0
Tim Cratty accepts CMA Member Company of the Year Award for Jackson Family Wines

It is important for our member companies to participate and allow their employees time to be engaged. CMA membership thrives on participation and it is a struggle to find the balance between company goals and our own personal goals. Giving to the association makes the association stronger. This year, CMA wishes to recognize a member […]

Continue Reading

0
IMG_0133

Congratulations to Mark Speiser of Unified Grocers, who was presented with the 2017 CMA Credit Executive of the Year award. This award is given to the credit professional who is a well-respected leader not only within his organization but throughout credit. Speiser is a team player who works hard every day to ensure the credit […]

Continue Reading

0
Melissa Kobus presents Harminder Desai of Jackson Family Wines with 2017 CMA Student of the Year

Harminder Dhesi of Jackson Family Wines was presented with the CMA Student of the Year award at CreditScape. Harminder is working very hard to strengthen his knowledge and expertise in the credit field, as he has started on the course for his certification and has taken 2 of 3 the classes needed to test for […]

Continue Reading

0
bart frankel presents the 6 steps to collection success

Congratulations to Bart Frankel, who was named as the 2017 CMA Educator of the Year by CMA Members. Bart Frankel is recognized as a longtime expert in the credit and collections field. He does various webinars, presentations and specialized training for members of CMA as well as for the companies he has worked for. He […]

Continue Reading

0
Melissa Kobus presents Lee Clutter CBA of the year

Being nominated by your peers for an award is something special. It is an accolade just in the nomination itself. It gives you time to pause and reflect on your accomplishments. Lee Clutter, CBA, the CBA Designation of Excellence winner for 2017, received over 15 letters of recommendation from his peers, coworkers and credit professionals. […]

Continue Reading

0

Every year, CMA member volunteers help the association promote the credit profession, providing new ways to help companies make better business decisions. In order to recognize these individuals, the Honors and Awards Committee of Credit Management Association is now accepting nominations for the following awards: CMA Credit Executive of the Year CMA Member Company of […]

Continue Reading

0
Josh Poli, CBF, Intsel Steel

Congratulations to Josh Poli, CBF, of Intsel Steel West and Nannette Bringard, CBA, of Breakthru Beverage, who were named CMA Students of the Year at the recent CreditScape Summit and Annual Meeting. Nannette Bringard of Breakthru Beverage, who received the CBA Designation of Excellence, has been in the credit industry for 25+ years, where she […]

Continue Reading

2
Christopher Ng, esq.

Christopher Ng, esq., a partner of Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP was named CMA Educator of the Year at the recent CreditScape Spring Summit and Annual Meeting. For those who know Mr. Ng, he is the consummate volunteer, instrumental in helping CMA members learn more about their rights and remedies. He has […]

Continue Reading

1
2016 CMA Mentor of the Year Alvin Moreno, MBA, of Nestle USA

  CMA Mentor of the Year Alvin Moreno, MBA, of Nestle USA, has 30 years of extensive experience in the credit industry.  He has three masters degrees and a six sigma green belt.  He is passionate about using sound credit and risk management principals to reduce risk.  He is always willing to guide his team and […]

Continue Reading

0
CMA 2016 Innovative Company of the Year SRS Distributing

It is important for CMA member companies to grow and be creative.  Finding ways to bridge the gap between credit and sales or the competition is key to success.  This year, CMA created an award to honor innovation in the credit management profession. Joe Lucas, and his company SRS Distributing, created an application to assist his sales team […]

Continue Reading

2
TC8A7824e

Tracy Rosenbach, Financial Services Manager for Silgan Containers, has been named 2016 CMA Credit Executive of the Year, at a ceremony which took place at the recent CreditScape Spring Summit and Annual Meeting, Powered by United TranzActions. This award is given to the credit professional who stands above others, who is willing to help out […]

Continue Reading

0

For those who attended the 2015 CMA Annual Meeting, you already know that the panel discussion on securing transactions, keynote on Moving Beyond Business as Usual, and presentation on Understanding Your Communications Style, as well as the networking event with the theme of finding your credit paradise were among the highest rated events that we’ve […]

Continue Reading

2
Ross Cirrincione of Ganahl Lumber was named 2015 CMA Mentor of the Year

Ross Cirrincione of Ganahl Lumber, the 2015 CMA Mentor of the Year, has been involved in credit for over 35 years. He has been active in numerous Industry Credit Groups serving as Chairman and Vice Chairman. His expertise in the construction industry has been a resource to many credit professionals new to the industry. The […]

Continue Reading

0
IMG_4354e

Michael Fenner, CBA, has been named the 2015 CBA Designation of Excellence award recipient. He has been described as calm, patient, yet firm and sincere.  His dedication to the credit profession is admired by his peers and co-workers.  He has served on numerous CMA Committees and is currently CMA’s 2015-2016 incoming Board Chairman.  Congratulations to […]

Continue Reading

3
Kimberly Wagenman Named CMA 2015 Student of the Year. Pictured (left to right): CMA Chair Melissa Kobus, Wagenman, Pam Craik

Kimberly Wagenman was named as CMA’s 2015 Student of the Year at the 2015 Credit Management Association Annual Meeting on April 9. Wagenman is an enthusiastic supporter of continuing education. She has a BS in Business; she is currently working to obtain her CBA and will be attending Credit Congress this year for the first time. […]

Continue Reading

5
Darrell Horton was presented with CMA's Credit Executive of the Year for 2015 by Chairman Melissa Kobus

Darrell Horton of Aristocrat Technologies, the 2015 Credit Executive of the Year, has been an active CMA member for over 25 years.  He continues to promote the credit profession by encouraging his team to continue their education.  He has contributed numerous hours to CMA serving on committees and the Board of Directors. The textbook picture […]

Continue Reading

2
Spargur award 2014

Congratulations to CMA members Patrick Spargur and Pam Craik, who both received prestigious honors during NACM’s National Credit Congress June 8-10 in Orlando, Florida. Patrick Spargur, ICCE, received NACM’s 2014 Mentor of the Year Award, while Pam Craik, CCE, received NACM’s 2014 CCE Designation of Excellence Award. Spargur, of GES, was honored for his tireless […]

Continue Reading

2
Patricia Montanez, CBA

Congratulations to Patricia Montanez, CBA, who has been named 2013-2014 CMA Student of the Year. CMA considers continuing education for credit managers as one of the best things you can do for both your career and for your company. Fortunately, Montanez was inspired by the support she received from her Direct Supervisor, who encouraged her […]

Continue Reading

3
Karen Schmidt has been named 2013-2014 CMA Mentor of the Year

Karen Schmidt, who has been named Credit Management Association’s 2013-2014 Mentor of the Year, has truly been an asset to the association and is the quintessential volunteer. Schmidt has served on the CMA Membership Committee, Service Committee, Honors and Awards Committee, Chair of her Industry Credit Group and the CMA Board of Directors.  Aside from […]

Continue Reading

4
Dave Osburn, recipient of the 2013-2014 CMA Instructor of the Year

Credit Management Association is proud to announce that David Osburn has been named 2013-2014 CMA Instructor of the Year. Osburn has taught many courses over the years, providing tips and insight on how to be a better credit executive. He has been a speaker at the WRCC, numerous CMA-sponsored classes and more than  60 CMA Webinars.  […]

Continue Reading

3
Robert Simmons CCE was named the 2013-2014 CMA Credit Executive of the Year at the Credit Management Association Annual Meeting on April 10.

Congratulations to Robert Simmons CCE, who was named the 2013-2014 CMA Credit Executive of the Year at the Credit Management Association Annual Meeting on April 10. With more than 30 years’ experience in Credit Management, Simmons exemplifies what it means to be a great credit manager, always looking for the latest and greatest techniques. He received […]

Continue Reading

4
Lee Clutter receives the award from Michael Puccinelli

2013-2014 Credit Management Association Designations of Excellence Awarded to Lee Clutter, Michele Zuniga-Cuevas and Tracy Rosenbach CMA announced the recipients of its annual Designation of Excellence awards at the recent CMA Annual Meeting at the Disneyland Hotel on April 10, 2014. Following are the award winners: With more than 37 years of credit experience, Lee […]

Continue Reading

0
Patricia Herrera

Congratulations Patricia Herrera, Assistant Credit Manager at Hajoca Corporation, CMA Student of the Month for March 2014. Actively working towards her designations, Tricia has already completed the three courses required for the Credit Business Associate designation.  She took Accounting in college, and both Business Credit Principles and Financial Statement Analysis via CMA’s online classes with Paul Beretz […]

Continue Reading

0
Patrick Spargur and Karen Schmidt

From the NACM Business Credit magazine – CMA Member Patrick Spargur receives a well deserved award! A speaker at several NACM and FCIB events and a dedicated contributor throughout FCIB’s recruitment and online presence efforts, Patrick Spargur, ICCE, was the latest to join the list of FCIB Service Development and Growth Award winners. Spargur, credit […]

Continue Reading

2
Melissa Kobus and Karen Schmidt

Our winner of this prestigious award has 17 years of credit experience. Serving on the CMA Board of Directors since 2008 and was this year’s Treasurer. Our winner serves on the CMA membership committee and is Chairman of the CMA Board of Governors. An active participant in the Young Credit Professionals committee and participates in […]

Continue Reading

0
Patrick Spargur and Karen Schmidt

The Mentor of the year was nominated by a member of his industry credit group.  Employed by Bally’s Technology  In Las Vegas, NV, he was a collections manager for years before his became Instrumental in building  the Gaming Supply group in Nevada. He is number one  in providing referrals and talking about CMA to other […]

Continue Reading

0
Pameil Craik and Karen Schmidt

This award goes to someone that has been inspired to higher education since beginning with her company1989. Working hard during the beginning years, while mentoring with a few great Credit Managers, was promoted to the Area Credit Manager for Northern CA and the Northwestern states in 1999. To further career goals, this individual obtained a […]

Continue Reading

0
Tracy Rosenbach and Mike Mitchell

This honoree, was nominated by her Director of Financial Services. The winner has consistently shown dedication to higher learning as evidenced by an MBA, CBA and CBF designations. Continuing to exemplify the qualities of leadership and excellence by participation and involvement with NACM, and as a CMA Board Member, clearly demonstrates willingness to exchange and […]

Continue Reading

0
Paul Beretz

Paul Beretz was awarded the CMA Instructor of The Year 2013 at CMA’s Annual Meeting on April 11, 2013. Paul was unable to attend the meeting – but sent us this message. “It is truly an honor to be selected as “Instructor of the Year” by CMA. When I look back on my 30 + […]

Continue Reading