecessor associations (UAEL), Kim has become a go-to resource for industry professionals who are seeking to join NEFA and participate in the association’s many events and initiatives as members.

Kim’s role is diverse – working closely with NEFA’s members and plays a significant role in the development and management of the association’s many events including management of NEFA’s two national conferences, multiple regional events, sponsorships, association membership initiatives, fundraisers and association communications.

Kim also serves as a committee member of the Chris Walker Education Fund.

Kim is passionate about being an advocate in the animal rescue world. She volunteers her time as a pet foster for Society’s Outkasts Animal Rescue and Pretty Good Cat.


Patty McDevitt

Association Coordinator | P: (847) 380-5052

Patty McDevitt joined NEFA in 2019 as Association Coordinator. She possess over 30 years of experience in publishing for print and online publishers focused on the equipment finance industry. Her experience includes supporting business operations, sales and marketing teams, as well regional event and conference planning. Please contact Patty with any questions related to membership as well as conference /event registration.  Press releases and Newsline subscription inquiries may also be sent directly to Patty.


Jamie Egan
Meeting Planner | P:
(847) 380-5029

Jamie Egan joined NEFA in 2011 – her responsibilities include assisting on an as-needed basis in the planning and running of meetings, seminars and national conventions. Jamie possesses extensive experience in all areas related to conference planning.