Phillips & Cohen Associates, with operations spanning the US, UK and, Canada, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lance Phair to Executive Vice President of Global Recovery Strategy. Mr. Phair has served as Vice President of Phillips & Cohen Associates for the past nine years, delivering direct contribution to Phillips & Cohen’s exponential global growth through his management of the Analytics, MIS and Strategy teams.

Prior to serving with Phillips & Cohen Associates, Mr. Phair held key roles at JP Morgan Chase and Household Bank.  His wealth of industry knowledge, and focus on innovative, data-driven strategy as well as expert client focus will play a critical role in driving the next evolution of Phillips & Cohen’s continued global expansion.  Mr. Phair will be working directly with ownership to provide leadership across areas such as operational strategy, client services, process enhancement and support services with a focus on direct performance impact and innovation.

“We are excited and confident about the unmatched value Lance brings to our international family of companies and our clients in this role,” stated Adam S. Cohen, Co-Chairman and CEO of Phillips & Cohen Associates. “This strategic appointment is illustrative of our ongoing commitment to delivering only the best to our clients across all aspects of our organization and processes.”

The company also announced that CJ Hamilton, formerly EVP of North American Recovery Operations for Phillips & Cohen Associates will be leaving the organization and will be relocating to Minnesota to serve as Director of Recoveries for one of Phillips & Cohen’s valued clients.  Mr. Cohen added “We are very appreciative of the dedicated service CJ has given to our organization over the past three years.  His positive impact has been realized across our operations in both performance and service.  We wish him the very best in his new role, and look forward to serving him as a client.”

Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. delivers measurably superior collection services across a host of industries and service sectors. Founded in 1997, the company built a reputation for effective and compassionate financial recovery by pioneering deceased account care. With over a decade of proven performance, in addition to pre and post charge-off solutions including standard collections, litigation and pending bankruptcy, the company offers a wide range of specialty services including Deceased Account Care Solutions, Cease & Desist, Debt Management Collections and Small Business Credit Solutions.  Phillips & Cohen Associates serves Fortune 500 leaders, banks, creditors and debt buyers as well as industries such as Utility, Healthcare, and Student Loans and has four regional offices in the United States and three international offices in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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