CBE Group Presents at ACA’s 15th Annual MAP Conference

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Session Focuses on Strategic Litigation Initiatives

The CBE Group, Inc. (CBE), a leader in the debt collection industry, announced that its Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Michael L. Frost, will present at the ACA International’s Members’ Attorney Program (MAP) 15th Annual Legal Education Conference. The conference is held concurrently with ACA’s Convention and Expo and scheduled for July 13 – July 15, 2011 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. Frost will co-present “Strategic Litigation Initiatives” with Timothy M. Collins, Associate Director of Compliance for Hyundai Capital America, on Thursday, July 14th.

Session attendees will join discussion around the rising volume of lawsuits. Specifically, Frost and Collins will highlight the why, what, where and when of litigation trends, as well as risk reduction practices and strategies.

“The conference theme this year, “Come Together”, is very fitting,” Frost said. “In order to influence positive change in regulations and plan effective defense strategies, we must collaborate to share ideas, generate best practices and drive innovation with a louder, more unified voice. Conferences like this offer a great opportunity to continue moving forward down this path with industry experts,” he continued.

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 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.

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