CHICAGO, Ill. — Glass Mountain Capital, one of the nation's leading accounts receivable management and financial services firms, today announced the appointment of Manuel Flores as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer.
Formerly a Chicago alderman and Acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Flores brings a unique blend of expertise in government regulation, business development and client service to his new role.
"We're thrilled to have Manny Flores on board as we embark on the next phase of growth for Glass Mountain Capital," said CEO Anthony Nuzzo." In a highly regulated, quickly evolving industry, we are committed to not only providing the best possible service to our clients, but to also taking advantage of emerging technology. I can't think of a better person to help us meet that challenge."
As Chief Strategy Officer, Flores will oversee Glass Mountain Capital's government and regulatory affairs as well as identifying and pursuing opportunities in new business verticals.
"This is a very exciting time to be involved in the financial services industry," Flores said. "Glass Mountain Capital's track record of outstanding client service coupled with best-in-class regulatory compliance will provide a strong foundation for expansion in the financial services space."
While leading the IDFPR from 2012 to 2015 and the Illinois Commerce Commission from 2010 to 2011, Flores worked closely with utility companies, banks and healthcare professionals, among other constituencies, balancing the needs of consumers and industry to allow for optimal market growth.
Flores' tenure as alderman in Chicago's Ward 1 was marked by the revitalization of a number of the city's historic neighborhoods, as well as landmark economic development projects including the Green Exchange clean energy business center and the redevelopment of a public housing community.
A recognized expert in cryptocurrency, Flores currently sits on the Illinois legislature's Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Taskforce. He is also a member of Cook County's Economic Development Advisory Committee.
About Glass Mountain Capital
Glass Mountain Capital collects upon distressed consumer assets, combining technology, creativity and motivated employees to construct client-driven recovery solutions. The company's mission is to maximize liquidations, economy and efficiencies while maintaining a high degree of ethics through diligence, investment in technology and human capital. For more information, visit www.glassmountaincapital.com.