Professional Development


Professional Development

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to announce that there are new commercial equipment finance professionals who recently passed the 8-hour online exam.  The newest CLFPs are:

  • Drew Christopher, CLFP Associate; Assistant Vice President, Sales, First American Equipment Finance

  • Kirsten Schoenborn, CLFP Associate; Sales Analyst, First American Equipment Finance

  • Joel Johnson, CLFP; Vice President, First American Equipment

The CLFP designation is the only certification for the Equipment Finance Industry and there are currently 573 active Certified Lease & Finance Professionals and Associates in the United States, Canada and Australia. For more information visit

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