South Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) January 08, 2016
The Federation of Credit & Financial Professionals, the oldest business credit association in the United States (founded 1896 in New York City) announced today the appointment of Lyle Paul Wallis, a nationally recognized credit industry executive, as its President.
Wallis had served as an executive with the Credit Research Foundation (CRF) since joining it in 1998. CRF is a leading research organization dedicated to the global credit and financial management community serving some of the largest companies across industries. At CRF, Wallis held the role of Vice President - Research and Executive Editor of the quarterly journal “The Credit & Financial Management Review”. Lyle is a prominent figure in North America with respect to business credit issues, operating practices and government relations. Prior to CRF, Lyle was the Director of Corporate Credit for London Fog, a leading consumer goods company.
Joseph McNamara, Chairman of the Federation of Credit, said “We are very excited Lyle is joining us, as it will enable us to advance our mission of providing the highest quality content and best practices to the credit profession, produced directly as well as by partnering with other organizations with like interests. This includes expanding our own highly-regarded webinar series, and providing tools, cutting edge information, methods and practices for industry practitioners.”
Lyle Wallis stated “I am honored to bring my experience in the industry to the Federation of Credit & Financial Professionals, where we have a vision of building a premier organization providing, detailed information and related world class services to our diverse membership of companies. We will be partnering with other like-minded organizations to raise the level of industry education through a superior business model that will better service smaller to middle market U.S. based companies in the coming decades.”
About the Federation of Credit & Financial Professionals
The Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals, Inc. founded in 1896, is the oldest business credit organization in North America. It has more than 2,000 credit, collection, and financial professionals participating in its programs, and one of the most influential peer networks in the industry. Leading Fortune 500 companies, constitute its foundation. Members represent diverse segments of the economy, including manufacturing, consumer goods, healthcare, distribution, construction and financial businesses.