The Credit Department News & Events

Speaking Engagements

Pam Krank, President of The Credit Department, speaks to clients and associations both nationally and internationally. She regularly presents webinars and live speaking events for the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) and the International Conference on Trade Finance (ICTF). Invite Pam to speak or request a list of her potential speaking topics by submitting your information in the space provided below.

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Recent speaking engagements include:

[accordions][accordion title=”2014″]“The Future of the Credit Department” for the NACM Credit & Financial Development Division (CFDD) National Conference in September 2014.

Moderator for “A Conversation with the CFO” at the NACM 118th Credit Congress & Expo in June 2014.

“Emerging Trends for Small/Mid-Market Credit Departments: Credit” webinar for NACM in May 2014.

“Beyond the Fundamentals: Anatomy of the Perfect Credit Department” for the ICTF in April 2014.[/accordion][accordion title=”2013″]“The Credit Professional of the Future: What CFOs Want” for the Finance, Credit and International Business Association (FCIB) in November 2013.[/accordion][accordion title=”2012″]“Maximizing Cash Flow from Receivables” for the ICTF in March 2012.

“Accounts Receivable Best Practices for Presidents” for ExecSense.

“Accounts Receivable Best Practices for COOs” for ExecSense.[/accordion][/accordions]


TCD in the News

The Credit Department has written regularly for professional credit management associations as well as mainstream trade journals such as CFO Magazine. Here is a sample of our latest articles and interviews.


[accordion title=”2014″]Business Credit Magazine

Three authored articles

NACM December, 2014[/accordion]

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Confident Companies Coughing Up Credit

The Credit Managers’ Index is at its highest level since last April — evidence that U.S. suppliers are mostly meeting businesses’ increased appetite for trade credit., Feb 29, 2012


Slow Burn

What should you do when customers are slow to pay? As sales rebound and customers queue up for trade credit again, your cash flow could be at risk.

CFO Magazine, April 1, 2010


Best of 2009: Risk Management

The credit freeze, spawning perils to both markets and corporate finance, was arguably the biggest risk of the year., December 28, 2009


Giving Credit Risk Its Due

The current economy is prodding finance executives to try to detect potential deadbeats by using such things as automated alert systems., August 14, 2009


Banks Take Aim at Revolvers

With lenders shrinking the length and size of their commitments to companies and charging more, liquidity risk is rising., July 1, 2009


Are your Receivables at Risk?

Supply Excellence, January 29, 2009


How to Slash Your Credit Exposure

The downturn gives companies an excuse for demanding that customers share more financial information, to keep on top of clients’ ability to pay and stay viable., January 22, 2009


Rethinking Risk

Companies have never been more motivated to revisit risk management, but improvements will come slowly.

CFO Magazine, January 1, 2009[/accordion]



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