Northland Group, Inc., an industry leader in compliance and the pioneer of Direct Response Collections, announced today that it is expanding its recently acquired collection operations in Willmar, Minnesota. The Willmar operations were acquired in late 2012 from the Bureau of Collection Recovery and included over 45 full time employees experienced in financial services, auto, and telecom collections.

Northland will be expanding the location to over 70 full time employees with additional capacity available to support a further increase in placements from existing and new customers. Willmar is located 90 miles west of the Twin Cities.

Northland also announced its interest in additional acquisitions in the collection industry.

“With the industry consolidation currently underway, we are looking to acquire other agencies where we can bring our proven compliance program, leading collection techniques, and additional resources to help grow the acquired operations much like we have done in Willmar,” said Lance Black, President of Northland Group. “We think there is a great opportunity for us to pursue additional strategic acquisitions that will benefit all the parties involved.”

Founded in 1982, Northland Group provides top-tier business process outsourcing services focused on accounts receivable management and collection services for numerous national credit grantors. Northland Group is the leader in delivering competitive returns with proven compliance and client brand enhancement. Northland Group pioneered Direct Response Collections, a consumer friendly contact approach with a variety of payment methods that increases returns while enhancing client brand relationships. Northland Group is ISO 27001 certified and PCI DSS compliant. For more information visit or call President Lance Black at 800-800-8191.

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