05/10/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/10/2021 05:01
Application Deadline: June 21, 2021
Washington, D.C.- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced it is accepting member nominations for its 2021 Operations & Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes equipment finance organizations that have successfully implemented an operational excellence initiative and/or a technology innovation project.
Nominations must be received by Monday, June 21, and up to two winners will be selected. Submissions may include-but are not limited to-a new initiative, business model, customer experience improvement, consolidation, efficiency enhancement or digital transformation project. The application includes a new category for COVID-19 fast-tracked projects or technology improvements that equipment finance organizations implemented due to the new working environment.
'Coming out of a year of unique technology and operational challenges, now is the perfect time to celebrate the accomplishments within the equipment finance industry,' said Tawnya E. Stone, CLFP, Vice President, Strategic Technology at GreatAmerica Financial Services and Chair of the Award Subcommittee. 'We have all made improvements and implemented innovations that will move not only our own companies but also our industry forward. You can't be recognized if you don't submit-so don't delay. The submission process is easy and will be kept confidential.'
Details on award entry eligibility, requirements, application and judging are available at www.elfaonline.org/about/awards/operations-technology-excellence-award.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the trade association that represents companies in the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector, which includes financial services companies and manufacturers engaged in financing capital goods. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation in the U.S. and abroad. Its 580 members include independent and captive leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. In 2021, ELFA is celebrating 60 years of equipping business for success. For more information, please visit www.elfaonline.org.