February 10, 2022 (Sacramento, CA) – Members of Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) elected Officers and Directors to its Board for 2022. Of the ten-member Board, nine are continuing service from the previous year. The 2022 Officers and Directors are:

  • Adam Parks, Plaza Services LLC, President
  • Anne Thomas, Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC, President Elect
  • Jon Mazzoli, Resurgent Capital Services, Treasurer
  • Brett Soldevila, Security Credit Services, LLC, Secretary
  • James Mastriani, Velocity Portfolio Group, Past President
  • Mike Colby, Second Round, LP, Director
  • Laura Jensen, Absolute Resolutions, Corp./RAzOR Capital LLC, Director
  • Kelly Knepper-Stephens, TrueAccord, Director representing collection agencies and law firms
  • Amber Russo, Kino Financial Co., LLC, Director
  • Brian Williams, Crown Asset Management, LLC, Director

Amber Russo of Kino Financial Co., LLC, is joining the RMAI Board of Directors for 2022. Amber Russo is President and co-founder of Kino Financial Co., LLC., a regional debt buyer based in Arizona. Amber has dedicated over sixteen years to the receivables management industry as an advocate for state and regional debt buyers.  Over the past few years, Amber has worked with the RMAI organization as a committee member on various committees including State Legislative and Editorial, and as an advocate for RMAI’s legislative fundraising efforts. Amber also contributes to the RMAI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion task force and was recently appointed to the RMAI Certification Council.

In her candidate statement, Amber explained her motivation for running for election to the RMAI Board, “Throughout my career I have been blessed with great mentors, colleagues, and friends, and now I want to give back to the industry that has afforded me so many incredible opportunities…I believe my perspective as a smaller regional debt buyer can be an asset to the Association. I hope to utilize my experience and industry contacts to benefit the RMAI membership as a member of the Board of Directors and I look forward to continued participation with the RMAI organization.”

RMAI’s plans for 2022 include continuing its well-known role of being present and involved in advocating for the accounts receivables management industry and engaging members in strategic grassroots efforts.

“2022 promises to be another busy year advocating in a number of states and Washington D.C.,” said Jan Stieger, Executive Director of RMAI.  “Our members count on RMAI to represent the industry at both the state and federal levels, and to keep them informed of important regulatory and legislative activity. In addition to our advocacy work, we look forward to holding our Executive Summit in beautiful Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and our regional networking event in Washington D.C.”

 

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About RMAI

Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 580 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 2022 Annual Conference is the 25th anniversary of the conference and 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.