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Getting to Know David Glezerman of The DRG Group

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David Glezerman is one of those rare individuals who recently left a job after having spent more than three decades working there. Now focusing on his own consulting practice, David — who was one of the first creditors to be certified as an instructor by ACA International — is not afraid to admit he is an introvert, despite his outward persona. Read on to learn more about David and why deadlines bring out the best in him.

Name: David Glezerman
Company: The DRG Group, LLC, formerly with Temple University
Length of time at current position: 8 years (33 years at Temple)
Length of time in industry: 44 years

How did you get your start in the industry?
Summer job at a local collection agency.

What is your career highlight so far?
So many to consider in both the credit and collections and higher education industries. Probably the ability to take on leadership roles in both industries and share knowledge and information between the two worlds. Also, being one of the first creditors to become an ACA certified instructor.

When or how are you most productive?
Working on or close to deadlines. Much more motivated to reach a positive conclusion to project or activity.

Which industry professional do you admire most?
Gary Williams

What is one thing you do better than everyone else?
Writing and editing materials – comes from my journalism minor in college and newspaper work.

What do you like most about this industry?
Quality people providing a vital service for consumers and the economy.

What is one thing you wish you could change about this industry?
More understanding about how and why there are methods to help get bills paid and provide financial education to consumers at the same time.

If you weren’t in this industry, what would you be doing?
Writing or lobbying.

Describe a typical work day.
At Temple, there was no typical work day. Student account or loan repayment issues, parent inquiries, or complaints.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Chocolate anything.

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What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
“Nothing good will come for free. You have to invest in something to get any return.”

What are you currently reading?
Leadership in Turbulent Times” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

What is one fact you’d like everyone in the industry to know about you?
I’m really more introverted than someone you would expect in leadership, training, and speaking roles.

Who else would you like to see answer these questions?
Irwin Bernstein and Margie Brickner.

I am thrilled to announce that the “Getting to Know” series is now being sponsored by TCN. TCN is a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide. Founded in 1999, TCN combines a deep understanding of the needs of call center users with a highly affordable delivery model, ensuring immediate access to robust call center technology, such as SMS, email, predictive dialer, IVR, call recording, and business analytics required to optimize operations while adhering to callers requests. Its “always-on” cloud-based delivery model provides customers with immediate access to the latest version of the TCN solution, as well as the ability to quickly and easily scale and adjust to evolving business needs. TCN serves various Fortune 500 companies and enterprises in multiple industries, including newspaper, collection, education, healthcare, automotive, political, customer service, and marketing.

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