Ivory Consulting’s Martin Klotzman Elected to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Board of Trustees

(WALNUT CREEK, CA - January 18, 2024) – Ivory Consulting Corporation, the leading provider of equipment lease and loan pricing and asset management software, software customizations, and consulting services for the equipment finance industry, proudly announces the election of Martin Klotzman, Director of Marketing and Operations, to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Board of Trustees. This appointment marks a significant milestone for the Foundation as Martin becomes the youngest person to be elected trustee in the Foundation’s 35-year history.

Martin Klotzman brings to the Board of Trustees valuable insights gained as a member of the ELFA’s Innovation Advisory Council and, previously, as a founding member and former Chair of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's Emerging Talent Advisory Council. He also served on the ELFA’s BCSC Service Providers Council, Equity Committee, and Membership Committee. These roles, collectively, showcase his deep commitment to the industry. "I am honored to join the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s Board of Trustees," says Klotzman. "As an advocate for emerging talent and innovation, I am excited about the prospect of helping guide our industry through the transformative AI-driven era. I am eager to contribute to the Foundation's mission and support the advancement of the equipment finance industry."

The Foundation's Executive Director, Kelli Nienaber warmly welcomed Klotzman. "Martin’s appointment to the Board of Trustees is a testament to his remarkable dedication and passion for our industry,” remarked Nienaber. “His proven leadership and commitment to innovation is an ideal fit for guiding the Foundation into its next chapter. We are thrilled to have him and look forward to the fresh perspectives he will bring.”

Klotzman's appointment comes at a time when the Foundation is poised to tackle the challenges of a rapidly advancing industry. The Board of Trustees, with its collective expertise and foresight, remains committed to the Foundation's mission to foster education, research, and innovation that equip the equipment finance sector for the future.

About Ivory Consulting

For over 40 years, Ivory Consulting Corporation has been the leading provider of equipment lease and loan software, software customizations, and consulting services for the equipment finance industry. Ivory's flagship product, SuperTRUMP, is the proven solution for modeling and pricing complex leases and loans and is trusted by nine of the Monitor top 10 companies. Ivory Consulting Corporation is privately held and headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA.

About the Foundation

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that propels the equipment finance sector—and its people—forward through industry-specific knowledge, intelligence, and programs that contribute to industry innovation, individual careers, and the overall betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry. The Foundation is funded through individual and corporate donations. Learn more at www.leasefoundation.org.