Advisory Board Emeritus
Robert “Bob” Teichman, CLFP
Bob was appointed by Kit Menkin as chairman May 8, 2005, primarily to recognize him as our number one good will ambassador. He retired as chairman and was appointed Emeritus Board Member on December 31, 2020.
Robert Teichman, CLFP
Teichman Financial Training
"After all these years, after having been in the leasing business for over 50 years, I really appreciate all the wonderful people I have met, and the lasting friendships I have formed. I still enjoy the business immensely. There is always something new around the corner."
Bob started in automotive leasing in 1963 in sales, then moved into equipment leasing in the late 1960's. For over 20 years he provided funding for leasing companies as an officer of both bank and non-bank lenders.
Along the way, he started several successful leasing companies. His company, Teichman Financial Training was founded in 1998 and provides lease education and consulting services to lessors, funders, brokers, government and international agencies, and other members of the financial community.
He was active in leasing associations, having served on the Board of Directors of the United Association of Equipment Leasing (UAEL) for four years. For three years he was the Chairman of their Education Committee with responsibility for the Certification Program and Educational Programs. He was also a member of other committees including the Standards Committee.
Bob was a frequent speaker at leasing industry events and has written articles for UAEL's Newsline and other industry publications. He is a co-author of the Certified Lease Professional's Handbook and a co-author of the World Bank’s Global Leasing Toolkit.
He served seven years on the Board of the Certified Lease and Finance Professional Foundation including two years as President and one year as Chairman.
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