Account Control Technology, Inc. (ACT), a national leader in delivering debt management and recovery solutions, is pleased to announce that Michael Magarrell has joined the company as Vice President of Strategic Accounts. Drawing on his more than 27 years of experience in the debt collection industry, Magarrell will lead ACT’s expansion into the auto, financial, commercial, telecom and utility verticals.

Founded in 1990, ACT is a well-established collections leader in the education, government and consumer sectors, with hundreds of clients including the U.S. Department of Education, major guarantors, state agencies and private lenders. The firm will build on its 24 years of success by bringing its consultative services into additional industries.

“ACT’s years of success and astounding growth prove that respectful, consultative collections produce the best outcomes for all involved,” said Nabil Kabbani, CEO of ACT. “In today’s consumer-focused environment, we’ve been ahead of the curve, and the time is right to bring ACT’s unique expertise into industries struggling to meet the latest regulatory standards.”

Michael Magarrell feels ACT’s unique positioning will lead to greater success not only in additional industries, but also in additional service offerings within Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

“With our four expansive call centers, all equipped with the latest technology, ACT has the capabilities and the infrastructure to provide a full suite of BPO services at competitive prices,” Magarrell says. “Clients can rely on us for debt collection, default prevention, billing, payment processing, call messaging and additional business office solutions.”

Magarrell brings a wealth of knowledge to ACT, having served as Vice President, Business Development for 13 years with another prominent collection agency, where he managed multimillion-dollar debt recovery programs. He holds an MBA as well as dual bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and eBusiness.

Account Control Technology, Inc. is a leader in providing consultative debt management, collection, call center and business office solutions for education, government, commercial and consumer entities. Established in 1990, ACT has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company for the past seven years running. The company serves clients nationwide from five office locations: Bakersfield, California; Woodland Hills, California; Mason, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; and San Angelo, Texas. For more information, call 800-394-4228, email or visit

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