Steven Mazur, Director of Strategic Accounts, Invoice Cloud

Steve is presenting Staying Relevant, Secure and Optimized in your Electronic Bill Presentation & Payment Strategies.

With over 20 years of experience with FIS, Fiserv, Visa, Braintree/PayPal, Steven Mazur brings a wealth of experience to real world conversion optimization.  Steven has implemented solutions for Amazon, Dell, Apple, Expedia, Disney, Sempra, Humana and Six Flags to name a few highlights.  With expertise in removing the friction in checkout, reduce abandonment, ePay and paperless adoption, Mr. Mazur can highlight best practices to future proof, optimize and secure your EBPP.

Dawn Hoosier, Senior Vice President, Tax Ease Ohio

Dawn is presenting How to Maximize Collections by Utilizing all the Tools in your Collections Toolbox including Tax Lien Sales.

Dawn Hoosier has been with Tax Ease since 2010 as the Vice President of Business Development and now as Senior Vice President of Tax Ease OHIO.  She pioneers business in Ohio by cultivating relationships with municipalities in with Tax Ease can provide revenue and enhance collections processes.  Dawn has been working in the Tax Lien industry since 2007.  She has experience in all aspects of the business including marketing, client relations, customer service, due diligence, purchasing, collecting, and enforcement of liens.  Ms. Hoosier also works directly with lobbyists and legislators to help shape the tax lien laws and Regulations.  Prior to working in the tax lien industry, she coached Women’s Basketball at her alma mater, the University of Cincinnati.  She still lives in her hometown of Cincinnati.

These are the panelists for the session Bankruptcy as it Relates to Pre and Post Payments on Delinquency 

Amy L Bostic, Attorney, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee , Luper Neidenthal & Logan

Amy Bostic is currently of counsel with LUPER NEIDENTHAL & LOGAN. She focuses her practice on debtor, creditor and creditors’ committee, secured creditors, debtors and fiduciaries in Chapter 11 corporate reorganizations, out of court work-outs, general commercial law transactions, loan restructures and fiduciary representation. Ms. Bostic is the Chapter 7 panel trustee in the Columbus Division of the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Ohio.

Kenneth M. Richards, Partner, Attorney, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee

Kenneth M. Richards is a Shareholder with LUPER NEIDENTHAL & LOGAN and has been with the firm since 1987. He received his undergraduate degree in Pre-Law from The Pennsylvania State University and his Juris Doctor, With Honors, from The Ohio State University College of Law where he was an articles editor for The Ohio State Law Journal. Ken is an experienced bankruptcy attorney who has represented debtors, creditors, trustees and creditors’ committees in both commercial and consumer cases. He has also handled hundreds of bankruptcy adversary proceedings, including preferences, fraudulent transfers, and dischargeability actions. Ken’s publications include “Personal Injury Actions and Bankruptcy”, Columbus Bar Briefs, (Summer 2003) and “Valuation Issues in Bankruptcy,” Commercial Law Journal, (Spring 1993), which he co-authored with Frederick M. Luper.

Christal Caudill, Attorney, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee , Caudill Law Group

Attorney Christal Caudill has over 20 years of experience in representing clients through the bankruptcy process. She focuses her practice on representing individuals and small business debtors in chapter 7 and chapter 13. Ms. Caudill also sits as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Southern District of Ohio. She currently serves on the Columbus Bar Association Ethics and Pro Bono committees. Ms. Caudill received her law degree from Capital University and her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University.

James B. Reese, Chief Fiscal Office, Franklin Co. Treasurer Cheryl Brooks-Sullivan

Jim Reese currently serves as Chief Fiscal Officer and Attorney for the Franklin County Treasurer’s Office. Jim received his undergraduate degree from Hillsdale College in American Studies where he was a W.H.I.P. 1999 alumni. (Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program placed with U.S. Senate Sub-Committee on Immigration) He earned his J.D. from Capital University Law School while working for Chapter 7 Panel Trustee Elizabeth Doucet and later for BMW Financial Services. Jim was also Managing Partner of Bogart & Reese LLC where he spent five years practicing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for low-income individuals in conjunction with the Legal Aid Society of Columbus’ Legal Aid Reduced-Fee Project program. Jim has been a candidate for U.S. Congress and Common Pleas Domestic Relations Court Judge.

Regina and Mark are presenting Diversify Your Portfolio With Farm Credit - Understanding the Second-Largest GSE 

Regina M Gill, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation

Regina M. Gill is Senior Vice President of the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation. The Funding Corporation is responsible for issuing and marketing debt securities to finance The Farm Credit System’s loans, leases and operations. In addition, the Funding Corporation provides consulting, accounting and financial reporting services which include the preparation of the System’s Annual and Quarterly Information Statements and serves as the System’s disclosure agent.

Regina has been with the Funding Corporation since 1984 and has held a variety of positions. She is currently responsible for the development and execution of the Farm Credit System’s domestic and foreign Investor Relations programs.  In this role, Regina meets regularly with institutional investors in the U.S. and around the world to educate them on the important role the Farm Credit System plays in supporting U.S. agriculture and the value that Farm Credit securities add to investment portfolios.

Mark Dickerson, Account Executive, Multi Bank Securities

Mark Dickerson serves as an account executive specializing in institutional fixed-income sales at Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. (MBS). He is responsible for managing customer relationships and the sale of fixed-income securities to mid- to large-sized corporations, money managers, investment advisors, banks, municipalities, credit unions, insurance companies and other middle-market customers. His functions include securities sales, portfolio analysis and portfolio structures for debt retirement. Mark has been in the securities industry since 1992.

Mark served eight years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and an additional 12 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, all within the accounting and finance divisions. He retired from the Air Force in October 2003 after 20 years of distinguished service, at the rank of senior master sergeant. Mark concluded his career as the non-commissioned officer in charge of accounting and finance.

Jennifer Day, Esq., Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer Robert Sprague’s Office

Eric Ochmanek, Director of Special Projects, Treasurer Robert Sprague’s Office

Jennifer and Eric are presenting the OPCS session.