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Jason Alpert

Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

Jason Alpert manages the Special Assets Department of Wells Fargo Bank for the State of Florida based in Tampa, FL. He and his team of workout lenders manage a portfolio of wholesale business banking relationships throughout the State. He is a 14-year banking veteran, having worked the last 8 years in his current role at Wells Fargo and the prior 6 years at SunTrust Bank in commercial real estate. He received his Finance degree and MBA from the University of Florida and is active in various non-profits and organizations throughout the Bay Area. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Chapter of the RMA, is a Big Brother mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and is an Adjunct Profess ... (view full description)

Brian Bailey

Subject Matter Expert, CRE
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Brian Bailey is the Subject Matter Expert in the Supervision and Regulation Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Brian is responsible for thought leadership in commercial real estate and providing guidance on valuation issues. Brian has extensive experience with commercial real estate valuation, transaction, development, and financial issues. Brian's experience spans both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Brian was employed by the private equity firm Tavistock Group to oversee real estate finance and acquisitions. He was responsible for valuation, directing due diligence and financial modeling operations, which included assessin ... (view full description)

Dennis Bedley

Chairman & CEO
Legacy Bank of Florida

Legacy Bank of Florida, founded in 2006, is a locally owned and managed community bank with offices in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach and Pompano. The Bank specializes in business and professional banking, including commercial loan and deposit products, and a full line of retail and corporate cash management products. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is Dennis G. Bedley. Mr. Bedley was formerly President and CEO of Southern Community Bank of South Florida in Boca Raton, Florida from April 2000 until the merger of Southern Community Bancorp with First National Bankshares of Florida, Inc. out of Naples, Florida. The merger was announced in March ... (view full description)

Robert Brookes

Director and Consultant
Home Federal Bank of Hollywood

HOME FEDERAL BANK OF HOLLYWOOD Hallandale Beach, Florida 2013 - present President & CEO/Director Community savings bank that Bob and his team successfully managed out of a regulatory consent order. Hired to resolve regulatory issues, expand the bank’s activities, re-capitalize the bank and re-define the strategic direction of this local 15 year old institution. Joined the bank as a consultant and after regulatory approval joined as President & CEO. Key to Banking, LLC Key Biscayne, Florida 2012 – 2013 President Business and bank consulting firm specializing in problem resolution, strategic planning, business plans. SECURITY BANK, N.A. Miami, Florida 2011 - 2012 President & CEO/ B ... (view full description)

Greg Charleston

Senior Managing Director
Conway MacKenzie

Cam Childs

Directed Capital

Cameron ChildsSenior Vice President—Asset Acquisitions   Mr. Childs leads the Asset Acquisition team at Directed Capital. In his current role, Mr. Childs is responsible for all acquisition activity including deal sourcing, underwriting, valuation, and execution. Mr. Childs has experience across the business platform from acquisitions and asset management to capital formation and financial reporting. Mr. Childs is based in the St. Petersburg office.    Mr. Childs received a B.A. in Economics and a M.S. in Management from the University of Florida. Mr. Childs also received a B.S. in Accounting from the Universit ... (view full description)

J Jeffrey Deery

Partner & Chief Development Officer
Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.

J. Jeffrey Deery is a shareholder with the law firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman, practicing in the firm’s Winter Park office. Jeff practices mainly in the areas of complex business, healthcare, and banking litigation, with a focus on commercial foreclosure, workouts, adversary proceedings, business shareholder disputes, and complex commercial transactions.  Mr. Deery also serves as general counsel to smaller businesses throughout Central Florida. Responsible for handling all aspects of client’s business issues, Jeff has extensive experience representing banks, hospitals, as well as smaller businesses in the healthcare, entertainment, and hospitality industries.  Mr. ... (view full description)

Carlos Delgado

Head of Special Assets Department
International Finance Bank

Mr. Delgado is the 1st Vice President Special Assets Manager, at International Finance Bank. He began his career in collections in the late 1980’s and has been instrumental in guiding two institutions through the turmoil of Consent Order’s during the last three decades.  His most notable achievement was during his tenure as the Senior Vice President Head of Special Assets and OREO Department at US Century Bank. Mr. Delgado implemented new and effective policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the regulatory bodies. He successfully oversaw and managed a portfolio of a total inflow of Substandard Debt in excess of $600MM and significantly reduced the portfolio by over $300M ... (view full description)

Joseph Erwin

SVP & Team Leader
Regions Bank

Joe joined Regions Bank in 2003 and presently serves as the South Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina Team Leader for Commercial Problem Asset Management.  In this role Joe manages two teams of commercial workout specialists handling commercial credits.  Joe assumed this role in 2010 after managing commercial real estate workouts in the South Florida market.  Prior to Joe’s position in Commercial Problem Asset Management he was a senior commercial real estate lender in Region’s Commercial Real Estate Department.  Joe was also part of the team that started the South Florida Commercial Real Estate Loan Production Office for Regions Bank i ... (view full description)

Todd Feldman

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Todd M. Feldman is a partner in the Miami office, where he is a member of the Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group. Todd is admitted to practice law in Florida, Texas, and Washington, D.C. and has personally handled more than 20 bench trials across his 12-year law career. He negotiates transactions and litigates on behalf of commercial and residential or consumer clients in business reorganizations, bankruptcy, and debtor‐creditor matters. Todd regularly represents institutional and private investors and other creditors holding distressed debt. He's experienced in restructuring and enforcing commercial and consumer loans, enforcing creditors’ remedies, repr ... (view full description)

Chuck Flint

Florida Team Lead
TD Bank

Chuck Flint is the Florida Team Leader for the Commercial Workout Department at TD Bank, N.A. He leads  a team of Workout Officers, Portfolio Loan Officers and Lending Assistants who manage a portfolio of Watch, Substandard and Nonperforming commercial loans. Prior to joining TD Bank in 2007, Chuck was with Bank of America for 22 years, holding management positions in its Home Builder and Commercial Real Estate banking units.

Robert Glenn


Bob Glenn has represented key parties in virtually every kind of loan enforcement litigation, including lender liability cases and complex foreclosures. He has represented lenders, debtors, lessors, bankruptcy trustees, committees, indenture trustees, bondholders, and asset purchasers and sellers in business bankruptcy cases. He has written on such topics as insolvency and lender liability and spoken at seminars for bar associations, business groups, and law schools, including the University of Florida and Stetson University.

Bruce Goldstein

Managing Director

Bruce Goldstein is a Managing Director at MorrisAnderson.  He has over 30 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate finance, general management, market expansion, and franchising, including executive positions at CBIZ MHM, SALA Capital Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Bruce assists companies with cash forecasting and funding, capital financing strategies, structuring and negotiating debt financing, managing banking relationships, multi-jurisdictional tax strategy and structuring, cash/debt balance optimization, insurance and risk-mitigation, information technology innovation, acquisition activities (including due diligence, negotiations/structur ... (view full description)

Terri Gumula

Vice President
Citi Community Capital

Ms. Gumula is an accomplished real estate professional with comprehensive experience in all aspects of commercial properties including loan workouts, acquisitions, financing, receiverships and asset management. Her experience includes office, industrial, retail, multi-family, affordable housing, hotel, medical office, telecommunications facilities, etc. She is currently with Citigroup's Citi Community Capital division where she is responsible for loan workouts and dispositions of mostly affordable housing within the firm's CRA mandate. Prior to that she was with Real Estate Capital Partners where she acquired over 2 million square feet of institutional quality US real estate on behalf of f ... (view full description)

Ben H. Harris, III

Jones Walker LLP

Ben Harris is a partner in the firm's Business and Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Mobile office. His practice includes complex civil litigation, securities litigation, and litigation involving financial institutions, and he represents financial institutions in lender liability actions, suits to enforce creditors' rights, and in suits relating to operational matters. Mr. Harris also represents troubled financial institutions and their officers and directors across the country. Recently, Mr. Harris obtained successful jury verdicts in complex, multi-million-dollar cases in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and in the ... (view full description)

Mark Healy

Moecker & Associates

MARK C. HEALY Mr. Healy is an Executive Vice President and Partner with Michael Moecker & Associates Inc. (MMA), one of the leading insolvency firms in Florida.  Prior to joining MMA in 2009 Mr. Healy was in commercial banking for 16 years and was also a CFO for a residential developer and golf course management company.  Mr. Healy has worked on multiple insolvency cases in the state of Florida over the past six years.   He has been appointed in state and federal court as a receiver, assignee, chapter 11 trustee, liquidation agent, chief restructuring officer, special master, distribution agent and manager.  These assignments have involved a broad range of industri ... (view full description)

Jonel Hein

Deputy District Director
SBA South Florida District Office

Marty Higgenbotham

Higgenbotham Auctioneers International

Marty founded Higgenbotham Auctioneers in 1959. Under his leadership, Higgenbotham Auctioneers has become one of the largest auction firms in America today. An innovator in his industry, Marty is a nationally recognized speaker in the field of auction marketing and related business management. In addition, he serves as a consultant to attorneys, trust departments, executors of estates, and financial institutions throughout the country. Marty’s business model provides a full service team concept made up of highly accomplished individuals in the auction field, assisted by a seasoned support staff.  Higgenbotham Auctioneers International is a full service auction company specializing in the sal ... (view full description)

Mark Hildreth

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP

Co-administrator of Shumaker's Banking and Financial Institutions Industry practice group, Mark understands the nancial services industry has never been more complex or competitive and he delivers actionable advice and assistance to clients in order to meet today’s challenges. Mark focuses his practice in the areas of: Creditors' rights and loan enforcement litigation in state and federal courts Representation of creditors in business bankruptcies Business loan workouts Foreclosures Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) disputes Contract disputes Lender-liability defense Because of Mark’s more than three decades’ wo ... (view full description)

Alexander Holliday

Senior Investment Officer
John Hancock

Alec Holliday MAI is a Senior Investment Officer in the North American Real Estate Finance Group for Manulife/John Hancock Financial Services. The REFG invests in and manages all commercial real estate backed Mortgages, Funds, & Structured Products placed on behalf of the Company’s General Account and Third Party Clients. As of December 31, 2016 these positions stood at $20B+. Mr. Holliday works in the Mezzanine/Subordinate Debt Group which is part of the larger North American Lending platform.  Lending activity in the US spans a wide array of property types, and currently has loans outstanding in over 40 states and 125 metropolitan areas. John Hancock's Real Estate Finance G ... (view full description)

Mark Iammartino

Senior Managing Director
Development Specialists Inc.

Mark T. Iammartino, CPA, is a Senior Managing Director at Development Specialists Inc.  He has over 15 years of consulting experience in corporate turnaround management and restructuring services, credit analysis and due diligence.Services Mark provides financial and operational advice to underperforming and distressed companies to help facilitate corporate turnarounds and restructurings both out-of-court and through bankruptcy proceedings. Services include interim management, evaluating business plans, exploring strategic options such as corporate sale or refinancing, developing financial and cash projections, and managing cash flow. He also advises lender ... (view full description)

Adria Jensen

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP

Adria Maria Jensen's practice focuses on general business litigation, real estate litigation and probate and estate litigation, including guardianships.  Adria regularly assists businesses and individuals with contract negotiations, corporate disputes and dissolutions, collections and enforcement of creditor rights.  Adria has extensive experience assisting banks and other financial institutions with problem loans and special assets, including work-outs and mortgage foreclosure actions.  In her post-foreclosure practice, Adria assists clients with all aspects of REO asset management and disposition. As part of her real estate litigation practice, Adria routinel ... (view full description)

Alan Leavitt

Managing Member
Lane Capital Partners LLC

Alan Leavitt founded Lane Capital Partners in 2008 and currently oversees all aspects of loan acquisitions, due diligence, deal execution, and portfolio management. Prior to founding Lane Capital, Alan co-founded Rossrock, LLC in 1992 and served as a Managing Member until 2008. For the past two decades, Alan handled the acquisition, asset management, and service for an excess of $1 billion in face value of sub-performing, non-performing, and performing mortgages. Alan is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the City University of New York.

Tahirih Lee

Associate Professor of Law
Florida State University College of Law

A leading U.S. scholar on Chinese law and legal history, Professor Tahirih V. Lee's publications include the 4-volume anthology, Chinese Law: Sociological, Political, Historical, and Economic Perspectives (Garland Press, 1997) and dozens of law review articles and edited volume chapters on Chinese law and legal history, especially institutions related to judicial work and dispute resolution. Her doctoral dissertation, “Law and Local Autonomy at the International Mixed Court of Shanghai,” brought to light for the first time archival materials related to this multinational court that tried millions of cases during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.  As a member of the ... (view full description)

Michael Liu

Miami Dade County, Department of Public Housing & Community Development

Michael Liu is director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Housing and Urban Development (PHCD), the largest housing agency in the Florida, and among the top ten largest in the United States. His public and private sector community development experience spans over three decades. He led Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s initiative to redevelop Liberty Square, the County’s largest and oldest public housing development.He served as Deputy Under Secretary for USDA’s Small Community and Rural Development and HUD Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing overseeing all U.S. Public Housing, S ... (view full description)

Jack McCabe

McCabe Research and Consulting

Jack serves as CEO and Managing Partner of the companies he founded in 2002.  McCabe Research & Consulting ( ) is a real estate and economic advisory and consulting firm with a diverse clientele of single and multifamily developers, investment banks, hedge funds, REIT’s, mortgage lenders, attorneys, brokers, appraisers, and other commercial real estate affiliates.   The Company performs total market, micro-research reports as well as market feasibility studies, and provides expert advisory services on a variety of residential and mixed use developments in the southeastern United States. Mr. McCabe also performs real estate expert witness services for lar ... (view full description)

Martin McNulty

Conference Producer

Robert Milam

Director of Originations
Summit Investment Management

Director of Originations at Summit Investment where I am responsible for sourcing commercial debt purchases from financial institutions. We primarily purchase stressed and distressed commercial debt. It can be direct loans, portfolios or pieces of syndicated credits. We buy C&I loans, commercial leases and debt secured by real estate including real estate with environmental issues. Former Positions - Vice President Bayside/HIG Capital. TD Bank - Senior Workout Officer responsible for all workouts in the Southeastern part of the US. South Financial Group - Director of Special Assets. Regions Bank - Director of Special Assets. SouthTrust Bank - Manager Commercial Special Assets Department. ... (view full description)

Jeffry Mullins

Managing Director
Stabilis Capital Management, LP

Mr. Mullins is responsible for originating, analyzing, and monitoring investments in commercial and consumer loans and securities as well as senior secured debt facilities to small/middle market companies. He also advises on investment and hedging strategy for the $1.5 billion under management. Prior to joining Stabilis in January 2016, he led the sales, trading, and capital markets business for CRT Capital Group which focused on consumer and commercial loans and securities, CLOs, and financing middle market specialty finance companies.  Prior to CRT, he was head of the subprime mortgage and ABS trading desk at Jefferies and started and led the mortgage credit default swap business at RBS Gr ... (view full description)

James Paul

Director of Receivership
ALPS Group

ALPS Group specializes in State and Federal Receivership, Property Management, Property Preservation & Construction and Real Estate Sales & Leasing. ALPS Group services are provided nationwide.   Service types include retail, golf courses, mobile home parks, residential and mixed use developments, multi-family, gas stations, car washes, storage facilities, medical facilities, hotels/motels, restaurants, mid-rise, condominiums, daycares, warehouses, office parks, OEM, construction sites, equities recovery, business operation and disolution. ALPS Group provides a wide range of cost-effective services, including assisting clients ... (view full description)

Gregory Paulus

Managing Director
Kreshmore Group

Greg Paulus has spent the last 33 years on almost every side of the table regarding real estate. With 15 years of banking experience and 16 years of development, construction, investment and management experience, Greg has been the lender, borrower, investor, developer, workout consultant, receiver, note seller and distressed borrower over the course of his career. His experience ranges from small apartment properties to large subdivision development – for both lending and ownership/development. Greg just concluded a six year turnaround where he lead a 26 person department working on the resolution, under a loss share agreement, of over 3,000 notes acquired from the FDIC when ShoreBank faile ... (view full description)

Daniel Pische

Senior Vice President
First American Bank

Daniel Pische is a Senior Vice President with First American Bank and serves as a member of their Senior Loan Committee. Daniel oversees First American Bank’s SBA product line as well as their lending team in South Florida and serves as the Bank’s Special Asset Manager. As an active lender with delegated authority under all of the SBA’s programs, Daniel and his team were awarded the SBA’s Export Lender of the Year in 2017 and the President's "E Award" for Export Service in 2018.   A native of Chicago, Daniel relocated his family to South Florida in 2016 to assist with First American Bank’s growth in the market. First American Bank has been lending in South Florida for over 15 yea ... (view full description)

Edwin G. Rice


Ed Rice's practice focuses primarily in the areas of banking and insolvency. He has represented lenders, lessors, trustees, committees, and debtors in chapter 11 cases and has extensive legal experience in mortgage foreclosures, workouts, lending transactions, lending-related litigation, and assignments for the benefit of creditors. Ed's bankruptcy experience includes the defense and prosecution of preference actions, fraudulent transfer actions, and other avoidance actions, claims litigation, dischargeability actions, relief from stay litigation, valuation litigation, contested confirmations, director and officer claim litigation, lease assumptions and rejections, bankruptcy sales, and debt ... (view full description)

Kenneth Charles Rietz

1st VP, Special Assets
Valley National Bank

No biography specified

Shaib Rios

Senior Associate
Brock & Scott, PLLC

Shaib is a Senior Associate in Brock & Scott’s Fort Lauderdale office, specializing in appellate practice.  Shaib is a former judicial law clerk, having served for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County, FL.  Thereafter she focused her practice on criminal, civil, and administrative appeals, as well as litigation support.  Shaib heads up the Appellate Division at Brock & Scott, where in addition to handling appeals, her role includes servicing as internal litigation support to firm attorneys in the various practice areas.  Shaib also handles general commercial litigation, including non-routine residential foreclosure litigation.

Aliette Rodz

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Aliette DelPozo Rodz counsels businesses facing legal challenges to compete in the global economy. Whether in court or through alternative resolutions, she aggressively advocates for companies and institutions in U.S. and international disputes.Ms. DelPozo Rodz is a shareholder in the Business Litigation Group in the Miami office. She works with U.S. and foreign-based businesses on commercial claims. While her litigation experience can be applied to many industries, she has focused on real estate, banking, creditors' rights, construction,insurance, professional services and aviation. Legal matters include complex business disputes, commercial and residential forecl ... (view full description)

Denise Rowan

Denise Hallmon Rowan & Associates, P.A.

Denise “Dede” Rowan focuses her practice on commercial and residential real estate law, including acquisitions and sales, development, leasing, financing and loan foreclosures and workouts. A significant component of her practice involves the representation of banking institutions and special servicers, including servicers of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), in connection with commercial foreclosure litigation, loan workouts, deficiency collection, assumption transactions, and the sale of properties (both REO sales and retail sales). She also represents property managers and owners in lease transactions, landlord-tenant disputes and code enforcement matters, and has represented ... (view full description)

Nik Sachdev

CEO & Portfolio Manager
Convergent Management LLC

Nik Sachdev serves as a Managing Director. He is actively involved in capital raising, managing credit / debt relationships, and overseeing the asset management team. Prior to Convergent, Mr. Sachdev worked as a Vice President in the banking industry, where he successfully underwrote and managed over $500 million in transactions throughout his career. He has worked with hedge funds and equity funds to finance projects ranging from $1 million to $60 million, in product types such as hotels, medical offices, office buildings, apartments, shopping centers, and residential communities. Prior to his real estate career, Mr. Sachdev was an Associate in the Syndications group ... (view full description)

Brad Salzer

Redstone Investments

As a thirty year real estate professional, Mr. Salzer has focused on the acquisition and servicing of commercial real estate loans since 1991. Having acquired over $500,000,000 in whole-loans either individually or in pools, Mr. Salzer has a proven track record in the resolution of distressed mortgage debt. Mr. Salzer has participated as a buyer of RTC, FDIC and conventional bank assets as well those of private and institutional lenders. In addition to the most common property types, collateral has included golf courses, marinas, churches and a multitude of special-use facilities throughout the continental United States. His strong foundation in the development of real property including, of ... (view full description)

Eric Schmidt

SVP, Commercial Lending

Eric Schmidt was born and raised in South Florida.  After serving 4 years in the United States Air Force during Operation Desert Storm he completed his Associates Degree from Indian River State College and his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. His career in banking started as a Management Trainee at Harbor Federal where he worked his way up to Vice President of Commercial Lending.  He held subsequent banking positions at RBC Bank f/k/a Indian River National Bank and Seacoast Bank on the Treasure Coast.  In 2009, Eric joined the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in the Sunrise, FL field office as a Loan Review ... (view full description)

Michael Anthony 'Tony' Shaw

Jones Walker LLP

Tony Shaw is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Mobile office. Mr. Shaw represents clients in state and federal courts in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas. His practices focuses on commercial litigation, creditor's rights, post-judgment collections, and lender liability. He handles all aspects of creditor's rights work for financial institutions and investors including litigation, alternative dispute resolution, workouts, note sales, modifications, and post-judgment collections. Mr. Shaw has assisted clients with the recovery of several hundred million dollars in assets and helped strengthen the balance s ... (view full description)

Paul Shelowitz

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Paul A. Shelowitz has more than 20 years of civil litigation experience and focuses his practice on complex real estate contract disputes, large commercial foreclosures, brokerage commission and licensure claims, and a multitude of other real estate related matters. He also concentrates on shareholder and partnership disputes, corporate dissolutions, breach of distribution agreements, and a variety of debtor/creditor litigation. Mr. Shelowitz’s areas of expertise include business disputes, commercial mortgage foreclosures and receiverships and real estate litigation.

Scott Silver

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Rick Spencer

SVP - Problem Loan Manager
Truist Financial Corporation

Rick Spencer currently holds the position of Senior Vice President & Problem Loan Administration Manager for Truist Financial Corporation ("Truist"), formerly Branch Banking & Trust Company (“BB&T”). As of March 2021, Truist is the sixth largest financial services holding company in the U.S. with $518 billion in assets. Based in Charlotte, N.C., Truist operates financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. In his current role, Mr. Spencer directs the resolution of all Commercial and Commercial Real Estate problem asset relationships with a focus on the Community Bank for Truist. Prior to the creation of Truist, Mr. Spencer directed the resolution of all non-retail problem a ... (view full description)

Michael Tozzi

Senior Asset Manager
Ocwen Financial Corporation

Prior to rejoining Ocwen in January of 2010, Mike was a loan officer with Red Capital Group for three years and MMA Financial for four years and originated over $400 million in loan and equity financing involving market rate, students, senior and affordable housing properties. He also has prior associations with Ocwen Federal Bank (1997 to 2002), Fannie Mae, and Equitable Real Estate.  He has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience (almost exclusively in multi-family activities since 1992) ranging from origination, asset management, disposition, and workout activities.  Mike has a B.S. in Accounting from St. Peter’s College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

Thomas Turner

EVP, Special Assets Manager
Grandpoint Bank

Thomas F. Turner is an experienced banking executive with over 41 years of diversified experience in special assets/commercial banking, OREO’s, compliance/regulations, multi state foreclosure laws, ABL, loan acquisitions/syndications, portfolio management, pre/post-closing audits, credit policies/procedures, debt restructures, bankruptcy, liquidations and recoveries.  Highly effective leader, team builder, results oriented manager with a successful track record in corporate markets, exceeding business goals and improving profitability. Consistently achieved bonus performance related goals and objectives. Ability to create environment of achievement and drive initiatives. MBA ... (view full description)

Mike Waskiewicz

Burr & Forman LLP

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Information Management Network - Privacy Notice

Introduction - Who we are

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is an international business-information group covering asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, and banking and finance. The group also runs an extensive portfolio of events for the telecoms, financial and commodities markets.

For a full list of our brands and group companies, please click on this link. Euromoney and its group companies are committed to respecting the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites, publications, events and other products or services.

Euromoney is the primary data controller of personal data collected through this website or that we may collect in different ways as described in this Privacy Notice. If you are contacted by our other group companies, they will also be controllers of your personal data. This means that they are responsible for how your personal data is used, just as we are. You may contact any of these companies directly, or you can contact Euromoney by emailing or writing to the Data Protection Officer at Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX, United Kingdom.

This Privacy Notice was updated on 23 May 2018

Our Approach to Your Privacy

This Privacy Notice outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our products and services (“personal data”). It also explains the legal rights that you have in relation to your data and how you may exercise these rights.

Some of our group companies may collect and use personal data for different purposes; those companies have their own websites and privacy notices.

We will process your data for the following lawful purposes: with your consent; to fulfil our obligations to you; and where there is a legitimate interest to do so.

When possible, we rely on your consent to use your data for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice. We also process personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, for example, when you register for any of our services, subscribe to a publication, sign-up for an event or purchase a product from us, we will need to process some of your personal data. This will also include details of the person/people responsible for payment (if different).

We may determine that processing your personal data serves both of our legitimate interests. This is the case in relation to many of our research, customer survey, sales, marketing and advertising activities described in this Privacy Notice. These activities allow us to better understand your requirements, which in turn enables us to provide you with a better service. We review the bases for our processing decisions carefully and you can object to these activities at any time (see the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Notice).

What Personal Data We Collect & Why

Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you a relevant customised experience of our products and services.

  • Registration, Free Trials & Subscriptions

    When you register with our website and/or sign up for a free trial of our products or services, we may ask you to provide your name, address, email address and telephone number, and details relevant to your occupation or employer.

    If you subscribe to one of our products or services, we will also ask for payment details. Credit/debit card payments are processed using a third party supplier and we do not retain the credit card data (see the Third Party Sites of this Privacy Notice). Address details may be shared with third party service providers engaged by us for order fulfilment, delivery and payment collection. This personal data is used by us to complete subscription requests.

  • Events & Conferences

    If you have registered for an event through a group website we may collect personal data including: name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email.

    This information is necessary so that we can complete your registration for the event and provide you with relevant event materials.

    We may also provide delegate details (e.g. name, email) to event sponsors who, subject to your consent, may contact you for their own advertising and marketing purposes.

  • Advertising & Marketing

    We use the personal data you provide us and which we collect from you to inform you about similar products and services which we provide. We may send you marketing communications that are sponsored by our partners and which are targeted to your interests based on information you have provided us such as job title, employer and/or industry. If you have consented to receive information from other Euromoney group companies, we may share your personal data with these companies so that they can fulfil your request to receive marketing materials in accordance with your preferences. We will not share your personal data with any third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent.

    Each of the Euromoney group companies that may contact you is a data controller in relation to the personal data that you have agreed to share with them. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the individual company, or us – using the contact details set out in the “Who We Are” section.

    You can opt out from receiving such materials at any time.

    The personal data we may use for advertising and marketing purposes includes your name, email address, job title, phone number, company name/employer, geo location, postal address and data collected using cookies and other similar technology (Please read our separate Cookies Policy to find out more about which cookies we use, how they work and how you can control your cookie options).

    Marketing materials are sent electronically, by post and we may occasionally call you.

  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • Lead Generation and Scoring

    We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.

    We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.

  • Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback

    We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.

  • Public forums, message boards and blogs

    Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.

  • Business or Asset Sale

    If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.

    If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.

  • Additional Third Party Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:

    • To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
    • Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
    • If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
  • Email Tracking

    We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).

International Transfers

Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.

We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.

Retention Periods

We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:

  • Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
  • The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
  • Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
  • Legal and regulatory requirements.

We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

Your Rights

You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:

  • Access & Portability

    You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.

    You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.

    If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.

  • Rectification, Restriction, Objection

    You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.

  • How to Exercise Your Rights

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
    8 Bouverie Street
    London, EC4Y 8AX
    United Kingdom


    Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form

    We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.

    Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.

Protecting Your Data

Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.

Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.

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