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North, Brown To Speak at CUNA Collections/Bankruptcy School
MADISON, Wis. (5/31/13)--The Credit Union National Association announced Eric North and Ron Brown as the featured speakers for the CUNA Collections & Bankruptcy School, Sept. 9-12  in Tempe, Ariz. 

The CUNA Collections & Bankruptcy School offers collections professionals and managers the nuts-and-bolts details of collections techniques and practices. The school's curriculum features the intricacies of running a credit union's collections department, from delinquencies to bankruptcy and the procedures and legality involved.

"This program is all about staying on top of the worthwhile knowledge and current trends in collections," said Marlo Foltz, CUNA director of blended learning. "We know this year's content and speakers will provide attendees with solutions to the issues that are significant to credit union collections in 2013."

Ron Brown, president/CEO of CSI Group, Oklahoma City, Okla., is state-licensed private investigator and member of the National Association of Fraud Investigators. He has more than 35 years of experience in locating and recovering lost and missing people and assets and has assisted many law enforcement agencies including the U.S. Marshall's Service, U.S. Customs, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Texas Rangers.

Eric North is an attorney with the law firm of Moore, Brewer, Jones, Tyler & North. Along with the other attorneys in his firm, North devotes his law practice to the representation of credit unions and other financial institutions. Prior to becoming an attorney in 1984, North worked within the consumer finance industry in management, and in lending, collections and operations departments.

This year's breakout-session topics include:

  • High-Stepping Through the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act Minefield;
  • The Economy and Its Impact on Collections;
  • Advanced Bankruptcy;
  • Best Practices Roundtable; and
  • The Transient Consumer--The Changing Face of Collections.
CUNA offers the Collections & Bankruptcy School curriculum in two learning tiers, Introduction and Advanced.

To register for the conference, use the link.
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