Speakers

2019 Annual Conference Speakers

BudCallahanRound.png Charles (Bud) Callahan, Jr., CLFP, BPB is the President of National Equipment Leasing, Inc. He started his career in the automotive industry in 1968, where he achieved the Ford Motor Company’s Grand Master Sales Award five years in a row. He started Ambassador Financial Services a decade later, and then returned to the automotive industry as a new car sales manager, vice president and general manager. In 1998 he joined the leasing industry once again as vice president and general manager of Dellen Financial Corporation, which became National Equipment Leasing, Inc. in 1999 with Bud as president, a role he remains in to this day.
JamalDeanRound.png Jamal Dean
Gary_GreeneRound.png Gary Greene, CLFP, BPB has been in the lease brokerage business since 1984, working for 3 other leasing companies before starting Lease $mart in 1988. His business is high-volume, handling primarily small ticket 'application only' transactions, mostly driven by vendor referrals and repeat transactions within his lessee client base. Lease $mart has been a broker member of AACFB since 1996. Gary holds both CLFP and BPB designations, and has been a member of the AACFB Board of Directors. 
DavidLeeRound.png David C. Lee
JaciMillerRound.png Jaci Miller
JillMillerRound.png Jill Miller is a Creative Marketing Technologist with Marketing Design Mix. She holds an MBA in Marketing (CPP) and a BA in Graphic Design (CSUF). She is a Certified Lease Finance Professional (CLFP) and holds a Certificate in Financial Markets (YALE). Jill has 16 years of experience specializing in digital/direct marketing via website, email, social media channels and broadcast TV as well as extensive experience with CRM, SEO and web analytics platforms.
JohnMillerRound.png John Miller is a Full-Stack Developer with Marketing Design Mix. He hold an MBA in Finance (CPP), a BA in Electrical Engineering (UofU), and a Certificate in Financial Engineering (Columbia). He has spent 5 years as an Adjunct Professor in Finance and Computer Information Systems, and has 30 years industry experience specializing in web application frameworks, systems and database design, quantitative applications, and financial engineering.
MikeMillerRound.png Mike Miller
TaylorMoseleyRound.png Taylor Moseley
GerryOestreichRound.png Gerry Oestreich
Carrie_RadloffRound.png Carrie Radloff
LisaRafterRound.png Lisa Rafter
Reid_Raykovich.png Reid Raykovich, CLFP is the Executive Director at the Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation. She began her career in the commercial equipment leasing and finance industry at Great American Insurance where she obtained her CLFP designation. She has also held various positions at McCommon Leasing, Irwin Commercial Finance and Financial Pacific Leasing where she was presented the Above and Beyond Leadership Award. She was also given the Leasing News Person of the Year Award in 2016 and in 2014 she was honored with the Foundation’s Cindy Spurdle Award of Excellence. Reid took over the Foundation in 2012 and has grown the membership by over 350%.
PeteSawyerRound.png Pete Sawyer is the President and founder of Sun South Equipment Leasing Inc., based in Lakeland, Florida. Sun South funds equipment leases in Florida and places transactions with lenders outside the State for small to large firms nationwide as needed.Pete has been active with AACFB for over 20 years serving on committees, the Board of Directors and past President (2016). He has been a Certified Lease and Finance Professional, CLFP since 1998 and is a firm believer in fair and straightforward business practices.  He is also a past / current board member of the CLFP Foundation.Pete is a current board member and past President of the Boys and Girls Club of Lakeland, member of Kiwanis and has served on other non-profit boards in the Lakeland area.