NORTHFIELD, Ill. (PRWEB) April 28, 2018
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Abigail, who is a native of Indianapolis, and Brian, born and raised in the Chicagoland suburbs, were married in September last year and spent their honeymoon last Fall in South Africa.
Brian is CEO and co-founder of Equipment Leasing Group of America, LLC (ELGA), headquartered in Northfield, Illinois. Abigail is an executive director at the Chicago headquarters of SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management company, and she also serves as executive director of the American Association of Sleep Technologists, a SmithBucklin client.
Brian Trebels attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa where his father is also an alumnus. Abigail is a graduate of the highly-competitive vocal performance program at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Founded in 1884, the School of Music at DePauw is one of the oldest institutes for music instruction in the United States.
During their travels in Africa last Fall, the couple focused on local music and culture and continue to actively support the Uthando Project which they visited while touring KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Since 2004 when the Uthando Project was founded, thousands of dollmakers from around the world have designed, made and delivered nearly 40,000 handmade dolls for the children in KwaZulu, who are among those most deeply affected by the impact of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Brian and Abigail are also active supporters of Boys Hope, Girls Hope of Illinois (BHGH), a 501(c)(3) charity that focuses on the academic success of children and young adults who are often the first in their family to enter college. Brian’s father, Rudy Trebels, is a longtime member of the board of BHGH. Rudy Trebels is also founder and CEO of Wedgewood Investment Group, LLC which focuses on the funding and development of luxury senior-living communities.
The Equipment Leasing Group of America (ELGA) was formed by veterans of the leasing industry with over 40 years combined experience in creating custom equipment solutions. Where other lenders fail to meet needs, ELGA provides equipment finance solutions for A, B, and structured credit profiles. As an independent financing partner, ELGA is uniquely suited to serve the needs of middle-market businesses. Leases from ELGA have included enterprise software and assembly-line equipment for manufacturers, high-end diagnostic and surgical-suite equipment for healthcare providers, conventional construction equipment such as excavators and bulldozers, and fleet expansions from state-of-the-art police cars and fire trucks to new garbage trucks and street sweepers.