Linda Arink
Linda Arink


After nine years in the consumer electronics industry working in accounting, credit, and human resources, in 1981 Linda Arink founded Rane Corporation, located north of Seattle. The company designs and manufactures audio products for professionals and sells worldwide. Linda's daily work life involves all things financial, legal, and planning. She holds the titles of VP Finance & Administration and Chairman of the Board.

Linda has spoken to a variety of banks as well as industry and credit groups on topics including international business growth, entrepreneurship, and organizing to get the job done. She speaks from a practical view point and hates business jargon and business fads.


Bill Creim
Bill Creim


Bill Creim is a partner in the law firm of Creim, Macias, Koenig & Frey LLP. Mr. Creim and his firm work with credit managers throughout the country on the great variety of legal issues involving credit including collections, business, litigation, bankruptcy, and antitrust.

A frequent speaker to several credit industry groups, he has presented over 500 seminars emphasizing practical legal and business issues to trade groups and individual companies, and has had several articles published on UCC law, collections, preferences, and bankruptcy.

Mr. Creim received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude with highest departmental honors from U.C.L.A. where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa membership, and his legal degree from the University of Southern California where he served on the editorial board of the Law Review and received Order of the Coif honors. He was named one of the “50 Most Influential People in Credit” by Credit Today.

Mr. Creim presents - Ordinary Course Defense - New Best Practices


Robert L. Day


Robert Day

Robert is a nationally recognized speaker, blogger and bestselling author with his newest book Successonomics, co-authored with Steve Forbes. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Business Journal, CNN Money, Yahoo Finance, Business Week, Business Credit, Credit Today, and the Credit Research Business Journal. Robert has appeared on NBC, ABC, and CBS television affiliates speaking on how merchants can cut their credit card processing fees in half!

His expertise has made him a highly sought after speaker and presenter with his witty anecdotes and paradigm-shifting perspectives that give him the rare ability to not just educate, but entertain. He has worked with over 50 Fortune 500 companies advising them on how to lower their merchant processing costs.

Mr. Day presents "The Illusion of a Good Deal!" Thursday afternoon.


Rudet Fountain
Rudet Fountain


Rudet Fountain is VP NACM Relations for UTA/ACM Payment Processing Solutions in Miami Florida. He travels extensively across the country speaking at seminars and consulting with businesses about the current market conditions and latest trends of cash management. With more than 30 years of experience as a business owner/manager in the service related industry, he understands and appreciates the complexity of the business environment today.

He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Marketing Research and Business Management. He resides in Atlanta GA.



Randy Frazee
Randy Frazee


Randy Frazee, President and CEO of Andersen, Randall & Richards, has over 23 years experience in the commercial collections industry. He sits on the Board of Directors for one of the largest organizations of international commercial collection specialists, the International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC). He has served as President of the IACC and is currently committee chair for Agency Certification and for Membership Development and Retention. Randy is also an active member of the Federation of European National Collection Associations (FENCA).

AR&R began in 1998 in the family room of Randy's home. Over the last eight years AR&R has acquired six agencies and has grown to 75 employees, servicing clients worldwide. A true spirit of "family" embodies the culture of Andersen, Randall & Richards, winner of Tucson's prestigious Copper Cactus Awards in the category of Tucson's Best Place to Work.

Randy's key to success: "Recognizing that my most valuable assets are my employees."

Dr. Chris Kuehl
Chris Kuehl


Dr. Chris Kuehl is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. He is the chief economist for several national and international organizations; Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, National Association of Credit Management, Finance, Credit and International Business and the Business Information Industry Association. He is also the economic analyst for several state accounting societies - Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Kansas.

Prior to starting Armada in 1999 he was a professor of economics and finance for 15 years teaching in the US, Hungary, Russia, Estonia, Singapore and Taiwan. He holds advanced degrees in economics, Soviet studies and East Asian studies.

Chris is the author of Business Intelligence Briefs and Executive Intelligence Briefs, both publications from Armada. He is also responsible for the Credit Manager's Index from NACM and Fabrinomics from the FMA.

Maggie Moosbrugger
Maggie Moosbrugger


Maggie Moosbrugger is a Vice President on the Credit Liquidity Solutions team within J.P. Morgan's global Credit Trading group. She is responsible for developing innovative credit hedging solutions for corporate clients in order to help manage illiquid and/or distressed assets, such as trade receivables, trade claims, leases, derivative counter-party risks, and LCs.

Maggie received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University.





Janet Wiener
Janet Wiener


Janet is an Executive Director in JPMorgan's Credit Liquidity Solutions group within the Investment Bank. Janet was a founding member of this initiative and continues to focus on developing credit hedging and structured finance solutions for clients primarily surrounding working capital issues. In this role, Janet has developed and launched new products that have developed into mature businesses over the last several years.