Cedar Falls, IA (PRWEB) June 20, 2012
Michael L. Frost, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at CBE Group (CBE), a leader in the debt collection industry, is running for a board member seat on ACA International’s board of directors. The Council of Delegates will elect 12 additional board members on July 18, 2012, at ACA International’s Convention in Hollywood, Fla.
Frost has been a prominent public figure in the debt collection industry for many years. He frequently speaks on litigation and regulatory issues, trends and solutions that serve the best interests of consumers and the industry alike. He was recently recognized as one of Collection Advisors Top 25 Most Influential Collection Professionals of 2011. Frost’s efforts have made significant contributions towards CBE’s collective mission of “Defining the future of debt collection.” With the support of his colleagues, Frost has been effective in his efforts to:
Frost has been a very active member of ACA International for the past decade. His service to the organization includes the following roles:
“Michael displays the type of innovative leadership that is needed in the debt collection industry if we are going to achieve our mission to define the future,” said CBE President and CEO, Tom Penaluna. “ACA International and its members will benefit from an individual like Michael who is truly cultivating positive change in the marketplace,” he continued.
Frost said, “My legal and compliance experience, both within CBE and through various debt collection associations, will provide the board of directors with innovative ideas at one of the most critical times in the history of the industry. As a board member I will utilize my leadership experience, industry knowledge and legal expertise to initiate the exploration of the ways ACA International may best meet the needs and recognize the accomplishments of debt collection professionals.”
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 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.
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 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. CBE serves a variety of industries including healthcare, utilities, satellite, telecommunications, financial services, education and government. For more information, visit http://www.cbegroup.com.