“Phil is a visionary credit manager that knows how to bring best practices and automation to the accounts receivable process that successfully improved performance of accounts receivable. He reduced both Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) to 30+ days or better on average and past due balances to less than 2% of total portfolio. In this economy, it is so important to find additional liquidity within your own AR and Phil is a guy that can do it! Any company that hasn't scruitinized their AR and related processes to optimize liquidity should contact Phil immediately.”
-- Michelle Privette, Sales Rep, SunGard



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“Phil represented his company at NACM meetings and was always professional and added value to the meetings he attended. Phil has been a strong and active member of the Association.”
-- Phil Lattanzio , President / COO , NACM Midwest

“Phil represented Klein Tools in managing the credit relationship with my company, HD Supply White Cap Construction Supply. Phil was always the pinnacle of professionalism and strived to find solutions to issues rather than simply point a finger. Our professional relationship was one of mutual respect and I can personally pass along my strongest recommendation for Phil.”
-- Bob Mealey , Director Fiance Administration , White Cap Construction Supply

“I worked with Phil. He is a credit professional with thorough knowledge of the industry, vast experience in Credit as well as in Collections. He is very knowlegeable, easy to work with and get things done. He can save the organization lot of money !!”
-- Johnson Mathai , Senior Credit Analyst , Donlen Corporation

"In my six year association with Mr. Philbin in a national credit group he has shown consistent professionalism. A task oriented individual, Mr. Philbin will complete the assignment with competence, accuracy and a 'Can Do' approach. It has been my privilege to work with Mr. Philbin on numerous projects and I have found him to be a true leader in the credit profession."
-- David Shook, Manager, Credit & Collections, Milacron, Inc.

"I have worked closely with Mr. Philbin for over six years. The ultimate credit professional, domestically and internationally, Mr. Philbin completely understands the value of flexibility in a challenging economy while keeping one eye on that bottom line;
-- Robert Goldstein, International Trade Specialist, The Kreller Group

"I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Philbin for over 4 years, through our mutual membership in a National Credit Group. I have always found him to be extremely knowledgeable and professional in every regard and an individual who maintains his abilitie
-- Bruce K. Fowler Jr., Credit Manager, L. S. Starrett Co.

"Mr. Philbin and myself have worked together extensively for a number of years. During that time, I've experienced that Mr. Philbin is a very professional and dedicated Credit & Collections Manager who not only understands all dynamics within his role, bu
-- Patrick Wetzels, Financial Controller Europe Theatre, SPX Hydraulic Technologies

"I have known Mr. Philbin for many years and he has been an examplary Manager of Credit, finding creative ways to make the sales while protecting the companies interests. He has provided a great stewardship to his respective companies and has maintained
-- Mr. William Biehl, President, Biehl & Biehl


 


Philip P. Philbin CCE

Areas of Expertise:

Business Coaching
Crisis Management
Finance
Leadership/Management
Small Business
 




Mr. Philip P. Philbin CCE is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Commercial Credit Management Associates, LLC (CCMA) and the founder of the company. Mr. Philbin's entire working experience totalling 35 years has been solely in Corporate Credit & Collections Management to which he has distinguished himself as a leader in numerous industries.

Mr. Philbin started his career in Credit & Collections Management in 1975 shortly after graduating from Northern Illinois University with a B.A. After excelling in the consumer finance and banking industries, he moved into wholesale institutional distribution where he was hired as the Corporate Credit Manager for an institutional paper products distribution company later to become a full service foodservice distributor. After distribution, Mr. Philbin moved into the position as Corporate Credit Manager for an international freight forwarding company where he gained great knowledge of the import and export business and specifically international credit and collections. From the import export arena, Mr. Philbin moved on into the position as Corporate Credit & Collections Manager of companies in the very lucrative equipment leasing industries further adding to his overall credit & collections expertise. The last 10 years of Mr. Philbin's long career were in the manufacturing industry, specifically hand and power tools, hydraulic pumps and lifts, and small hand tools all in the position as the companies senior credit and collections department manager.

In 2002, Mr. Philbin obtained the coveted designations as Certified Credit Executive (CCE) from the NACM and the designation of Certified International Credit Professional (CICP) from the FCIB.

While in his 10 year tenure in wholesale distribution, Mr. Philbin joined the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) and the National Foodservice Institutional Distribution Credit Group (NACM Houston) where he remained as a member for 7 years ultimately assuming the group chairperson position. While serving as the Corporate Credit Manager in the manufacturing industry, Mr. Philbin had the honor of being admitted into the NACM's National Tools and Accessories Industry Credit Group of the NACM, holding committee chairperson positions and ultimately the vice chairperson for the group. He was also a member of the National Home Center Credit group of the NACM.

In addition to the companies Mr. Philbin has been employed, he has worked with some of the largest companies in their respective industries;

 

BP Amoco * Donlen Corporation * Panasonic *Clark Foodservice, Inc. * SPX Fluid Power Inc. * Klein Tools, Inc.
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WMH Tool Group Inc. * Relational Funding Corporation *Meridian Leasing Corporation * Max Gruenhut International Inc. * Mid-Way Supply, Inc. * General Finance Corporation * Intercargo Insurance

 


Mr. Philip P. Philbin CCE is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Commercial Credit Management Associates, LLC (CCMA) and the founder of the company. Mr. Philbin's entire working experience totalling 35 years has been solely in Corporate Credit & Collections Management to which he has distinguished himself as a leader in numerous industries.

Mr. Philbin started his career in Credit & Collections Management in 1975 shortly after graduating from Northern Illinois University with a B.A. After excelling in the consumer finance and banking industries, he moved into wholesale institutional distribution where he was hired as the Corporate Credit Manager for an institutional paper products distribution company later to become a full service foodservice distributor. After distribution, Mr. Philbin moved into the position as Corporate Credit Manager for an international freight forwarding company where he gained great knowledge of the import and export business and specifically international credit and collections. From the import export arena, Mr. Philbin moved on into the position as Corporate Credit & Collections Manager of companies in the very lucrative equipment leasing industries further adding to his overall credit & collections expertise. The last 10 years of Mr. Philbin's long career were in the manufacturing industry, specifically hand and power tools, hydraulic pumps and lifts, and small hand tools all in the position as the companies senior credit and collections department manager.

In 2002, Mr. Philbin obtained the coveted designations as Certified Credit Executive (CCE) from the NACM and the designation of Certified International Credit Professional (CICP) from the FCIB.

While in his 10 year tenure in wholesale distribution, Mr. Philbin joined the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) and the National Foodservice Institutional Distribution Credit Group (NACM Houston) where he remained as a member for 7 years ultimately assuming the group chairperson position. While serving as the Corporate Credit Manager in the manufacturing industry, Mr. Philbin had the honor of being admitted into the NACM's National Tools and Accessories Industry Credit Group of the NACM, holding committee chairperson positions and ultimately the vice chairperson for the group. He was also a member of the National Home Center Credit group of the NACM.

In addition to the companies Mr. Philbin has been employed, he has worked with some of the largest companies in their respective industries;

 

BP Amoco * Donlen Corporation * Panasonic *Clark Foodservice, Inc. * SPX Fluid Power Inc. * Klein Tools, Inc.
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WMH Tool Group Inc. * Relational Funding Corporation *Meridian Leasing Corporation * Max Gruenhut International Inc. * Mid-Way Supply, Inc. * General Finance Corporation * Intercargo Insurance

 


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