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Industry veteran Lisa Rafter joins Odessa Technologies as SVP Marketing & Sales


Philadelphia, PA July 29, 2014 - Odessa Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran, Lisa Rafter, as SVP Marketing & Sales. Lisa is known to many in the equipment leasing and financial industry from her 17 years as the publisher and editor of the Monitor and more recently as the publisher of NEFA’s Newsline magazine and co-publisher of World Leasing News.

Lisa has spent her entire publishing career bringing relevant news, information and articles to leasing industry professionals. She was instrumental in the creation of many ground-breaking leasing news products such as the Monitor 100, the annual ranking of the top 100 equipment finance companies,, the industry’s first website and daily e-news blast and World Leasing News, the industry’s first online magazine.

“I am truly honored to be part of such an exciting company with a well-established reputation for its leadership in technology and innovation. The leasing industry has been my home for 27 years and I’m privileged to continue my association with it through Odessa Technologies,” said Rafter. “We continue to invest in high quality industry talent. In that regard, Lisa’s accomplishments truly speak for themselves. We are excited to welcome her to the company,” said Jim Humphrey, SVP Sales.

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About Odessa Technologies, Inc.

Odessa Technologies, Inc. is a software company exclusively focused on the leasing industry. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and employs a staff of 400. The LeaseWave® suite is a fully Internet-based family of products, providing an end-to-end lease, fleet and loan origination and portfolio management solution for equipment leasing and finance, vehicle leasing and finance and fleet management companies. The LeaseWave® suite is engineered to be configurable and customizable to accommodate complex business models and it is also designed to be available as a SaaS product. Learn more about Odessa Technologies, Inc. and its services by visiting