Charles Anderson – CEMC Executive Director
Charles Anderson is the Executive Director of the CEMC. He also is the CEO of Currency, where he has developed the leading technology platform to help make equipment financing made simple. Mr. Anderson is an industry thought leader in online equipment financing who has helped hundreds of organizations move from theory to practice both from within the industry and as an external advisor.Charles was involved in mortgage banking and specialty finance at the nation’s largest mortgage banks and graduated from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Before entering the equipment financing industry, Charles started his own mortgage banking firm and attended Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Scott Cohen – Chairman
SCOTT COHEN is the Chairman of CEMC and Executive Director of Currency. Over the last five years, Scott was founder & CEO of 180fusion, building it into one of the leading search engine marketing platforms before being acquired by Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) in 2016. Over the last two decades, Scott has an extensive background as a successful entrepreneur, senior executive and advisor in software, Internet and compliance industries serving high-growth tech companies.
Prior to launching 180fusion, he took an enterprise software company (PSS Systems) from start-up to marketing leader before being acquired by IBM in 2009. Scott graduated from the University of Arizona and currently serves on the board of Directors at several privately held companies in the software and technology sector.
Tina Farahdel – Community Relations Manager
TINA FARAHDEL manages events and coordinates communication and engagement across the Commercial Equipment Marketplace Council ( CEMC ). She is currently a Senior Marketing Analyst for Currency Capital. Prior to CEMC and Currency, Tina was involved in strategy, business development, and marketing at a global strategic consulting firm.
Tina graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Science and a minor in Business Administration.
As VP of Marketing, Mr. Foster is responsible for brand strategy, content marketing, and events. Mr. Foster has over 15 years of marketing experience, driving revenue growth around the world for some of the biggest online brands. Mr. Foster earned his BA in Fine Art – Biology, Pre-Medicine, graduating cum laude from LSU and furthered his education in International Business and Online Marketing at CSUF and Santa Ana College.