Foundation’s 2020 Campaign Welcomes Individual Donations as well as Corporate Contributions
Thank you for supporting the Secured Finance Foundation, where your contribution helps our Secured 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:
Foundation Benefactor: $5,000
TBS Factoring Service, LLC, SFNet Executive Committee
Foundation Patron: $2,500-$4,999
William D. Brewer,
Winston & Strawn LLP, Secured Finance Foundation Board Member
John M. DePledge,
Citibank, N.A., SFNet Management Committee
Siena Lending Group, SFNet Executive Committee
North Mill Capital, SFNet Management Committee
Secured Finance Network
Jonathan N. Helfat,
Otterbourg P.C. SFNet Management Committee
Charles & Jane Johnson,
Secured Finance Foundation Chairman & SFNet Past Chairman
Joesph Lehrer, Citibank, N.A.
Bethani R. Oppenheimer,
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Secured Finance Foundation Development Committee Chair
Jennifer Palmer, Gerber Finance, Inc.
Howard A. Rein, CPA, CFE
Peter York, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
SFNet Management Committee
Friend of the Foundation: $1,500-$2,499
Beatriz (Betty) Hernandez, North Mill Capital LLC
Daniel J. Krauss, Esq., Hahn & Hessen LLP
Michael D. Sharkey, Fifth Third Business Capital
Member of the Foundation: up to $1,499
William Bence, Wingspire Capital
Paula Currie, PNC Business Credit
Paul B. Cronin, Santander Bank, N.A.
Steven Gold, Allied Financial Corporation
Stephen P. Johnson, J D Factors LLC
Lawrence E Klaff, Gordon Brothers Finance Company
Morten Kucey, Secured Finance Network
David W. Morse, Otterbourg P.C.,
Robert Meyers, Republic Business Credit
Greg Slowik, Secured Finance Network
Richard L. Solar, Solar
Patron Level: $1000-$2,499
1STWEST Background Due Diligence,
J D Factors LLC,
Stephen P. Johnson
William Brewer, Partner at Winston and Strawn, LLP
"Supporting the Foundation is our way to think collectively about the future, whether it is peer education or legislative issues that the Foundation is able to focus on."
David B. Kurzweil, Shareholder; Chair, Atlanta Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice; Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Practice of Greenberg Traurig LLP
"We have to understand the effects of new laws, the implications of cross-border transactions, and we have to develop uniform laws across countries. The Foundation helps in all of these areas. That’s important. I don’t understand why anyone wouldn’t give."
Patrick Trammell, President & Founder of Southeastern Commercial Finance, LLC
"We’re very excited about the work that the Foundation does. The Foundation provides education, leadership opportunities, and professional growth for our young professionals."
C. Edward Dobbs, Partner at Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
"The Foundation is a way to give back to an industry that has really served us well – fed our families, helped our firms, and helped us grow."
Charlie Johnson, Foundation Chairman, Secured Finance Foundation
"Education is one of the primary initiatives of Secured Finance Network. Through the Foundation, middle managers and senior leaders in our industry have contributed their time and talent and have devoted endless hours to developing and delivering content, as well as providing education for younger folks coming up in our industry"