Scottsdale, Arizona based Concord has promoted Sonja Yurkiw to Vice President and General Counsel, responsible for key legal practice areas including civil, commercial, business and debt collection litigation. Sonja has been with Concord for more than seven years, serving in VP roles in the areas of collections, business analysis, project management, quality assurance and corporate training. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University magna cum laude, a Juris Doctorate Degree from Gonzaga University School of Law cum laude, and has served as a substitute Professor of Law for Phoenix International School of Law, teaching Federal Civil Procedure.
Sonja is also a frequent lecturer, has authored white papers in the areas of Arizona lien law, workers’ compensation, state and federal civil procedure, insurance, bankruptcy and collections; and is a member of the Arizona State Bar, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the American Collectors Association. She has been admitted to practice law in the state of Arizona, and has argued cases in federal court, state superior court, the Ninth Circuit and the Arizona Supreme Court.
“We are extremely proud to have Sonja Yurkiw as a member of our senior leadership team,” said Concord President & CEO, Robert “Bob” Bertrand. “Her esteemed accomplishments help distinguish Concord in what we do and what we are known for.”
Since 1988, Concord has been a driving force for developing thoughtful, workable and highly flexible receivables servicing solutions for the timeshare industry. As a business process outsourcing company, Concord offers exceptional services, robust technology, an experienced and tenured workforce, and a variable cost model that affords scalability and operational efficiency.
Working with developers, vacation clubs, homeowners associations, travel clubs and campground memberships, Concord has enjoyed consistent growth year-over-year, presently servicing over 825,000 unsecured consumer obligations with a portfolio size of approximately $3 billion. The company’s house of branded tools includes: Blackwell Recovery®, a highly refined, default collections service; Qualifly®, a mobile-friendly application that identifies in real time an individual’s FICO® credit score range; C2 — Command and Control®, a workflow solution that empowers users to manage collection strategies; DOCKit®, a tactical task scheduling and tracking tool; and Interlink®, an award-winning software platform which allows the user full control of consumer touch points.
Concord and its more than 180 dedicated professionals are located between the company headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona and satellite offices in Orlando, Fla., Buffalo, New York and Mexico City, Mexico. For more information on Concord’s Power, Performance and Personalization key focus areas, sophisticated set of tools and other specialized services, visit www.PowerOfConcord.com.