3 New Solutions To Bring More Profit

Tuesday, April 25

3:00PM - 4:00PM Eastern (12:00 PM-1:00 PM Pacific)

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Matt and the OPTIMUS team along with special guest Janeen Waddell, will discuss new, easy-to do avenues, that will add dollars to your bottom line including; ECO Rebates and tying into municipalities, easy light commercial projects for every contractor, and of course digital website marketing.

Complimentary Registration


Matthew Bratsis

Vice President, Contractor Services

As Vice President of Contractor Services, Matthew is responsible for all lending and finance operations within OPTIMUS Financing. He works directly with lending partners and affiliates developing and creating the most up-to-date finance offerings for EGIA’s vast contractor base. In addition, Matthew leads EGIA’s business development strategy, as well as the design and implementation of finance training content.

Matthew has been an integral part of the home improvement finance industry for over 20 years, with stops at American General Finance, Greensky and Renovate America. Matthew attended Virginia Commonwealth University, graduating with a degree in Psychology.

Janeen Waddell

Vice President of HVAC/R + Energy Division

Janeen Waddell, Vice President of HVAC/R + energy division, is a relationship-driven certified lease and finance professional, specializing in helping businesses acquire energy efficient equipment, including HVAC, generators, boilers, furnaces, as well as intangible costs, including installation, duct work, and warranties, For over 25-years, my number one priority is offering total project financing solutions and options that are quick, easy, and align best with your business. Whether it’s an emergency replacement, that need same day credit approval, a planned replacement that is considering the potential tax benefits, or a Contractor that enjoys being paid 100% in advance (yes 100%) on projects, my extensive experience will make it easy and convenient. Residential or commercial equipment, as long as it’s for business use, I can help your customers.

The same way many businesses enjoy the benefits of financing their energy replacement equipment, I also help contractors acquire any equipment needed to run their business, such as vehicles, metal bending, testing, etc., as well as provide access to quick cash for working capital and extend distributor terms during business months.

My mission is to ensure you have the best experience possible and you view me as your trusted partner. I understand you are busy, and your customers are just as busy, but I assure you, adding me to your trusted team of resources will make things easier for everyone to move forward.

Janeen is known in the HVAC industry as the “financing concierge”. Her passion & personalized approach for the HVAC/R industry is why her clients come back time and time again. If you’re interested in connecting and learning more about how to easily include financial solutions in your projects and bids, looking to finance equipment, or need capital for your business, you can reach out to Janeen Waddell, Navitas Credit Corp., A United Community Bank Company, at jwaddell@navitascredit.com, connect on LinkedIn, or call 609.206.45123 to learn more about her valuable sales tools. Make sure to mention you are an EGIA member for special program benefits.