AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Gila LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Farmer to its Senior Management team. Mr. Farmer has been named Vice President of Business Development for Gila’s Financial Services division.
“We actually worked closely with Tom for many years in a client capacity, and he knows this business inside and out. His experience encompasses all aspects of lending and collections to include recovery, bankruptcy, repossessions, and skip-tracing. We are absolutely thrilled to have him join our team”
“We are so excited to have Tom on board. He brings tremendous experience and credibility with over 20 years in the industry. He is just the kind of person we need to accelerate the growth of Gila Group as we expand our service offering for the credit union and banking sector,” said Bruce Cummings, CEO of Gila Group. Gila Group specializes in collection support services for Credit Unions and Financial Institutions nationwide.
Mr. Farmer has 22 years of collections and lending experience including a strong emphasis on growing profitable direct and indirect portfolios. He has a proven track record of growing profitable lending programs and maintaining delinquency and losses.
“We actually worked closely with Tom for many years in a client capacity, and he knows this business inside and out. His experience encompasses all aspects of lending and collections to include recovery, bankruptcy, repossessions, and skip-tracing. We are absolutely thrilled to have him join our team,” Cummings added. Prior to joining Gila Group, Mr. Farmer worked as Vice President for Space Coast Credit Union in Florida and Vice President of GTE Federal Credit Union in Florida.
About Gila Group
Founded in 1988, Gila Group offers outsourced collections, payment processing and call center services to Credit Unions and Financial Institutions nationwide. The Company provides a full suite of receivables management solutions, tailored to each client's specifications. We empower talented employees with advanced technology, data management tools and leading edge business practices to exceed the expectations of our clients.
Gila Group distinguishes itself based on its brand: Experience, Execution, and Ethics. The Company has achieved the Professional Practices Management System™ (PPMS™) certification from the Association of Credit and Collections Professionals (ACA International). Additionally, the Company is a SSAE 16 SOC 1 (Type II) compliant service organization, is PCI compliant, and maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. For more information about Gila Group, please visit www.GilaGroup.com/SWITCH or call 1.800.568.7004.