Spencer Richman, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, became president of the largest equipment leasing association in the United States at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Equipment Leasing Brokers (NAELBä) on May 2, 2009 in Las Vegas.

May 11, 2009 – PRLog — Mr. Richman is the owner of American Financial Network, Inc., a commercial equipment leasing and financing company in Beachwood, Ohio. American Financial Network has been providing equipment leasing and financing to businesses and municipalities nationwide for over twenty years. The company offers leasing and financing for nearly all types of business equipment including computers, manufacturing equipment, software, vehicles, construction, medical, office equipment and more. Leases range in size from as little as $5,000 to as much as a few million dollars. While bank financing is very difficult to obtain these days, American Financial Network continues to provide funds for companies who need to acquire equipment.

The National Association of Equipment Leasing Brokers was formed more than twenty years ago to serve the interest of equipment leasing companies who broker or sell their leases in the secondary market. The association has experienced phenomenal growth, increasing from a few hundred member companies just a few years ago to over one thousand leasing companies at the end of 2008. NAELB member companies are in all fifty states and Canada and range from small one to two person operations to large national bank owned leasing companies.

The Certified Lease Professional (CLPä) designation that Spencer Richman holds makes him one of only two hundred twenty CLPs in the country. The CLP designation sets the standard for professionalism in the leasing industry. It identifies and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated their competency through continued education, testing and conduct. He also holds the Best Practices Brokerä designation which is a certification from the NAELB which shows the ability to apply the association’s Code of Ethics to business practices. It represents the highest level of commitment to ethical business practices in the industry.

Spencer Richman is a graduate of Northwestern University and founded American Financial Network, Inc. in 1988. He is married and has three children, is an assistant scoutmaster and served on the board of his temple. His interests include reading, skiing, camping and sailing.

Source: PR Log