In this second article about Collection and Recovery Solutions (CRS) 2019, the spotlight shines on a special keynote address and several networking opportunities for senior-level credits (see part one).
The CRS conference takes place May 8 – 10 in Las Vegas with participants from more than 175 companies and organizations. Credit unions, asset management companies, banks, management services, federal commissions and bureaus are all slated to attend. The event is produced by Resource Management Services, Inc., a consulting company which specializes in recovery and compliance.
Keynote and Networking Opportunities
CRS 2019 features a keynote from futurist Rich Karlgaard and 13 networking events and opportunities.
Keynote Session – Best Practices in Business Adaptability
Rich Kaarlgard is a global futurist and Forbes publisher. He aims to give his audience a practical understanding of the sometimes chaotic changes being made in the world, from technology to politics, and the effect they will have on their industry and business. Kaarlgard will cover Blockchain, artificial intelligence, and “the internet of things”.
Credit Union Peer Group
This peer group takes place on Wed., May 8 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. It’s moderated by Dan Vande Zande of Landmark Credit Union. Senior-level creditors will gather to compare notes on concerns and issues they have that hinder the success of credit unions.
Recovery Management Network Sessions (Members Only)
Recovery Management Network (RMN) is a networking organization exclusively for creditors.
RMN provides senior-level creditors contact with their peers and necessary resources and information related to their industry. The management network focuses on maximizing their members’ results and minimizing their risk.
Millennial Peer Group – Collections & Recovery
Moderated by Matt Justice of the Professional Bureau of Collections of Maryland Inc, this group also take place on Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. The peer network is suited for any attendees who meet the age requirements of a Millennial, think like a Millennial, or are interested in them. Young professionals of the industry will meet to discuss the issues most relevant to them.
Attendees can choose three 30-minute roundtables to attend on Friday, May 10. The time ranges for the roundtables are from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:32 a.m. – 11:02 a.m., and 11:04 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
The option to choose between different roundtable sessions is intended to give attendees a variety of collection and recovery subjects to participate in. Each roundtable is led by an industry peer with personal experience on the topic at hand.
General Networking Events
Also listed are five general network occasions where senior-level creditors can unwind and have a good time:
- Poolside Networking Event, May 8
- Morning Break and Networking, May 9
- Networking Lunch in Acacia Ballroom, May 9
- Networking “Make Your Own Sundaes”, May 9
- Afternoon Break and Networking, May 9
Network with Optio Solutions at CRS
Optio Solutions will be attending CRS 2019 and will be represented by President and CEO Chris Schumacher, Executive Vice President Todd Volkers, and Vice President Ron Roonzani. The team can be found at booth number 41 in the exposition hall.
Schumacher has 28 years of leadership experience in the accounts receivable management industry with expertise in operational management, strategic planning and systems automation.
Volkers has 25 years of experience in the collection industry, and develops business plans and sales strategies for Optio’s Contingency-Based Collection Services division.
Roonzani has been working in the collections industry for over 30 years. He been in executive positions with several major collection and recovery companies.
Visit them at booth 41 to learn more about how Optio can best serve your company. If you can’t wait, contact us today to speak with a collection professional to discuss an individualized collections strategy for your company.