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ELFA Welcomes Shari Lipski to 2021’s Board of Trustees

Northbrook, IL, January 7, 2020 — ECS Financial Services, Inc., an accounting firm that specializes in the equipment leasing industry, is proud to announce that Shari L. Lipski, CLFP, Principal, has been appointed onto the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (“Foundation”) 2021 Board of Trustees.

Shari’s appointment to the Foundation’s Board is a strong testimony of her enduring dedication, contribution, and advancement in the equipment lease and finance industry. Shari’s role reflects the unique professional perspective her world-class leasing, financing, and accounting experience brings to the Foundation’s Board.

“This appointment is an honor and I look forward to serving with the other Foundation members on the 2021 Board of Trustees,” said Shari. “This is an inspiring opportunity for everyone to thoughtfully pursue the Board’s mission as best as possible.”

With over 20 years of experience in lease portfolio management and lease originations, Shari’s brings a great sum of knowledge to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

According to the Foundation, Shari and 20 other officers were elected following the Board’s annual meeting. Shari joins the Foundation’s other trustees who have demonstrated substantial leadership in the equipment leasing and finance industry:

“The Foundation’s 2021 Board represents a wealth of expertise, talent, and experience in the equipment finance industry,” said Scott Thacker, CEO, Ivory Consulting Corporation, and Chair of the Board. “We are privileged that each one of them shares a strong passion for the three key components of our mission – research, education, and sustainability, and we are fortunate to benefit from their volunteer time and commitment as we collectively work to advance the Foundation for the benefit of the equipment finance industry.”,

Shari Lipski can be reached directly at, 847.897.1711 or on LinkedIn at

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Established in 1989, the ELFF 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 charitable individual and corporate donations. Learn more at


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