January 18, 2024 (Sacramento, CA) – Receivables Management Association International appreciates Garnet Capital Advisors’ gold sponsorship support of the receivables management industry and the RMAI Annual Conference. This year’s conference will be held at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, February 5-8, 2024. Registration is currently open.

Garnet Capital Advisors recently announced the addition of two new partners to their ownership structure, Magda Kielar and Andy Carlson.

Robin Ishmael, Founder and Managing Partner of Garnet Capital, commented, “This reflects on both their absolute high standard of performance excellence, as well as the high regard in which Garnet’s clients hold them. We look forward to their increased involvement in charting Garnet’s future.”

Andy Carlson’s Experience and Contribution

Andy Carlson was most recently Managing Director and the head of Garnet’s Charged-Off and Bankruptcy Loan Sales Group in its Minneapolis office. Andy is an RMAI Certified Receivables Compliance Professional (CRCP). Since joining Garnet in 2012, Andy has managed the sale of over $30 billion of loan portfolios and other transactions. Overall, Andy has presided over the execution of more than $55 billion in consumer-loan sales, purchases, and corporate capital transactions. “I am thrilled to expand my role at Garnet,” he said.

Magda Kielar’s Background and Role

Originally from Poland, Magda has most recently been the Managing Director and Head of Garnet’s Transaction Execution Group. As a senior manager in Garnet’s Commercial Loan Sales Group, she has also been responsible for coordination of Garnet’s Analytics Department. She is also primarily responsible for day-to-day management of Garnet’s FDIC valuation business, interfacing with FDIC staff and the management of on-site review teams. “Having started my professional career 18 years ago with Garnet,” Kielar said, “I am honored and excited to now be named partner.”

“We congratulate Garnet Capital Advisors on their expansion, and value their long-term support of RMAI,” said Jan Stieger, Executive Director of RMAI. “Their Gold Sponsorship makes them an important partner in our work to bring premier education and networking opportunities to conference attendees and deliver robust state and federal advocacy efforts.”

Garnet Capital Advisors is sponsoring the Continuous Coffee Break for attendees at the Annual Conference, as well as hosting a tent at the new Tailgate Party. This new and exciting football-themed gathering is sure to be a networking touchdown. Garnet Capital Advisors is also exhibiting in the sold-out exhibit hall. Attendees can drop by Booth #428 to learn more about Garnet and their services.


About RMAI

Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 600 companies that purchase or support the purchase of performing and nonperforming receivables on the secondary market. The RMAI Receivables Management Certification Program and Code of Ethics set the global standard within the receivables industry due to the rigorous uniform standards of best practice which focus on protecting consumers. More information about RMAI is available at www.rmaintl.org.

RMAI’s 2024 Annual Conference brings together stakeholders in the receivables management industry—welcoming attendees and exhibitors, presenting highly-respected educational programming, and numerous networking opportunities with key participants, including debt buying companies, collection law firms, collection agencies, brokers, vendors, major creditors, and international members.

About Garnet Capital Advisors

Garnet Capital Advisors is a leading broker of loan portfolios for banks, credit unions, hedge funds, and specialty finance companies. With expertise in performing, subperforming, and charged-off loans in the consumer, commercial, and residential sectors, Garnet Capital is dedicated to professionalism, efficiency, and data security, offering top-notch services to their clients in a rapidly changing financial landscape.  http://garnetcapital.com