Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Odessa, the leading provider of technology solutions for asset finance, today announced being recognized by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) for 20 years of membership in the organization. ELFA is the premier trade association in the United States representing companies in the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector.
As a member of ELFA, Odessa joins forces with other leading companies in the equipment finance sector. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation across the U.S. The association’s 575 members include independent and captive equipment leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. ELFA exists to provide member companies a platform to promote and advocate for the equipment finance industry, including attracting and developing new and diverse talent; a forum for professional development and training; and a resource that develops information about, and for, the industry.
ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta congratulated Odessa on this membership milestone and thanked the company for its participation in and many contributions to the association and industry.
“Since its founding in 1961, ELFA has united the equipment finance industry under one umbrella to learn, do business and advocate for equipment finance and its important role in the U.S. economy,” said Petta. “Over the years, member companies have evolved and innovated to meet changing customer needs. This speaks to the strength and resilience of our industry as it equips American businesses to succeed and prosper. We congratulate all the companies celebrating milestone membership anniversaries in 2022.”