The Best Companies in Specialty Finance

by ABF Journal Staff

We asked our readers to nominate the best companies in specialty finance, and we received many remarkable

In this issue, we honor — and take notes from — the best companies in the industry when it comes to DE&I, Industry Advocacy, Innovation, Leadership, and Professional Development.


DE&I – Winners in this category have displayed success in emphasizing diversity, equity and inclusion by setting clearly articulated goals and engaging in specific practices to promote DE&I while establishing metrics to ensure accountability and success.

Industry Advocacy – Winners in this category are as passionate about their section of the specialty finance industry as they are about the success of their own organizations. Through industry partnerships, education initiatives, association involvement and more, these companies are protecting the future of the sector.

Innovation – Winners in this category are obsessive about evolving their organizations and products to meet the needs of clients and partners now and in the future, utilizing creative and future-minded strategies and systems to stay on the cutting edge.

Leadership – Winners in this category have strong leadership teams that clearly display an ability to navigate all economic climates while remaining accessible and directly responsible for cultivating an empowering corporate culture dedicated to leadership development.

Professional Development – Winners in this category know that investing in and developing talent is the lifeblood of any organization, motivating them to create specific programs and practices to attract, hire and develop young talent while maintaining a culture that supports professional development for all employees.