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.
Bombardier Product Update and Valuation Seminar 2015 (April 13, 2015 Shanghai, China) Mike Kahmann, Managing Director and Group Head, CIT Business Aircraft Finance will participate on the International Lessor Panel at the seminar.

Outbrain's Annual Summit for Publishers (April 14, 2015 New York, NY) Abby Cohn, Vice President, Marketing & Advertising, Communications & Government Relations will participate on a panel and discuss Native Advertising.

Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (April 14 - 15, 2015 Shanghai, China) Jolie Howard, Vice President, Sales - Asia, CIT Business Aircraft Finance will moderate a panel and discuss Business Aircraft Acquisitions and Transactions in China.  

Maintenance, Repair and Operations Americas (April 14 - 16, 2015 Miami, FL)  Steve Mason, Vice President, Aircraft Analysis, CIT Commercial Air will be the panel moderator at the conference.  Topic to be discussed is Lessors Speak Out.

Commercial Factoring Expertise Conference (April 18, 2015 Shenzhen, China) Joy Zhu, Director, CIT Commercial Services will provide the keynote address at the conference about Risk Management in Factoring. 

Chief Data Officer Summit (April 28 - 29, 2015 San Jose, TX) BJ Fesq, Chief Data Officer, Information Technology will give the keynote presentation on Data Virtualization in Financial Services.

National Aircraft Retail Association (NARA) Spring Meeting (April 29 - May 1, 2015 Savannah, GA) Mike Kahmann, Managing Director and Group Head, CIT Business Aircraft Finance will participate on a panel to discuss NARA Continuing Education Series - Current Finance Topics and Issues in the Market. 
Thomas Reuters 3rd Annual Middle Market Loan Conference (May 6, 2015 New York) Neil Wessan, Group Head and Managing Director, CIT Capital Markets will participate on a panel and discuss Bank Lender Topics in the Middle Market. 
Aviation Africa Conference (May 10 - 11, 2015 Dubai, UAE) Graeme Shanks, Vice President, CIT Business Aircraft Finance, will participate as a panel moderator and discuss Finance Challenges and Opportunities for African Growth.

EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) Transactions Seminar (May 18, 2015 Geneva, Switzerland) Mike Kahmann, Managing Director and Group Head, CIT Business Aircraft Finance will participate on a panel to discuss Trends in Aircraft Financing.   

Commercial Finance Associaton General Meeting (May 19, 2015  Dallas, TX) Neal Legan, Managing Director, CIT Corporate Finance, Commercial & Industrial will participate on a panel and discuss Middle-Market Lending Trends.

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.