THE EVENT

THE EVENT

Energize the night with 40 of the industry’s movers and shakers! Join CFA as we honor our 40 Under 40 with an evening presentation and dinner worthy of rising stars.

save the date: September 22, 2016 in New York City.


Individual tickets, as well as tables, are available. Proceeds will benefit the CFA Education Foundation. Please call James Kravitz at (646) 839-6080 to purchase event tickets.

Looking for a hotel room? CFA's got you covered. Preferred rates have been secured at The Lexington New York City, Autograph Collection, located one block away from the Waldorf. To secure your room for the preferred rate of $399 USD per night, click here.

Event address: Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Dress code: business attire.


THE EVENING'S ADGENDA 


6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Cocktail Reception

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Dinner and Ceremony

Master of Ceremonies
Lynda Baquero,
Award-Winning Consumer Reporter

Keynote Speaker
Rudolph W. Giuliani,
Greenberg Traurig,
Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy
and Crisis Management Practice

9:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Dessert Reception

THANK YOU TO OUR KEYNOTE SPONSOR



We also thank our Event Committee, our Leadership Council and our judges. Our group is an active, vibrant and dedicated team that has helped shape the awards and drive its success. The award presentations today are the culmination of a rigorous process to choose just 40 from a distinguished group of nominees. Nominations began in early spring, followed by thorough vetting, due diligence, and hours of debate. The results are an honor for both members and their firms.

Looking for a hotel room? CFA's got you covered. Preferred rates have been secured at The Lexington New York City, Autograph Collection, located one block away from the Waldorf. To secure your room for the preferred rate of $399 USD per night, click here.

 

OUR KEY NOTE SPEAKER & MASTER OF CEREMONY 
CFA 40 UNDER 40 



Rudolph W. Giuliani
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

As “America’s Mayor” and an iconic New Yorker, Rudolph W. Giuliani is the perfect keynote speaker for CFA’s 40 Under 40 Awards Celebration, being held in the heart of New York City at the legendary Waldorf Astoria, on September 22nd. The former New York City Mayor serves as Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice and as Senior Advisor to the firm’s Executive Chairman.

Lynda Baquero
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Award-winning Lynda Baquero is NBC 4 New York’s consumer reporter. Lynda’s “Better Get Baquero,” along with the Consumer Investigative Center, is committed to responding to and resolving consumer questions and complaints as well as provide updates on the latest consumer alerts. To date, “Better Get Baquero” has helped consumers recoup approximately $807,318.09. “Better Get Baquero” airs Monday through Thursday during the 5 P.M. newscast. Freebie Friday,” another Baquero segment, gives viewers a look at free offers for events, dining, fashion, beauty and pet products.

 




THANK YOU TO THE CFA 40 UNDER 40 leadership Council

Henry Jordan 
Chairman and CEO 
Wells Fargo Capital Finance, CFA 40 Under 40 Leadership Council Chair

Christopher Carmosino
President
Citizens Commercial Banking

Ryan Cascade
President
Ares Management LLC

Marianne Cordora
Syndicate Executive
Regions Business Capital

John DePledge
Business Head
Citi Commercial Bank, Asset Based Finance

Jeffrey K. Goldrich
President & CEO
North Mill Capital LLC

John E. Goldthorpe
Head of Business Credit
JPMorgan Chase Bank

Cole Harmonson
CEO
Far West Capital

Marc J. Heller
President
CIT Commercial Services

Inwha Huh
Regional Head,Global Trade & Receivables Finance
HSBC Global

Janet Jarrett
Managing Director, Group Head | Asset Based Lending
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Laurie Muller-Girard
National Director
Key Bank Business Capital

William Kosis
CEO, Asset Based Lending Group Head
PNC Business Credit

Jeffrey McLane
President
Bank of America Business Capital

Joseph F. Nemia
Executive Vice President, Head of ABL
TD Bank

Samuel S. Philbrick
President
U.S. Bank Asset Based Finance

J. Michael Stanley
Managing Director
Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc.

Howard Widra
Global Co-Head of Direct Origination,
Apollo Capital Management, L.P.

 

THANK YOU TO The CFA 40 UNDER 40 Event committee

Denise Albanese
Owner
Cost Reduction Solutions

Robyn Barrett
Managing Member
FSW Funding

Katherine Bell
Partner
Paul Hastings LLP

Gail Bernstein
Executive Vice President
PNC Business Credit

William Brewer
Capital Partner, Co-Head Corporate Lending
Winston & Strawn LLP

Jeremy Brown
Chairman/Founder
RapidAdvance

C. Edward Dobbs
Partner
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Sheri Fenenbock
National Program Manager, Vice President
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Lawrence Flick
Partner
Blank Rome, LLP

Kenneth Frieze
Chief Executive Officer
Gordon Brothers Group

Keith Gerding
Managing Director
Siemens Financial Services

Thomas Greco
CEO, Valuation & Industrial Services
Hilco Global

Richard Hawkins
CEO
Atlantic Risk Management

Jonathan Helfat
Partner
Otterbourg P.C.

Christoph Hoedl
First Vice President
RB International Finance (USA) LLC

Stephen Johnson
President
JD Factors LLC

Robert Katz
Managing Director
EisnerAmper

Richard Kohn
Senior Principal, General Co-Counsel
Goldberg Kohn Ltd.

Joseph Lehrer
Managing Director
Fifth Third Bank

Kathleen Lepak
SVP, Business Development Director
People's United Business Capital

David Morse
Partner
Otterbourg P.C.

Andrew Moser
Co-Head, Retail & Consumer Product ABL Group
Monroe Capital

Michael Murphy
Managing Director, Head of ABL
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Jeff Rogers
Co-Chair, Syndicated Finance
McMillan LLP

Steven Rosenberg
Managing Partner
Rosenberg & Fecci Consulting LLC

Steven Samson
President
MidCap Business Credit, LLC

William Schorling
Shareholder
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Marshall Stoddard
Partner and Practice Chair, Transactional Finance
Morgan Lewis

Ron Vanek
President
Marquette Business Credit, Inc.

Jeffrey Wurst
Partner
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.