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  • 01:00

    “CLLA President, Bob Bernstein, discusses CLLA's goals for 2015”

    in Education

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome back Mr. Robert S. Bernstein, Esq. Bob is the current president of the Commercial Law League of America, making him the only two-term president other than the group’s founder in 1896. Bob is also the co-managing partner of Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. He serves as a mediator and counsel to commercial landlords, equipment lessors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees, creditors and reorganizing businesses in proceedings throughout Pennsylvania and the Middle Atlantic States, concentrating in the many facets of bankruptcy and commercial law. Bob is certified as both a creditors’ rights and business bankruptcy specialist by the American Board of Certification. He is one of only a few attorneys to hold both certifications. Bob writes and lectures for local and national groups on matters of collection, bankruptcy, business law, and professional ethics.

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by the GFC2016 Conference & Expo.

  • 00:59

    Developing Relationships with Chinese Creditors

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    Business Credit Radio is proud to welcome Kirk B. Burkley. Kirk is the co-managing partner of the Pittsburgh-based Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. He is the supervising partner of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice group, which handles national cases and acts as an efficient, one-stop shop for clients’ bankruptcy and restructuring needs.

    Discussion points include;

    1.       What was the purpose for your recent trip to China?

    2.       Was this your first time to China?

    3.       What areas in China did you visit?

    4.       What is the business environment in China?

    5.       What topics were the Chinese guests most interested in during your presentation?

    6.       Why would a Chinese creditor need to hire a US bankruptcy and collections law firm like Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.?

    7.       Are there specific industries that you feel can most benefit from these services?

    8.       What are the benefits of a Chinese creditor joining a creditors committee?

    9.       Have you faced any challenges while working with Chinese creditors?

    10.   What advice do you have for listeners interested in building their relationships with Chinese creditors?

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by Global New Beginnings Inc. and the GFC2016 Conference & Expo.

  • 00:59

    When Your Risks Are Out Of Control

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome back Mr. Lanny Wingrove, the COO and co-founder of Wingrove Global Risk Management, LLC, in the Chattanooga Tennessee area. He is a certified Project and Risk Management Professional through Project Management Institute and is a trainer, mentor and lecturer. His experience of over 30 years provides a knowledge base encompassing a variety of management topics ranging from:

    •             Project essentials

    •             Team motivation

    •             Communications

    •             Stakeholder management, and

    •             Risk management.

    Lanny was recently interviewed by U.K. project management journal, Project Manager Today on the subject "How Do You Know When Your Risks are OUT of Control?”  That article will be in the May, 2015 issue.

    Discussion Topics:

    •           What is control?

    •           Focus

    •           Product

    •           Team

    •           Communications

    •           Process

    •           Schedule

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by the 2016 GFC Conference & Expo.

  • 00:55

    Meet Shepard Exposition Services

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    Business Credit Radio is proud to introduce Mr. Doug Whittemore, National Sales Manager and Mr. Kevin Bird, V.P. Sales as our featured guest speakers from Shepard Exposition Services. Doug Whittemore is a National Sales Manager from Shepard’s National Sales office in Washington, D.C. With more than 20 years tradeshow experience, Doug is a seasoned tradeshow and convention industry professional. Coming from a second-generation industry family, Doug began his career by working in tradeshow production during the summers while attending high school and college. Doug spent most of his career building a reputation for quality and complete dedication to the customer. Kevin joined Shepard Exposition Services in 2009 from Nielsen Business Media (now Emerald Expositions) where he was Group Show Director for their healthcare portfolio, which included two tradeshow Top 200 events.  Brought in to add to company’s nationally-known consultative approach, Kevin now strategically manages the national sales efforts for Shepard, the nation’s third largest national contractor. Kevin will provide support and oversight as well as strategic planning on Global B2B Finance/Credit Conference & Expo. Exhibit Solutions by Shepard offers:

    Creative (design, graphics, etc.)
    Critical Path Management
    Exhibit Rental/Purchase/Preparation/Storage
    Economies of Scale
    Audio/Visual Solutions
    Print, Interactive Media & Video Solutions
    And More!

    Business Credit Radio is sponsored by the 2016 GFC Conference & Expo at Navy Pier August 29 - September 2 2016.

  • 01:03

    Business Coaching; Why It Matters

    in Management

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome Philip Spensieri who is a Certified TAB Facilitator and Strategic Business Leadership Coach and Eastern Canada Area Developer for The Alternative Board with over 30 years of management, operations and financial experience in both large organizations and entrepreneurial ventures. Over the last 10 years Philip has guided business owners and executives in York Region, Ontario to design and implement strategies with sound, reachable growth and profitability goals. At times these strategies have included comprehensive succession plans and the development of next generation managers.

    Philip assists business owners and executives of privately held businesses to focus on the performance of their organizations and achieve the results they desire.

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by Commercial Credit Management Associates (CCMA).

  • 01:01

    2014: Back to Recession and Unfriendly Credit Markets?”

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome back Dr. Roger Torneden, Ph.D., CFP®. the Director of Business, Management and Legal Programs at the University of California – Los Angeles Extension (UCLA Extension). Roger Torneden was educated at the New York University Stern School of Business (Ph.D.) and the University of Kansas (M.S. and B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Administration, respectively), he combines an interest in global economic history with international business management.

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by Commercial Credit Management Associates LLC at http://ccma-llc.com.

  • 01:03

    The Global B2B Finance/Credit Conference & Expo

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome Mr. Sean Roberts, the Founder and President of StandingStonez, an an Independent Global Events and Exhibit Consultant. He is a global experiential sales, marketing and advertising expert, primarily expositions, corporate events, museums, amusements and themed attractions. Specialties: International Trade Show Strategy & Management, Corporate Events, Corporate Sponsorship Consulting and Support, Corporate Product Launch Consulting and Support, Global Sales & Marketing Mentoring and Management, Global Branding Strategy Consultation, Global Business Development, Blue Chip Account Management, Within Industry Acquisition and Merger Consultation, Global Vendor Management, International Purchasing, Logistics Management, Mobile Applications Ad visor and specifier for Lead Management, Themed Attractions, Amusements, Aquariums etc.

    Business Credit Radio is sponsored by Commercial Credit Management Associates LLC.

  • 00:57

    Belief, Vision, Plan Is The Tripod For Your Business

    in Management

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, is an inspirational speaker and author of three books. The most recent, INSPIRED Business A New Vision for Building Business and Communities stems from a long-held secret:  While on a stretcher with a broken neck, Elinor Stutz heard her family sobbing upon their hearing the surgeon’s prediction of paralysis. BUT at that very moment, Elinor experienced two visions asking “Are you ready for the fight of your life?” and, “Will you learn how to believe, become and empower others?” 

    Her story is compelling, inspiring, and leads others directly into knowing how to build a successful heart-based business.

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsed by Back2Work USA Fund and Business Credit Workshops.

  • 00:57

    Using Business Credit To Grow Your Business

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is indeed honored to welcome Tom Gazaway, the founder and CEO of Hawkeye Management. Tom is widely known as the country's foremost expert at unsecured lending solutions for small business owners. Tom has written for Small Business Trends, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp, SCORE, Business.com, and has written many reports, white papers, and eBooks about small business credit and financing that are available on his blog, the Business Finance Lounge. His company,  Hawkeye Management, provides unsecured business funding and working capital solutions for both start-up and established business owners throughout the United States.  In 2013, Hawkeye Management made the Inc 500 list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. In addition to making Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 list, they were also named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the PA, NJ, DE tri-state area twice by Smart CEO Magazine. Tom grew up in Marshalltown, Iowa and received his B.A. degree in Economics & Finance from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. Currently, Tom lives in Blackwood, New Jersey with his wife Melanie and their three sons.

    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is sponsored by Commercial Credit Management Associates LLC (CCMA).

  • 01:03

    A New Strategic Alliance for World-Class Certification

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is honored to welcome Mr. Barry Gammons, the President of the Board of Governors for The Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) and the owner of The Law Offices of Barry J. Gammons PLLC, a creditor's rights practice, handling matters in all 95 counties of the state of Tennessee. The firm also advises clients in state and federal regulatory compliance with respect to collection services.

    Today's we will discuss;

    Why did the CLLA and the IACC decide to join in a strategic alliance?
    What are key elements to the alliance?
    Why is commercial collection agency certification a key part of the strategic alliance?
    What attracted IACC to joining forces with CLLA on certification?
    Has the commercial collection industry validated the program? 
    In general, why should credit grantors care about certification?
    How important is the joint commercial collection agency certification to credit grantors.
    Do you see the relationship between the CLLA and IACC expanding to include other programming?

    Business Credit Radio is sponsored by The NEW HYBRID Global B2B Finance/Credit Conference & Expo.

  • 01:02

    “Managing Credit Risk with Trade Credit Insurance”

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    BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is indeed honored to welcome Tate Parker from Coface North America. With extensive experience in all aspects of accounts receivable management, working capital financing and trade credit insurance, Tate Parker is with Coface North America, a leader in trade credit insurance. At Coface, Tate helps businesses safely expand sales, obtain working capital finance and reduce defaults on accounts receivable, both domestic and international. Prior to joining Coface, Tate spent 16 years working with banks and businesses in accounts receivable financing, factoring and trade credit insurance. He has also provided expert witness services in matters involving these areas of expertise.

    Business Credit Radio is sponsored by Business Profit Workshops.