2024 Winter Business Development Level One

January 9 to 11, 2024

Date and Time

January 9-11, 2024
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET each day


Business Development Level One is an immersive curriculum that emphasizes all areas of the business development function in a collaborative setting.  Participants will learn more about the skills and traits of successful originators, how to effectively identify markets, building and strengthening referral source relationships, establishing a value proposition, and being an effective champion for new opportunities.

This course is an excellent introduction into the origination process and is open to industry newcomers and veterans of all skillsets who are interested in learning more about sourcing and closing new business, using methods that are considered best practices.


Daniel R. Stella, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Business Capital
Joseph Accardi, Former Head of New Business Development, ABL., M&T Bank. 
Ronald W. Kerdasha, Managing Director, CIBC Bank, Asset Based Lending

Refund/Cancellation Policy

The Secured Finance Network reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment.

We recognize that plans can change due to business priorities, and we will work with you to find another workshop date that better suits your schedule. In order to receive a refund, you must submit written notification no less than five business days prior to the program start date.


Member Price: $750

Non-Member Price: $1,015


Contact Information

Contact: Denise Castagna

Cell Number: 917-881-2565

Email: dcastagna@sfnet.com

Upcoming Professional Development Courses

  • Intro to ABL
  • Factoring Documentation
  • ABL Loan Documentation
  • On Demand classes: Appraisals, Factoring, Legal, Workout & Bankruptcy 
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