Skype Interviews

Edward Cherney

By : October 22, 2011

Edward Cherney has made a lifelong career as an entrepreneurial executive. He is currently Chairman of TIP Capital. He has led industry renowned equipment leasing companies such as CMI Corporation, ENCORE, and AT&T Systems Leasing. Edward’s 40-year career has mainly involved directing end-user sales staffs and operations that originated sophisticated, financial-oriented lease transactions. Edward is [...]

John C. Deane

By : October 5, 2011

John Deane is a founder of The Alta Group and its chief executive officer.

He leads the global consultancy composed of five major practice areas: consulting, merger & acquisitions, legal support services, professional development, and vendor and captive programs.

Prior to co-founding The Alta Group, he served as a principal in the firm of Amembal, Deane & Associates, the world’s leading provider of training, educational and consulting services for the equipment leasing industry. He has been CEO of both Great Western Leasing and BancOne Leasing and has served as the CFO and president of several major financial corporations.

Sudhir P. Amembal

By : June 3, 2011

Mr. Amembal, chairman and CEO of Amembal & Associates as well the CEO and editor of Global Leasing Resource (GLR), is interviewed about his experience as an educator and entrepreneur featuring his global perspective. This pioneer, like others interviewed here, remains extremely active in the industry and has recently launched both the GLR and the World Leasing News.

James Renner

By : March 21, 2011

Jim Renner, a consultant with The Alta Group, has extensive expertise helping financial institutions succeed in equipment leasing and finance markets. Prior to joining the global consultancy in January, 2011, he was president of Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and its forerunner, Norwest Equipment Finance for 15 years, before retiring.

Dennis Neumann, Leasing Pioneer

By : March 1, 2011

Bob Rinaldi interviewed leasing pioneer, Dennis Neumann, currently the CEO of BNY Capital Funding LLC. The Skype interview was captured on video Jan. 8, 2011. Bob and Dennis had first met years ago through their involvement with the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association and their roles on its board of directors. Click below on the [...]

“The Computer Guys”
Principles for Success

By : August 17, 2010

The Chairman of CSI Leasing, Inc., the largest IT leasing company in the United States, speaks about how he got his start in the IT equipment brokerage and leasing industry, how important ethics and basic business principles have always been, and how he interacts and treats all customers, partners, vendors and employees with dignity, respect and courtesy, the same way he would always like to be treated.