The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation podcast is now available. The podcast will include up to six episodes throughout 2020 that will spotlight Foundation resources and programs, including interviews with researchers, Board of Trustees members, and more.

Episode 4: Have the Capital Markets Recovered from COVID-19?
Attention CFOs and Treasurers! In this episode, we offer a temperature reading on the health of the Capital Markets today, exploring how sick the Capital Markets were at the height of this global pandemic, whether structures and collateral pools changed during COVID-19, and much more. Three executives with Capital Markets expertise offer their unique perspectives: Du Trieu, Senior Director, Asset-Backed Securities, Fitch Ratings; Stewart Hayes, Senior Vice President, Lender Finance, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital; and Matthew Goldenberg, Treasurer, Balboa Capital.

Episode 3: A Deep Dive Into the COVID-19 Impact Survey
To continue the conversation, we examine the Foundation’s newest research resource developed to assess the impact of the pandemic on the equipment finance industry. Host and Foundation Executive Director Kelli Nienaber welcomes guests Tom Ware, President, Tom Ware Advisory Services, LLC and Foundation Research Committee Chair, and Chris Enbom, CLFP, CEO and Chairman, AP Equipment Financing and a member of the Foundation Research Committee in this third podcast release of 2020. View the May Impact Survey results graphic for reference.

Episode 2: Credit Risk in a COVID-19 Environment
In response to COVID-19, host Kelli Nienaber speaks with three equipment finance credit executives: Lou Maslowe of Marlin Capital Solutions; Eric McGriff of TIAA Bank; and Kevin Prykull of PNC Equipment Finance. Hear directly from industry leaders on how and why the coronavirus differs from the 2008 Great Recession from a credit perspective, approaching this crisis today vs. a 3-6-month timeframe, restructuring, and more.

Episode 1: 2020 Industry Future Council
Join Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Executive Director and host Kelli Nienaber for an engaging discussion on the Foundation's 2020 Industry Future Council (IFC) with Foundation Chair Scott Thacker and Futurist/IFC Facilitator Terry Grim of Foresight Alliance. Learn about how the IFC has evolved, how to think like a futurist, and next steps for the 2020 IFC.

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