Retail Finance in the Age of COVID-19


Presented by SFNet

Date April 7, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

The Retail Industry is facing unprecedented challenges and potentially catastrophic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will gather veteran lenders (both bank and nonbank) and industry advisors to discuss the considerations they are currently facing in Retail Finance. The program will cover topics such as: (i) How the Internet and technology has allowed some retailers to better navigate “social distancing”; (ii) Portfolio management and collateral monitoring; (iii) Business development in a time of disruption; (iii) Underwriting and lender appetite to include brands and other IP; and (iv) latest trends in work-outs and restructurings.

Our program will cover:

  • Basics of retail finance
  • The risks and stresses that COVID-19 may add
  • Applying principles of retail finance to current market conditions

Dial-in instructions will be emailed out one day prior to the webinar.



  • Howard Brod Brownstein, President, The Brownstein Corporation


  • Cheryl Carner, Sr. Managing Director, Crystal Financial
  • Timothy Shilling, Managing Director, Gordon Brothers
  • Chris O’Connor, President, Second Avenue Capital Partners
  • Bill Kearney, Senior Managing Director, Encina Business Credit

Please note: registration ends at 10:00 a.m. ET on the day of the webinar. To register after the cutoff, contact Nora Walls at

Member Price: $0

Non-Member Price: $95