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Cloud Financing: Come Hell Or High Water

LEAF’s SVP and General Counsel, Brian Kestenbaum, published an article on the Equipment Finance Advisor, Cloud Financing: Come Hell or High Water. “Cloud computing is completely reinventing the IT business model. Companies are electing to replace large, expensive corporate data centers with highly efficient cloud-based solutions that distribute applications using the Internet or corporate intranets. Instead of heavy investment in hardware, software, infrastructure and staff, companies can reduce costs and save space by utilizing what is now referred to as the ‘cloud.’”

Gina Downing Joins LEAF Commercial Capital As Southwest Regional Sales Manager

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") recently announced that Gina Downing has joined the organization as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest sales region. She brings many years of leasing experience to LEAF with an emphasis on office products and other business-essential equipment.

LEAF Commercial Capital Hosts Financial Services Career Day For Olney Charter School

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF"), in conjunction with Operation Hope, recently hosted a financial services career day for students of the Olney Charter School. The half-day event was held at LEAF’s corporate offices in Center City, Philadelphia, where 25 students received an inside perspective on a career in the financial services industry along with breakfast and lunch with key LEAF employees.

LEAF Commercial Capital Welcomes Home A True American Hero

Cmdr. Michael Wojciechowicz, USN, returns to his role as Tax Director at LEAF after a tour of duty in Iraq and a year recuperating at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") is pleased to welcome back Michael Wojciechowicz to his role as Tax Director, after a 2-year absence in the service of our country.

Crit DeMent, CEO of LEAF, Speaks to the Equipment Finance Advisor in their Article, Financing the Cloud – The Time is Now!

At this year’s Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Annual Convention in Palm Desert, Crit DeMent made reference to the opportunities associated with financing cloud technologies. Equipment Finance Advisor asked DeMent to speak to the topic in greater detail.

Financing The Cloud – The Time Is Now

LEAF CEO, Crit DeMent, is featured in the Equipment Finance Advisor article, Financing the Cloud – The Time is Now! “At this year's Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Annual Convention in Palm Desert, Crit DeMent made reference to the opportunities associated with financing cloud technologies. Equipment Finance Advisor asked DeMent to speak to the topic in greater detail. In the following Q&A, he discusses the opportunities, the potential pitfalls and the important points to consider when undertaking cloud technology financing.”

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. Expands Major Account Program Support Team

A leading equipment leasing and finance company continues its aggressive manufacturer program expansion initiatives. LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") has announced the continued expansion of its Major Account Program (MAP) platform with two personnel moves.

Crit DeMent, CEO of LEAF, gives the 2012 chairman address at the 51st annual Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Convention

Crit DeMent, 2012 Chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and Chairman and CEO of LEAF Commercial Capital Inc. addresses the 51st ELFA Annual Convention in Palm Desert, Calif., on Oct. 22, 2012. DeMent is introduced by William G. Sutton, CAE, ELFA President and CEO.

Opportunity In The Face Of Uncertainty

“Opportunities are all around us. The challenge is to find them, and then to convert these opportunities to value. It’s the basic formula for success, which is simple, but rarely easy. It’s really a matter of seeing what’s already in front of you, and then taking action on it.”

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. Announces Addition of Regional Sales Manager, Southeast

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF"), is pleased to announce that Amanda Ray has joined the company to lead the regional sales operations in LEAF’s Southeast territory. She will be responsible for maintaining relationships and further developing the office equipment vendor base throughout the Southeast.

LEAF Announces the Addition of $150 Million Revolving Credit Facility

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF"), a leading independent commercial equipment leasing and finance company, announced today that it continues to expand its funding capacity with the closing of a $150 Million revolving credit facility with Credit Suisse AG, New York Branch. This additional $150 Million of warehouse capacity will be used by LEAF to fund its new lease originations through its various vendor channels.

LEAF Announces Securitization of $221 Million of Leasing Assets

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") a leading independent commercial equipment leasing and finance company, announced today the closing of a new securitization transaction, LEAF 2012-1, which was completed on September 21, 2012.

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. Announces New Blog Dedicated To Equipment Leasing

Philadelphia, PA - August 21, 2012 – LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") has just launched a new blog about equipment finance at www.LEAFCommercialCapital.com. The site will publish a wide range of articles about equipment leasing including how to's, checklists, benefits, best practices, and industry trends. All of the content will be created by LEAF's management team as well as selected industry experts.

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. Announces The Addition of New Director of Major Account Development

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin V. Lacey to the role of Director, Major Account Development. Mr. Lacey, a 15-year industry veteran, comes to LEAF from De Lage Landen Financial Services, where he served as Mid-Ticket Account Executive / Program Manager. "Kevin’s experience in sales as well as with the delivery and support of comprehensive finance solutions to key organizations is a great complement to our major account program management team," said Vincent Faino, Senior Vice President of Sales at LEAF.

LEAF Announces Addition of Sandy Bernadino-Graydus

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") is pleased to announce that Sandy Bernadino-Graydus has joined the company as Director of Operations. Her primary role will be to ensure operational integrity and sales program consistency. "Sandy's professional experience blends perfectly with the LEAF brand," said Miles Herman, President and COO of LEAF.

Miles Herman, President And COO Of LEAF, Contributed An Article To ImageSource Magazine Titled Financing The Managed Services Offering

Financing the Managed Services Offering. It is hard to open a technology trade journal or speak with industry experts and not read or hear about the movement to more comprehensive offerings in the office automation marketplace. As technology continues to evolve, it also continues to converge. The explosion of the Internet and related technologies, cloud computing, and extensive third party services has become today’s technology standard.

Financing Higher Margins

LEAF President & COO, Miles Herman, published an article in the Monitor, Finding Higher Margins…Challenges and Rewards of Small-Ticket Leasing. “Small-ticket equipment leasing can provide opportunities to find higher margins than are available in commercial loans or in the bond market, while maintaining acceptable levels of risk. However, LEAF’s Miles Herman explains that small-ticket leasing is a complex undertaking that requires a significant commitment of resources and specialized expertise.”

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. Wins Prestigious Industry Award For Technical Excellence

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") was recently notified that it has been selected as the winner of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's ("ELFA") prestigious 2012 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award is presented annually to companies that clearly demonstrate innovation and best practices in using technology to deliver operational solutions to the equipment leasing and finance industry.