Executive Speakers Series

At CIT, we pride ourselves on utilizing our financial expertise, industry knowledge and strong relationships to help our clients maximize their potential.
To that end, many members of the CIT team are available to present expert financial and business commentary at your next conference. We encourage you to review our CIT Executive Sourcebook, which highlights our executives' current responsibilities, their areas of expertise and their prior work experience.
CIT Speakers generally focus on the following areas:
  • Brand strategy
  • Corporate strategy/governance
  • Financial and advisory services
  • Financial trends in today's global market
  • Industry-specific financing
  • Risk management 
  • The middle market sector  
We look forward to connecting you with our executive team and highlighting the wealth of intellectual capital at CIT.
To book a speaker from CIT, please contact Curt Ritter at curt.ritter@cit.com.

Corporate Jet Investor Conference (June 8 - 10, 2015 Singapore) Jolie Howard, Vice President, Sales - Asia,  CIT Business Aircraft Finance and Mike Kahmann, Group Head and Managing Director, CIT Business Aircraft Finance will both participate on a panel and discuss A Financier's Perspective. 

2nd Annual Stress Testing West Conference (June 10 - 11, 2015 San Francisco, CA) Victor Ziskin, Managing Director, Head of Quantitative Strategies, Risk Management will present at the conference on topic of Drawing the Correlation Between Capital Adequacy and Liquidity Stress Testing to Set Appropriate Buffers.

Environmental Bankers Association Semi-Annual Meeting (June 14 - 16, 2015 Denver, CO) Martha Walters, Chief Environmental Risk Officer, CIT Bank will participate on a panel and discuss Participations/Syndications - Intersecting Perspectives of Stakeholders. 

RiskMinds America 2015 (June 15 - 19, 2015 Miami, FL) Victor Ziskin, Managing Director, Head of Quantitative Strategies, Risk Management will present on topics of Liquidity & Capital Stress Tests and Overcoming the Challenges of Modeling Leverage Loans. 

Caprate 4th Annual Midwest Data Center Summit (June 15 - 16, 2015 Chicago, IL) Joseph Junda, Managing Director, CIT Corporate Finance, Communications, Information Services & Technology will participate on a panel and discuss Data Center Financing - Analysis of Availability and Types of Capital in the Face of Industry Consolidation and Federal Regulation.
Marine Money Conference (June 16 - 18, 2015 New York) George Fikaris, Vice President, CIT Maritime Finance will present on topic of Flexible Lending Structures to Accommodate Unique Situations. 
IAA of NY (International Advertising Association) Luncheon (June 17, 2015 New York) Debbie Haeringer, Director of Content Marketing, Carolyn Menz, Director of Digital and Social Media, Abby Cohn, Vice President, Marketing and Advertising in Communications and Government Relations will participate on a panel and discuss Content Marketing at CIT - Evolution, Media Partnership, Measurement and Successes.

Presentation to Moody's Analytics Commercial Mortgage Metrics User Group (June 18, 2015 New York) John Monaghan, Managing Director, CIT Real Estate Finance will present at the conference on topic of CIT's Experience Using Moody's Commercial Mortgage Metrics.
China Tax Roundtable Summit (June 18, 2015 Shanghai, China) Angel Chu, Tax Director, Asia, Corporate Tax will be a panel moderator and discuss Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") Implications in China.
Chief Data Officer Executive Summit (June 19, 2015 Jersey City, NJ) BJ Fesq, Chief Architect, Chief Data Officer, Information Technology will moderate a panel on topic of Good Governance Means Good Data. 
Watson Farley Seminar (June 23, 2015 London, UK) John Leenane, Regional Director, Europe & Asia, Financial Institutions Group, CIT Commercial Aerospace will be a panel moderator and discuss Operating Lessor Financing.

Global Financial Markets Intelligence (GFMI) Premier Leveraged Lending Conference (July 24 - 26, 2015 New York) Kenneth Wendler, Deputy Chief Credit Officer, Risk Management will participate on a roundtable discussion on topic of Leveraged Lending - Setting Risk Appetite.
Institute for Professionals in Taxation's 2015 Annual Conference (June 28 - July 1, 2015 San Diego, CA) Kimberly Brunson, Sales Tax, CIT Equipment Finance will co-present on a panel and discuss FAS 5 ASC 450-20.     

71st Annual Commercial Finance Association Conference (November 11 - 13, 2015 Austin, TX) Michael Coiley, Managing Director, CIT Corporate Finance, Healthcare will give the opening remarks as outgoing President and incoming Chairman of the CFA.