Foundation’s 2019 Campaign Welcomes Individual Donations as well as Corporate Contributions

Thank you for supporting the CFA Education Foundation, where your contribution helps our Commercial Finance community realize its positive economic impact and continues to educate and train aspiring individuals to become effective practitioners in the field of secured lending:

Individual Supporters:

Foundation Patron: $2,500-$4,999
John M. DePledge,
Citibank, N.A., CFA Management Committee

David Grende,
Siena Lending Group, CFA Management Committee

Jeffrey Goldrich, 
North Mill Capital, CFA Management Committee

Richard Gumbrecht,
Commercial Finance Association

Charles & Jane Johnson,
CFA Education Foundation Chairman & CFA Past Chairman

Wade M. Kennedy,
McGuireWoods LLP, CFA Education Foundation Development Committee Chair 

Friend of the Foundation: $1,500-$2,499
James C. Chadwick.
Holland & Knight LLP,CFA Education Foundation Governing Board Member

Member of the Foundation: up to $1,499
Thomas A. Greco, Hilco Global

Gary Katz, Downtown Capital Partners, LLC

David W. Morse,
Otterbourg P.C., CFA Executive Committee 
Howard A. Rein, CPA, CFE,
Freed Maxick ABL Services
(in memory of Leonard Machlis)
Robert S. Sandler,
RSS Robert S. Sandler, LLC

Corporate Supporters:

Gold Level: $12,500-$19,999
Winston & Strawn LLP,
William D. Brewer, Partner, Co-Head of Corporate Lending

McGuireWoods LLP

Wade M. Kennedy, Partner

Silver Level: $7,500-$12,499
Buchalter PC,
Anthony R. Callobre, Shareholder

Bronze Level: $5,000-$7,499

Chapman and Cutler LLP,
Steven G. Hastings, Partner

Burt M. Feinberg, Managing Director & Group Head

Benefactor Level: $2,500-$4,999
AmeriFactors Financial Group, LLC,
Kevin R. Gowen, Sr., President and CEO

AtlanticRMS LLC,
Richard Hawkins, CEO

J D Factors LLC,
Stephen P. Johnson, President

MB Business Capital
William A. Stapel, Senior Vice President

Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Michael L. Widland, Partner

UCCPlus Risk Management
Gary M. Zimmerman, SVP Chief Underwriting Counsel

Webster Business Credit Corp.,
Warren K. Mino, President & Chief Operating Officer

Patron Level: $1000-$2,499
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Suzanne Bury, CEO

Hilco Global,
Gary C. Epstein, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Robert D. Katz, CTP, MBA, CPA, Managing Director

Member Level: up to $999
Allied Financial Corporation,
Steven C. Gold, President & CEO

Robert W. Bowles, Founder & Executive Director

Entrepreneur Growth Capital, LLC
Dean I. Landis, President

Sidley Austin LLP
James A. Snyder, Partner

See our 2018 Supports: Click Here


The Critical Importance of the CFA Education Foundation

Charlie Johnson, CFA's Education Foundation Advisor highlights the mission of the Foundation, click below to donate and become a supporter


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