Manitowoc business Americollect collection agency recognized for its innovation


Americollect among the most innovative collection agencies

Manitowoc’s Americollect was ranked in the Top 10 Innovative Agencies by Collection advisor magazine.

The national magazine serves the debt collection industry with magazines, email editions and videos focused on technology, compliance and best practices. Organizations are nominated by readers, peers and industry activists who believe they are making an active decision to be forward looking and recognize the potential for improvement in the collections arena.

The innovation that earned Americollect its nomination is cell phone ownership. The process determines ownership and monitors specific attributes so the business knows when a number has been reassigned. This helps the company comply with TCPA regulations and prevent it from calling the wrong consumer, according to a statement.

Americollect partners with healthcare systems nationwide and operates two divisions: one serving as a hospital’s customer service team and the other as a healthcare collection agency. . The company’s debt collectors focus on “being ridiculously nice.”

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CEO’s Breakfast Series starts November 14

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family will launch its annual President and CEO’s Breakfast Series on November 14 with guest speaker Steve Proudman.

Proudman is President of Proudman Group, Inc. and Senior Consultant at White Men as Full Diversity Partners LLC. He will talk about “Exploring the Mindset of the Inclusive Leader”.

Check-in is at 7:00 am on November 14 at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance on the college campus, 2406 S. Alverno Road, Manitowoc. The breakfast buffet opens at 7:15 am and the program ends at 8:30 am Tickets are $ 100 for the series of four programs, or $ 30 each per person. For tickets, visit

The program also provides leadership development opportunities for those in the early years of their careers. The cost is $ 95 to sponsor a young professional and includes all four sessions.

Additional speakers in the series include the following:

  • Craig S. Dickman, Managing Director of Titletown Tech and Founder and President of Breakthrough Fuel will discuss “Catalyzing Innovation and Business Creation at Titletown Tech” on December 12;
  • Betsy J. Wernli, MD, FAAD, President of Forefront Dermatology, will discuss “Managing Rapid Growth in Your Business” on February 7, 2019; and
  • Brett W. Norell, President and CEO of Holy Family Memorial, will speak on “Improving the Culture and the Experience During a Time of Organizational Change” on March 6, 2019.

Rob Reindl joins Financial Services Center at UnitedOne

Rob Reindl joins UnitedOne Credit Union‘s Financial Services Center in Manitowoc.

Reindl takes on the role of FSC Coordinator after spending the past nine years as a Mortgage Specialist at UnitedOne. Joining FSC is the last step in pursuing its long-standing interest in financial planning.

The Manitowoc native started UnitedOne as a young apprentice in 2004 while attending Lincoln High School. After earning his Associate Degree in Financial Institution Management from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, he became a Member Services Representative before moving to the Mortgage Department at UnitedOne.

UnitedOne Credit Union has branches in Manitowoc and Sheboygan and is open to anyone who lives or works in Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Kewaunee and Door counties. The credit union serves consumers and small and medium-sized businesses. For more information, visit

Edward Jones named one of the Best Workplaces for Women 2018

According to Manitowoc’s Carla Liban, financial services firm Edward Jones is ranked # 4 for Best Workplaces for Women recently published by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. The company is the highest ranked financial services company on the list.

The ranking took into account more than 540,000 employee surveys of Great Place to Work certified companies.

Liban is a financial advisor to Edward Jones in Manitowoc with an office at 21 E. Waldo Blvd.

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