Steven Gold, Chairperson of the CFA Convention Committee, announces exciting list of speakers for the CFA 72nd Annual Convention including Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Martin O’Malley, Venus Williams, and James Olsen.

Atlanta, Georgia – April 29, 2016 – The 2016 Commercial Finance Association (CFA) 72nd Annual Convention will feature a wide range of notable speakers, including Governor Jeb Bush, Governor Martin O’Malley, Venus Williams, and James Olsen. This event will take place in Miami Beach at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel on November 9th through 11th.

On Thursday, November 10th, former Governor of Florida, Jeb Bush, and former Governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley will be the keynote speakers. They will provide an in depth analysis on the presidential race, election results, and the future direction of the country.

The Thursday lunch speech will be given by the international tennis champion and entrepreneur, Venus Williams. With more than 20 career titles and multiple Olympic gold medals, Miss Williams will discuss the undeniable value of determination and hard work.

Friday’s lunch will feature former CIA spy James Olson. Mr. Olson will invite guests into the secret world of CIA espionage and explain his forecasts of the impact of the global war on terror.


About Steven Gold and the Commercial Finance Association

The CEO of Allied Financial, Steven Gold, currently serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Commercial Finance Association.  He is the Committee Chairperson for the Chapter President’s Committee as well as having served on numerous other committees.   He served as President of the Atlanta Chapter for nearly 3 years and remains active as the longest tenured Board Member of the Chapter.

Allied Financial is a locally owned, operated, and privately held company. With more than 100 years of commercial finance experience, the management team at Allied Financial are leaders in the industry.

Since 1944, the CFA Annual Convention has been the premier networking and informational event in the commercial finance industry. For more information about the CFA 72nd Annual Convention, visit or call Allied Financial at 770-730-0101.