SOURCE: National Funding Association

National Funding Association

April 06, 2011 11:00 ET

Governor of Georgia, Mayor of Atlanta and President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank to Speak at the National Funding Association (NFA) Conference Held in Atlanta

Hundreds of Financial Industry Professionals to Gather from Across the US

BLOWING ROCK, NC--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) -  The National Funding Association (NFA) announced today that it will hold its Annual National Conference May 4-6th, 2011 in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. More than 10 financial industry and business experts are set to speak, including Dennis Lockhart, president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank; Nathan Deal, governor of Georgia; and Kasim Reed, mayor of Atlanta.

The NFA is an entirely volunteer-run association that serves thousands of financial professionals throughout the nation, providing monthly networking luncheons, receptions, financial expos and other events at the Chapter level. On the national level, the NFA website ( provides members with a central networking hub that offers direct networking tools, as well as business and lead generation opportunities for those in the financial industry.

"We are very excited about holding our NFA National Conference in Atlanta, GA this year and bringing together NFA members from all over the nation," said Barry Yelton, NFA Vice Chairman. "Our organization has grown quickly in recent years, and this conference provides our members from chapters around the country an opportunity to come together to network, share information and ideas, and make plans for further expansion of the NFA."

This year's theme for the NFA First Annual National Conference is Finance in the Reset Economy... Now What? The event will be held May 4-6th, 2011 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead/Atlanta, Georgia, and will provide attendees and members an extraordinary line-up of speakers, as well as outstanding networking, educational and informational activities. For event information, visit

About The National Funding Association

Founded in 1991, the National Funding Association is the country's premier financial networking organization. With nine chapters serving 12 metropolitan areas, the NFA connects networking financial professionals across America and continues to grow, expand and empower its members to succeed. Members include asset-based lenders, factors, investment bankers, attorneys, CPAs, bankers, consultants, brokers and other financial professionals.

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