Browse Author: DJ Perry

DJ Perry’s career in the collection industry began a little less than a decade ago. Starting on the phones as a collector, DJ quickly moved up the ladder into Operations Management. DJ has been closely involved with dialing strategies, performance metrics, skip tracing and risk management. DJ carries a passion for moving the needle and creating win-win situations.
GLCCA

A Look Back on the 2018 Great Lakes Credit and Collections Association Conference (GLCCA)

This year’s Great Lakes Credit & Collections Association Conference was held in Delavan, Wisconsin at the Lake Lawn Resort, located near Lake Geneva. From May 21 – 23, collections professionals  came to hear influential speakers and learn accounts receivables best practices. The conference featured topics such as cryptocurrencies, CFPB, hiring and retention, and goal setting. Plus, new GLCCA officers were installed during an evening ceremony. The 2018 GLCCA Conference was a memorable conference; here are a few things that stick out in my head: Continue Reading

2018 ACA Spring Forum Experience

Beyond the Sessions: My 2018 ACA Spring Forum Experience

This year’s ACA Spring Forum was held in Las Vegas at the M Resort, located a few blocks from the strip. From March 14 to March 16, hundreds of people came to hear influential speakers and learn accounts receivables best practices. The conference was heavily focused on compliance and provided curriculum to help A/R professionals earn the Credit and Collection Professional (CCCP), Professional Collection Management (PCM) and other designations. But aside from the educational sessions, there were also great networking opportunities, a booming exhibit floor and Vegas’s always exciting atmosphere. Here are a few things that stick out in my head about ACA Spring Forum 2018:

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Tax Season Tips for Collections

Tax Season Tips for Collections

Growing up in operations at a large collection agency in the high volume telecom world, it never ceased to amaze me how early we needed to start preparing for the tax season. Whether you have competitive portfolios or not, you’re always trying to outperform other agencies. If your competitors are doing it better, that can be a steep hill to climb all year on those scorecards. Here’s a few things you can do to prepare for tax season now:

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DJ Perry

Meet DJ Perry, Lead Development Rep

We continue our Meet the Team series. This month, we introduce you to DJ Perry, LocateSmarter Lead Development Representative. DJ began working for LocateSmarter after working in third party collections for 7 years. Learn more about his professional background, his first job at the age of 11, and what DJ has in common with the NFL’s David Johnson.

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