Welcome to the CFA Midwest Chapter
CFA Midwest Chapter is the trade group for commercial finance companies,
factors, banks and other financing agencies engaged in the asset-based
financial services industry of Chicago and the Midwest region. We are a
Regional Chapter of the CFA which serves the
asset-based financial services industry on an international, national, regional
and local basis.
CFA Midwest Chapter is a leading lender-based networking organization in the
Chicago metro area. Our roots are in asset-based lending, but we strive to
attract all parties involved in a secured lending transaction. Our goal is to
provide the best networking forum for lenders and service providers, including
consultants, attorneys, appraisers and accountants.
Commercial Finance Association’s Midwest Chapter is comprised of professionals
with great insight and experience. Our members take pride in bringing their
quality programs, valued contacts and more to the asset-based financial
The CFA has a two-tiered membership structure. Lending institutions join at the National level and individuals join at the local chapter level. If you work for a CFA member firm, you pay the $95 standard rate for your chapter membership. If you don't work for a CFA member firm or aren't a lender, you are still welcome to join our chapter; you just pay the non-member rate of $150 for your membership.
Join today and your membership is valid through December 31, 2018. Benefits include member pricing for the November 30 Holiday Party at Boleo and all 2018 Midwest Chapter events, including Early Member Registration for the Blackhawks and Cubs Outings, our two most popular events. You'll also receive a complimentary subscription to The Secured Lender, a publication devoted exclusively to the asset-based financial services and factoring industries. As a member of our chapter, you
will be added to our mailing database so you are kept informed of upcoming
events. The 2018 Midwest Chapter membership
rates are listed on our Join/Renew page.
offer special membership rates for Young Professionals (40 and under). Join the YoPro community at no-charge using the link below. Once registered, enter discount
code YPDues18 at checkout to take advantage of the YoPro rate.
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located at the top of the page to join or renew online or you can download the 2018 Midwest Chapter Membership Application.