About the Author

Adam Parks is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the receivables management industry. His diverse industry background includes portfolio purchasing, debt sales as well as the development of systems and technology to manage the servicing of account portfolios. 

Adam has held various marketing and operations positions within the ARM industry including leadership positions with brokerages which have given him a broad set of experiences and deep relationships across many organizations. Adam is the CMO of debt buyer Plaza Services where he is responsible for the sourcing of portfolio acquisitions from creditors and the management of the company’s reputation. He currently serves as President-Elect with the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI), an international trade association that sets the standard in the receivables management industry through its highly effective advocacy, conferences, committees, task forces, publications, webinars, and breaking news alerts.

Adam is also the founding partner of digital marketing firm Branding Arc which is focused on providing marketing, branding, and reputation management services exclusively to debt buyers, collection agencies, collection law firms, creditors, and industry vendors. In addition, he is a Founder of Receivables Info, the online news media source that provides a voice to high-quality debt buyers, collection agencies, law firms, and industry veterans to share information about their businesses and their place within the marketplace and the community. Previously, Adam was a founding partner of ComplyARM, a leading compliance consulting firm and software solution provider that was sold in 2019. 

A recognizable and well-respected leader within the industry, he is a frequently featured speaker, moderator, and presenter at key industry events around the country. Currently, Adam hosts the popular Receivables Roundtable weekly video series in which he speaks with key industry participants about a variety of topics related to receivables management. The series shares information about news, events, and other information from various conferences, events, and client visits around the United States.

Having been identified as a potential future leader upon his entry into the industry, Adam was mentored by some of the ARM industry giants and founders. As a result of this, he became the youngest RMAI Board Member in the history of the association and has been committed to paying it forward ever since. Adam is passionate about growing the next generation of leaders and mentors others as part of what he views as an individual and professional responsibility.

Adam is a graduate of Lynn University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Business and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Marketing. He is a Certified Receivables Compliance Professional (CRCP) with RMAI and a PADI (scuba) certified Nitrox Diver.

In his personal time, Adam enjoys scuba diving, reading, mentoring, traveling, and underwater videography (which he shares through social media accounts with the hashtag #fishfriday). He volunteers much of his time to a variety of human and animal welfare charities as well as U.S. Military and Veteran nonprofit organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the special forces veteran’s charity Naked Warrior Project.

LinkedIn Profile – Adam Parks
Company WebsitePlaza Services
Title – Chief Marketing Officer

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