Cedar Falls, IA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012
CBE Group (CBE), a leader in the debt collection industry, announced that its Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Michael L. Frost, will present at the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) 2012 Spring Collection Conference. The conference is scheduled for May 16 – 19, 2012 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA. Frost will co-present “Deep Dive: Debt Collection Litigation, Trends and Statistics” with Timothy Collins, Associate Director of Compliance for Hyundai Capital America, on Friday, May 18.
The session will offer insight on compliance from a new, in-house perspective.
Frost and Collins will describe causes prompting the trends and offer insight from the perspective of an in-house counsel that will help combat collection litigation. Frost brings the unique outlook of an agency focused on influencing positive change in the collection industry, while Collins offers the viewpoint of a creditor focused on risk mitigation and compliance to the ever-changing collection regulations.
NARCA is a trade association dedicated to serving law firms engaged in the practice of consumer debt collection law. The 2012 Spring Collection Conference is suited for attorneys who focus on legal collection of consumer debt, buyers and sellers of consumer debt, in-house counsel, and anyone with a role in debt recovery.
Frost oversees CBE’s Regulatory Compliance Department and provides continual oversight, guidance and direction regarding all legal matters arising within the company. Frost obtained a BA from the University of Northern Iowa and a Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School. He focuses his legal practice primarily in the areas of consumer collection practices and defense, contract law and employment law. Frost is an active member of the ACA International Member Attorney Program (MAP), is the past Chairman of the MAP committee and Iowa Stair Chair. Frost is also the Vice President of the Iowa Association of Credit and Collection Professionals and a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Black Hawk County Bar Association and National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys. Frost is a frequent guest speaker at various debt collection conferences and meetings and also serves on the board of local non-profit organizations.
CBE will continue to announce other proactive, corporate debt collection initiatives that support the company’s mission of Defining the future of debt collection™ in the months ahead.
About CBE Group
CBE has been in the accounts receivable management business since 1933 and currently employs nearly 1,000 people in four locations nationwide. Its corporate headquarters is located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, with additional facilities in West Des Moines, Iowa; Overland Park, Kansas; and Atlanta, Georgia. CBE was named Greater Cedar Valley Business of the Year in 2011 and one of the best places to work in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls metropolitan area the last seven years. CBE represents many of the nation’s most renowned and respected organizations in a variety of industries including healthcare, utilities, satellite, telecommunications, financial services, education and government. For more information, visit http://www.cbegroup.com.