Leaders in the Finance Industry


The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation is a third party-vetted indication of a lease professional's experience and knowledge. With more than 140 colleagues earning the designation, we employ more CLFPs than anywhere else in the world.

Andrew Eller, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, serves as President, CLFP Board of Directors.

Todd Buzard, Senior Vice President, Business Support, serves on the CLFP Board of Directors.

Roberta Condidorio, Vice President, Marketing, and Alison Taylor, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, serve on the CLFP Marketing Committee.

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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the premier trade association for the $1 trillion U.S. equipment finance sector.​ 

Alan Sikora, CEO, serves on the Board of Directors.

Mike Wiedemer, National Sales Director, serves on the Financial Institutions Business Council Steering Committee.

Sara Fay, Vice President, Marketing, serves on the Communications Committee.

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The ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) reports economic activity across the industry by closely following 25 industry leaders’ trends, including First American.

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