Amur Equipment Finance’s Mike Coon Elected to NEFA President and Chairman of the Board of Directors

November 6, 2017

Press Release

GRAND ISLAND, NE – November 6th, 2017  Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF), a 2016 Top Ten independent equipment finance company, today announced that AmurEF’s Vice President of Syndications, Mike Coon, has been elected to the position of President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA). Mike previously served as Vice President of the NEFA Executive Committee.


“I am honored and privileged to have the opportunity to serve as NEFA’s President and Chairman,” said Mike Coon. “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, Gerry Egan and the entire membership as we continue our impressive momentum as a first-class industry association.”


Mike will serve in this position for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.


“I was very pleased when the NEFA Membership elected Mike Coon as President and Chairman of the Board,” said Gerry Egan, NEFA Executive Director & CEO. “Having been on the Board and Executive Committee in recent years, Mike knows both the opportunities and challenges the association faces and has proven to be a focused and thoughtful advocate for NEFA. I’ve counted Mike as a friend for many years now and I look forward to working closely with him on the continued growth of NEFA.”


AmurEF currently employs over 120 professionals across the United States, with key management, credit processing, underwriting, servicing, and finance functions located in its headquarters in Grand Island, Nebraska. AmurEF also has additional offices in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Texas, California and New Hampshire.


AmurEF directly serves business owners and channel vendor partners that service an array of equipment-intensive industries including: transportation, construction, commercial and industrial equipment, food service, packaging, and printing. The company offers customized finance programs, including some with same-day credit decisions and funding for its business customers and vendor partners. With a dedicated support team on staff, AmurEF handles equipment financing needs ranging from as little as $10,000 to over $2 million.



About Amur Equipment Finance


Founded in 1996, Amur Equipment Finance (AmurEF) is a nationally ranked 2016 independent equipment finance provider and Top Twenty vendor channel origination company, dedicated to ensuring that its customers and employees around the nation are equipped to grow and succeed. AmurEF offers customized capital financing programs that draw on its uniquely expansive expertise in the world’s most essential industries – from transportation and technology to manufacturing and medicine – to support its network of over 15,000 vendors and other partners. AmurEF is a subsidiary of New York-based Amur Finance Company, a global diversified holding company with over $800M in assets.


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About National Equipment Finance Association

The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a national association serving small to mid-sized independent equipment finance companies, lessors and brokers.  NEFA is a strong association offering enhanced educational programs and premium networking opportunities with broad geographic and industry segment diversity.  The mission of NEFA is to provide a forum for members to pursue personal and professional growth and promote ethical business practices through advocacy, networking and industry involvement.

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Amur Equipment Finance

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