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Triumph Business Capital

Triumph Commercial Finance
 
Welcome Reception – Triumph Business Capital & Triumph Commercial Finance
Triumph, provides asset based lending, invoice factoring, equipment finance and premium finance solutions for small to mid-sized businesses nationwide. Offering alternative funding options to businesses that are often ignored by traditional financial institutions, Triumph specializes in finding custom solutions tailored for each individual business.
 
 
Tax
Dessert Reception – Tax Guard
Tax Guard is the first company in the U.S. to give lenders proactive insight into their clients’ hidden tax risks long before federal tax liens are filed. A majority of IFA members throughout the country rely on our proprietary tax risk assessment tools both prior to financing and throughout the course of their lending relationships for ongoing peace of mind.
 
 
Saint John Capital
 
Closing Event Sponsor – Saint John Capital
For more than 15 years Saint John Capital has been helping trucking companies with freight factoring. We pay 100% of the face value of your freight bill*, without any of the hoops or long-term contracts that other factoring companies require. That’s why we’re the premiere factoring company in the US – our commitment to helping trucking companies get the cash they need when they need it.
 
 
Lenders Funding
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor Notepads – Lenders Funding
Lenders Funding, LLC, which is run by Bob Zadek and Harvey Friedman, has been the leading and most responsive participant in the factoring industry for over a decade. No other participant offers faster turnaround times for approvals. Only Lenders Funding has an entire portfolio of participation products to guaranty that the factor will employ the most funds and earn the highest net yield. We tailor our participation to your needs, whether it be merely additional funds, or additional funding coupled with the reduction of your credit exposure. There are no fees other than Lenders Funding share of the income paid by your client. Contact us at 757 220 9592.
 
 
Crestmark Bank
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – Crestmark Bank
A business-to-business lender specializing in providing diverse financial solutions, Crestmark was founded on the notion that there was a niche in need of help: the small-to-medium sized businesses that needed funding the more traditional banks could not provide. So, founder W. David Tull left the world of traditional banking, and started Crestmark. Approved as a Michigan-chartered FDIC Bank in 1996, Crestmark opened its doors in Troy, Michigan, and today, still employs many of the people who were here at inception.
 
 
FSW Funding
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – FSW Funding
FSW Funding was founded in 2001 with the goal of offering flexible and affordable factoring programs to small and middle-market companies. Over the past two decades, FSW has grown its annual factoring volume to exceed $300 million by tailoring each financial package and providing unparalleled service to clients.
 
 
Great Elm Capital Corp.
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – Great Elm Capital Corp.
Great Elm Capital Corp. is a publicly traded business development company that seeks to acquire and/or provide growth capital to successful factoring and other specialty finance companies across the industry. Great Elm’s stock is traded on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “GECC”.
 
 
Prestige Capital
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – Prestige Capital
Prestige Capital, headquartered in Fort Lee, NJ provides liquidity solutions to early stage, small, and mid-sized businesses through the purchase of their invoices. Customers typically have accounts receivable between $250 thousand to $25 million. In February 2019 Great Elm Capital Corp. acquired a majority interest in Prestige Capital from its retiring founder.
 
 
Alterna
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – Alterna
Alterna Capital Solutions elevates small business success through innovative and comprehensive financing solutions delivered in long-term partnership with business owners. Our leadership team represents over 100 collective years of alternative lending and specialty financing experience. Founded in 2018, we provide financing for up to $15 million in growth capital.
 
 
TBS Factoring Service, LLC
 
Thursday Evening Reception Co-Sponsor – TBS Factoring Service, LLC
Since 1968, TBS has been providing receivables financing for small to mid-sized businesses throughout the US and Canada with an emphasis in transportation and construction finance. TBS employs more than 250 from its headquarters in Oklahoma and is a tech-forward financial services provider, still firmly committed to serving independent truckers, but equally determined to provide its unique brand of quality, service, innovation, and custom finance solutions to the broader business community.
 
 
UMB Capital Finance
 
Pillar Wraps – UMB Capital Finance
UMB Capital Finance offers financing solutions that provides working capital based on accounts receivable and inventory. With UMB, a company can accelerate cash flow by leveraging assets to offset daily operating costs, with the potential to expand into more traditional lending products. Find out more at UMB.com/CapitalFinance.
 
 
Utica Leaseco, LLC
 
Session Sponsor: Adam Steltzner – Utica Leaseco, LLC
Utica LeaseCo specializes in providing asset-based, financial solutions for high risk companies. Our focus is to rely on industrial machinery and equipment as the collateral in the sale-leaseback transaction.
 
 
Hovde Group
 

Session Sponsor: Brett King – Hovde Group
Hovde Group is a leading investment banking firm that provides a full-service suite of investment banking, capital raising, and financial advisory services focused exclusively on the banking, specialty finance and financial services industry. Our Specialty Finance Group, based in the suburbs of Washington, DC, specializes in providing M&A advisory and capital raising services to specialty commercial finance companies including asset based lenders, factoring companies, equipment lenders, SBA lenders, small business and fintech lenders, as well as a variety of mortgage companies and consumer finance companies.

 
Belvidere Capital LLC

Session Sponsor - Todd Buchholz – Belvidere Capital LLC
Belvidere Capital LLC, a division of Aaron Equipment Company, Inc. is an independent asset-based lender created to deliver insightful, strategic equipment finance solutions to our clients. We assist companies that find themselves in need of financing while encountering circumstances, which preclude them from borrowing from more traditional sources. Our eight decades of experience in the valuation and disposition of industrial assets provides incomparable knowledge of how to help clients monetize the value of their operating plants and facilities.

 
TriumphPay
Thursday Afternoon Sessions Sponsor – TriumphPay
We are a carrier payment platform that connects brokers, shippers and carriers through forward-thinking solutions that help each party successfully process, settle and manage carrier payments and drive growth. As the leading transportation and operations partner, we can give you the power to take back control.
TriumphPay is the nexus of billing and payments in the transportation industry. Its payment platform is used by shippers and freight brokers to process, settle and manage carrier payments across all modes of transportation. TriumphPay is offered through an operating subsidiary of TBK Bank, SSB (Member FDIC). TBK Bank, SSB is a subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBK), a financial holding company with a diversified line of community banking and commercial activities.
 
 
Fintrade
 
Session Sponsor - Report from the Courts – Fintrade
We are committed to Commercial Factors and Lenders in order to provide the most capable and fully integrated software in the industry. We understand the business and needs of our clients and their customers. From remote access (Cloud based SaaS) to an easy to use web platform and mobile app.
 
 
Commercial Finance Consultants
 
Tote Bags – Commercial Finance Consultants
CFC is the nation's premier recruiting agency for the factoring and ABL industry. Our reputation and track record remains unmatched by any agency in the US or Canada.  Let us show you why the most successful companies claim us as their valued strategic partners.
 
 

 
Wireless Internet – Ansonia, An Equifax Company
At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employees, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and cloud technology drives insights to power decisions to move people forward.
 
 
Gulf Coast Business Credit
 
Lanyards – Gulf Coast Business Credit
Gulf Coast Business Credit. The Simple Growth Solution. Businesses often need more cash than they have on hand. Gulf Coast Business Credit can provide immediate assistance by turning your outstanding invoices into cash. Accounts Receivable Financing with GCBC allows you to focus on what you do best: service your customers and generate new business. With proper financing today, you can get where you want to be tomorrow.
 
 
eCapital
 
Thursday WSJ Delivery – eCapital
eCapital offers alternative financial solutions primarily catered towards middle-market companies located in the United States, Canada and Mexico through asset-based lending (ABL), factoring and supply chain financing.
 
 
Clark Hill PLC
 
Small Factors Lunch – Clark Hill PLC
Jason Medley represents banks, factoring companies and real estate interests in a variety of transactional matters, from due diligence to contract negotiations, workouts, intercreditor relations and secured party collections. Jason has twenty-one years of extensive experience in asset based loan (ABL) financing. He also represents businesses in corporate governance and general matters, including entity formation, contracts, leasing, mergers and acquisitions.
 
 
First Horizon
 
Senior Executives Roundtable – First Horizon
First Horizon is a financial services company headquartered in Memphis, TN with a 150 year history of success and stability. Our Business Credit division helps factoring companies develop growth plans through our experienced employee teams, flexible financing packages and the strength of our relationships.
 
 
TAB Bank
 
Thursday Breakfast – TAB Bank
TAB Bank provides customer financial solutions for mid-sized finance companies. These solutions include re-discount lines, asset-based loans, loan participations and servicing. TAB works with established finance companies through facilities ranging from $1 to $10 million. To learn more, visit www.tabbank.com.
 
 
Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
Factoring Conference App – Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
Factoring companies require an experienced law firm that possesses a nuanced understanding of factoring challenges and is capable of aligning legal outcomes with targeted strategies. At Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd., we provide our clients with superior legal representation in factoring and finance transactions, striking the right balance between business acumen and jurisprudence. Our mission is to provide quality driven legal services while serving as valued counselors and strong advocates on behalf of our clients. The factoring business requires proven legal counsel grounded in a demonstrated understanding of factoring products, services and markets. RSPLaw attorneys provide legal and business advantages to factoring organization as we help our clients effectively navigate the myriad of challenges in the financing community. We are a full service law firm with integrated multiple practice areas to address any matter represented. Learn more at www.rsplaw.com. The Difference is Clear.®
 
 
Stephens
Thursday Afternoon Break – Stephens Inc.
Stephens Inc. is a privately held financial services firm with a strong focus on investment banking, research, wealth management, public finance and insurance brokerage. The full service investment banking division specializes in merger & acquisition advisory and private placements of debt and equity with a dedicated focus on advising specialty finance companies, including equipment finance/leasing, factoring and small business lending, among others. In addition, through Stephens Capital Partners, the firm owns a portfolio of nearly 50 companies. For more information please visit https://www.stephens.com/about-stephens/at-a-glance/.
 
 
Ullman & Ullman, P.A.
Thursday Coffee Break – Ullman & Ullman, P.A.
Ullman & Ullman, P.A. provides highly tailored customized legal solutions for global businesses designed to minimize risks and promote business growth. With extensive experience in all forms of working capital financing opportunities including Factoring, Forfaiting and Asset-based Lending, Ullman & Ullman's attorneys have in-depth familiarity with a wide range of industries and business models that give our clients a competitive advantage. From advisory services and transactional work to litigation and arbitration in any business arena, Ullman & Ullman has the experience, knowledge and sophistication to assist businesses with transactional work and dispute resolution needs.
 
 
Iron Horse Credit
 
Individual Hand Sanitizers – Iron Horse Credit
Iron Horse Credit offers Stand-Alone Inventory Finance, Purchase Order Finance and VendorFastPay.
 
 
Newpoint Advisors Corporation
 
Room Hand Sanitizers – Newpoint Advisors Corporation
Newpoint Advisors Corporation is a financial advisory firm dedicated to improving troubled and financially underperforming businesses with revenues of $1-50MM and/or credits of less than $10MM, for a fixed fee and on a fixed timeline. Since 2013, Newpoint has recovered $381,000,000 in debt and saved 6316 jobs.
 
 
WinFactor
Conference App – WinFactor, LLC
With over 4 Billion dollars of Transportation Receivables purchased per year on our platform, WinFactor is the only software platform built for the Transportation Factor. Our integrated package means you don’t have to rely on outside vendors to process invoices or manage risk.
 
 
Jack Henry Lending
 
Conference App – Jack Henry Lending
Jack Henry Lending is a trusted technology provider of portfolio management systems for commercial finance, and offers a common framework for factoring, asset-based lending, inventory finance, and lines of credit. FactorSoft®, the industry standard in factoring software, offers a highly configurable design and comprehensive accounting capability, empowering you to execute your unique business model at scale. This enterprise platform monitors collateral across the credit spectrum to improve efficiency, manage risk, and support diverse portfolios.
 
 
Axle
 
Transportation Session – Axle
QuickPay for your carriers on your terms.
 
 
FirstLine Funding

 
Transportation Lunch: Co-Sponsor – FirstLine Funding
FirstLine Funding Group (a Division of First Bank & Trust) is a proven leader in serving the Transportation Factoring niche. FirstLine is happy to serve all types and sizes of Transportation companies. The portfolio consists of Owner Operators, medium and large fleets, and Freight Brokers. FirstLine is also helping its clients improve and/or grow their fleets by offering equipment financing, discounted fuel and tire programs, and insurance. FirstLine Funding also has a General Factoring portfolio that is comprised of staffing, light industrial/manufacturing and service related companies. Lender To Lender programs exist, as well. FirstLine offers participations, co-factoring, and direct financing. FirstLine also offers a generous referral program for Lead Brokers and other Factors.
 
 
Jencks Law, P.C.
 
Transportation Lunch: Co-Sponsor – Jencks Law, P.C.
Jencks Law, P.C. represents clients locally, regionally and nationally in several major areas of practice: We strive to provide clients with expertise, support, and timely delivery of services on a cost effective basis. We continue to be innovators in combining the law and practical business operations, estate or personal applications for the issues you are facing.
 
 
Hitachi Business Finance
 
Small Factors Roundtable – Hitachi Business Finance
Hitachi Business Finance is a source of opportunity and information for entrepreneurs seeking solutions beyond traditional lending. Backed by the global power and resources of Hitachi Ltd., we offer lender financing, factoring, asset-based lending, and loan syndications from initial invoice up to $25 million. More information at www.hitachibusinessfinance.com.
 
 
Otterbourg, P.C.
 
Young Professionals Roundtable – Otterbourg, P.C.
For over a century, Otterbourg P.C. has been the law firm of choice for many local, regional, and national financial institutions. We represent large and small factors, as well as banks and other commercial lenders, in a variety of factoring, asset based lending, and other commercial finance transactions. Our areas of expertise include all aspects of commercial finance transactions, from origination to workout. Our deep understanding of both the legal and business sides of the industry allows us to provide our clients with practical and cost-effective solutions for all of their legal needs.
 
 
White Oak
 
Small Factors Lunch – White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC.
White Oak is a leading alternative financing company dedicated to providing creative funding solutions to clients across three continents. We understand every business is unique and take a hands-on approach to ensure your goals are met with our industry expertise and available financing up to $250 million.
 
 
Gateway Trade Funding
Women in Commercial Finance Roundtable: Co-Sponsor – Gateway Trade Funding
Gateway Trade Funding specializes in providing purchase order funding, letters of credit, and payments against documents to foreign or domestic manufacturers for the cost of pre-sold inventory. We fund transactions up to $10 million for firm purchase orders from creditworthy customers for finished goods. We will also consider work in progress projects.
 
 
Franklin Capital Network
 
Women in Commercial Finance Roundtable: Co-Sponsor – Franklin Capital Network
Franklin Capital has been helping small to medium-sized businesses meet their cash flow needs, for over 25 years. Our team takes a comprehensive look at the needs of the business and develops a plan that will uniquely fit their needs and can include accounts receivable, purchase order, international, machine, and equipment financing.
 
 
Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
Women in Commercial Finance Roundtable: Co-Sponsor – Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.
Factoring companies require an experienced law firm that possesses a nuanced understanding of factoring challenges and is capable of aligning legal outcomes with targeted strategies. At Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd., we provide our clients with superior legal representation in factoring and finance transactions, striking the right balance between business acumen and jurisprudence. Our mission is to provide quality driven legal services while serving as valued counselors and strong advocates on behalf of our clients. The factoring business requires proven legal counsel grounded in a demonstrated understanding of factoring products, services and markets. RSPLaw attorneys provide legal and business advantages to factoring organization as we help our clients effectively navigate the myriad of challenges in the financing community. We are a full service law firm with integrated multiple practice areas to address any matter represented. Learn more at www.rsplaw.com. The Difference is Clear.®
 
 
TradeRiver USA Inc
 
Entrance Archway Graphics – TradeRiver USA Inc
TradeRiver USA provides flexible Trade Finance and Purchase Order Finance solutions to Factors and their US clients through our innovative STEPS Transaction Platform. We fund the entire revenue cycle from the earliest supplier payment to the final end-buyer receivable. We offer Production Finance as well as PPE Funding. Trade facilities range from $500,000 to $30 million for well managed companies.
 
 
Freedom Leasing, LLC

Golf Tournament – Freedom Leasing, LLC
Freedom Leasing is a trailer leasing company that partners with Factoring companies to allow their clients an opportunity to grow. By teaming up with Factoring Companies, Freedom Leasing allows its clients access to more equipment than if they attempted to do it on their own.

 
Haversine Funding
 
Virtual Networking Platform: Co-Sponsor – Haversine Funding
Haversine Funding helps commercial lenders fill funding gaps through transactional or portfolio participation programs, lender finance senior lines of credit, and growth capital funding options. Clients include factors, ABLs, inventory, purchase order, equipment lenders, and other commercial finance companies. Lines range up to $25 million depending on the product solution.
 
 
Capitol Lien Records and Research
Virtual Networking Platform - Co-Sponsor – Capitol Lien Records and Research
Capitol Lien has been providing accurate and timely due diligence solutions to business professionals nationwide since 1990. Clients leverage our personalized customer support, user-friendly technology, and years of expertise to make decisions with confidence. We offer a wide array of services related to: Real Estate Research, Court Research, Corporate Services, UCCs, Liens, and Registered Agent Services as well as Filings and Retrievals. Count on Capitol Lien when Diligence is Due.
 
 
Clark Hill PLC
 
Chapters Reception – Clark Hill PLC
Jason Medley represents banks, factoring companies and real estate interests in a variety of transactional matters, from due diligence to contract negotiations, workouts, intercreditor relations and secured party collections. Jason has twenty-one years of extensive experience in asset based loan (ABL) financing. He also represents businesses in corporate governance and general matters, including entity formation, contracts, leasing, mergers and acquisitions.
 
 
Centreviews
Chapters Reception – Centreviews
Centreviews bots are products of API, a technology company dedicated to creating simple, scalable, and secure solutions for back office departments and professionals.
 
 
Profit Solutions Group, Inc.
Chapters Reception – Profit Solutions Group, Inc.
Profit Solutions Group specializes in chargeback remediation and deduction management, helping clients increase working capital and lower dilution rates. Profit Solutions Group combines the power of remote workflow and cloud-based technology to achieve customized solutions for clients. With deep expertise and knowledge of the order-to-cash cycle and supply chain process, the team at Profit Solutions Group have been helping clients recover and eliminate costs associated with chargebacks and deductions since 1999. With a focus on chargeback recovery and deduction management, Profit Solutions Group is skilled at driving immediate results to the bottom line, averaging dilution rate reductions by more than 50%, for companies in the consumer products sector.

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