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Paula Summers

Paula Summers

Senior Vice President - Sales and Strategic Partnerships, VFG Leasing & Finance

Paula Summers is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships for VFG Leasing & Finance. Paula earned a degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Georgia Tech which has enabled her to comprehend complex technologies, strengthening both vendor and customer relationships by providing finance solutions specific to specialty equipment acquisitions. Paula is a Certified Lease Professional, Co-Chair for ISRI Women in Recycling Council and a Member of the ISRI Southeast Chapter and South Carolina Recyclers Association. Paula is also the Chair of the NPGA Women in Propane Council and a Member of the ELFA Independent Business Council Steering Committee. Paula enjoys yoga, tennis, and travel.

All Sessions by Paula Summers

Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Profitability and Asset Management: Through the Finance Lens

Meeting Room 209 A-C: Level 2

Track: Business Management 🛈Topics may include day-to-day activities and processes of the facility; business planning and finance; competitive and diversification strategies; growth, profits and productivity; legal issues; human resources and talent/workforce development; marketing and sales; leadership development; commodities hedging; securing and extending credit; buying and selling recyclable materials; insurance and customer service; Logistics, and transportation.
From Fortune 500 corporations to privately held multi-generational companies, finance plays a critical role in how an organization manages its cash flow. Gain an understanding into how to use finance options in the right scenarios to make the difference in optimizing the growth trajectory of your business. See a full analysis of cash purchases versus financing and when to use different types of financing methods to best manage your company’s equipment assets.