MFM and BCCA to Host May Lunch & Learn, “Accelerating Your Revenue Cycle During COVID-19”

Webinar Scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 1 p.m. ET
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Media Financial Management Association (MFM) and BCCA, the media industry’s credit association, announce a Distance Learning webinar for May - Accelerating Your Revenue Cycle During COVID-19 and Navigating First-Party Collections. The hour-long session, facilitated by Ryan Frisbie, senior sales and collections specialist, and Marty Demirjian, senior account executive BARR Credit Services, is being prepared to address the changes in collection approaches necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be held Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every realm of business; the credit industry is no exception. Regulations influencing collection practices are changing daily. During this webinar, attendees will learn about the latest restrictions impacting credit professionals. The program will cover state regulations and changes in the court system due to COVID-19 and how those affect collections activities. Additionally, the presenters will share advice on how to manage your credit department under these developing circumstances.

“Credit and collection policies are evolving daily as we deal with the fallout from COVID-19,” said Mary M. Collins, president and CEO of MFM and its BCCA subsidiary, the media industry’s credit association. “Media credit professionals must be attuned to rapidly changing regulations while being mindful of the impact on their companies’ bottom line.”

Costs for the webinar is $50 for either MFM or BCCA members; $0 for MFM corporate members; and $75 for non-members. The deadline to register is Wednesday, May 25. Registrations received after 5 p.m. CT on that day will be charged a $20 late fee. Those participating in this session will receive one CPE credit. Register online or print a registration form.

About the Presenters

Ryan Frisbie is a Senior Sales and Legal Collection Specialist at BARR Credit Services. He has 21 years of experience in the collections industry, having served in every area of day to day operations. He specializes in Collection litigation, which provides him the unique ability to understand the collections process from start to finish. This skill set serves to help educate clients and produce better results. Frisbie also works with credit groups and is certified by the International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC). Before beginning his career, Frisbie studied at the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Marty Demirjian currently works as a Senior Account Representative at BARR Credit Services. At BARR Credit, he consults with clients on their receivables and works with them to find the best-suited solution for their needs. He has been working in the collections industry for nearly 30 years. Before getting into the credit industry, Demirjian attended Michigan State University.

About MFM and BCCA

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is the premiere resource for financial professionals for media industry education, networking, and information sharing throughout the U.S., Canada, UK, and Europe. More information about MFM is available on its website, https://www.mediafinance.org, and via its updates on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Its BCCA subsidiary serves as the media industry’s credit association. BCCA’s revenue management services encompass a variety of credit reports on national and local media advertisers and agencies, including Media Whys, a credit report for media businesses that offers a credit score based on industry-specific aging combined with trade data from Experian or D+B. More information about BCCA is available at https://www.bccacredit.com as well as its updates on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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