Collection Manager

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Milda Holtgrefe | (646) 806-8809 | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma



Collection Manager at Oklahoma City Art Museum, OKMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully managed a team of 10 collectors in a high-volume call center environment.
  • Achieved monthly collection goals for assigned portfolio, averaging $2M per month.
  • Reduced delinquency rates by 20% through effective skip tracing and phone contact strategies.
  • Recovered $1.5M in past due accounts over 3 months through active collections efforts.
  • Successfully negotiated payment plans with customers on more than 500 occasions.

Senior Collection Manager at Philbrook Museum of Art, OKAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Achieved a 98% collections rate within 60 days for assigned accounts.
  • Negotiated and recovered $2.8 million in past due receivables.
  • Trained and mentored 3 new collection managers resulting in an increase of $1.2 million in monthly recoveries.
  • Led team to develop new skip tracing techniques that increased recovery rates by 15%.
  • Implemented process improvements that reduced account resolution time by 20%.

Lead Collection Manager at Tulsa Zoo, OKSep 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Achieved a 97% collection rate on assigned accounts.
  • Recovered $2.5 million in previously written-off debt.
  • Negotiated payments with 500+ customers per month.
  • Resolved customer complaints in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintained updated knowledge of state and federal collections laws.


Bachelor of Science in Collection Management at Oklahoma State University, OKSep 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to manage collections, including but not limited to planning, developing, maintaining, and preserving collections.


  • Collection Management
  • Collection Development
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Preservation
  • Digitization

Becky Phouthavong | (378) 356-1428 | Fargo, ND



Collection Manager at Creditors Collection Service, NDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 12 collectors in meeting monthly collection targets for an auto loan company, averaging $2.5 million per month in collections.
  • Consistently achieved individual collection goals, collecting an average of $250,000 per month over the course of two years.
  • Worked with customers to develop payment plans that fit their budget and needs while still meeting the company's requirements.
  • Negotiated settlements with customers who were behind on their payments, resulting in a 60% success rate.
  • Trained new collectors on best practices and helped them to become productive members of the team within three months or less.".

Senior Collection Manager at The Collection Bureau, NDAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 12 collectors in successfully recovering $1.8 million in delinquent debt over a 6-month period.
  • Trained and mentored 4 new collectors, who went on to become top performers in the company.
  • Negotiated with high-risk debtors to restructure payment plans that resulted in $250,000 being paid off within 3 months.
  • Actively participated in strategy meetings with senior management to develop creative solutions for difficult cases.
  • Implemented a new skip tracing method that located 100 previously uncollectable accounts worth $600,000.

Lead Collection Manager at Professional Credit Service, NDJul 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led a team of 12 collectors and achieved a 97% collection rate.
  • Negotiated with customers to create payment plans that were feasible for them, while also maximizing the company’s profits.
  • Trained new collectors in proper collections techniques and procedures.
  • Developed relationships with customers which led to repeat business and referrals.
  • Consistently met or exceeded monthly collection targets.


Bachelor of Science in Collection Management at University of North DakotaAug 2010 - May 2015

I've learned how to manage collections, including how to catalog and preserve items.


  • Collection Management
  • Collection Development
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Acquisition
  • Preservation
  • Digitization