Daily News: June 26, 2012

SquareTwo Financial Names Chief Compliance Officer


SquareTwo Financial said it named Judy Messenbrink as its chief compliance officer. In this newly created role for the company, Messenbrink will manage and enhance existing regulatory compliance programs and continue to ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are developed, communicated and followed by the company, its subsidiaries and its partners.

“Judy brings to this important position 28 years of experience and a wealth of legal knowledge in regulatory compliance in the financial services industry,” said Paul A. Larkins, president and CEO of SquareTwo Financial. “We look forward to working with Judy to deepen our commitment to a robust program of compliance and ethical business conduct while demonstrating the highest standards of preparedness and responsiveness in a dynamic regulatory environment.”

Prior to joining SquareTwo Financial, Messenbrink was general counsel and compliance officer at Bellco Credit Union, regulatory counsel and commercial compliance officer at First Data, regulatory counsel at Alexander Law Firm and partner at Murphy, Young & Messenbrink.

“SquareTwo Financial knows a company is only as strong as the investment it makes in compliance and ethical business practices,” Messenbrink said. “I look forward to working with such a pioneering entity to continue raising the bar for regulatory adherence in the debt management and recovery industry.”