For Immediate Release

Commercial Finance Association Midwest Annual Gala Raises Nearly $40,000 for Imerman Angels

CHICAGO (June 2019) – Commercial Finance Association (CFA) Midwest, committed to supporting charities that positively impact communities where its members live and work, hosted its first CFA Cares Spring Gala, benefiting Imerman Angels. The CFA Cares Spring Gala marks one of the largest third-party event awards received by Imerman Angels in its 13 year history with proceeds totaling almost $40,000.

CFA Midwest has supported Imerman Angels since 2018, naming it the beneficiary of its member events, drawing on hundreds of leaders in the finance and banking industries. Funds raised go directly to advancing the Imerman Angels mission of providing personalized connections that enable one-on-one support to cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

“The Imerman Angels mission is one that is close to our hearts,” said Nick Payne, President at CFA Midwest. “We are proud and humbled to offer our support to such an amazing cause. We look forward to continuing our work with Imerman Angels and growing our partnership to create a positive impact in the Midwest and worldwide.

A follow up event, CFA’s Midwest 30th Annual Golf Invitational at Harborside International Golf Center on July 18th, 2019, will also benefit Imerman Angels. 


About Imerman Angels: Imerman Angels is the leading one-on-one cancer support community in the world. The organization carefully matches and individually pairs a cancer fighter, survivor, caregiver or previvor with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer (a Mentor Angel).  These relationships inspire hope, as well as offer the chance to ask personal questions and receive support from someone who is uniquely familiar with the experience. The service is absolutely free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world. Imerman Angels is a federally registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.   Stay up to date with Imerman Angels by following the organization on Twitter, Instagram @ImermanAngels, and on Facebook.

Media Contact: Michelle Molise Cell: 313-549-3137 Email: mmolise@molisepr.com

About the Commercial Finance Association Midwest (CFA): CFA strives to be the essential community for all organizations and professionals who deliver and enable commercial finance. There are nearly 250 member companies and a 20,000-person active community, including 22 chapters located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

As a regional chapter, CFA Midwest predominantly serves the Chicago metro area and Milwaukee. The chapter’s goal is to provide the best networking forum for lenders and service providers, including consultants, private equity, investment bankers, attorneys, appraisers and accountants. The organization hosts sporting and networking events, educational forums, and philanthropic activities to support the community throughout the year. CFA, Commercial Finance Association, will become SFNet, Secured Finance Network, later this year (2019).