Getting to Know Kristina Hughes of Receive Revenue Recovery

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Applied Innovation. Applied Innovation is helping to shape the future of accounts receivable management. Product development is driven by customer feedback, agency profitability and compliance and includes platforms addressing client portal access, document management, payment negotiation, Regulation E focused electronic payment authorizations and TCPA communication authorization platforms. Partner with a company who understands your business challenges and evolves to provide cutting edge technology to overcome those challenges and achieve success.

Being the first in her family to graduate from college should tell you all you need to know about Kristina Hughes. Her drive and determination have the potential to take her far into the accounts receivable management industry. Eager to learn and connect with as many people in the industry as she can, it’s clear to see just how ambitious she is. Read on to learn more about Kristina, the situations that turn her into a procrastinator, and why she thinks her time management skills are second to none.

Name: Kristina Hughes
Current Role/Job Title: VP of Operations
Company: Receive Revenue Recovery
Length of time at current company: Three years
Length of time in industry: Three years

How did you get your start in the industry?
I accepted a paralegal position for Receive and after some time I was promoted to senior paralegal and then VP of Operations.

What is your career highlight so far?
I am very blessed to say that the highlight of my career was graduating with my bachelor’s degree in business. I am the first of my family to attend and graduate college.

When or how are you most productive?
I am most productive when I have set tasks to complete in a set timeframe. If given too long to do something I can be a little procrastinator.

Which industry professional do you admire most?
There is no one person that I admire in our industry. I am grateful for the opportunity to learn from all our professionals.

What is one thing you do better than everyone else?
I believe my time management skills are stellar!

What do you like most about this industry?
I like being able to assist our consumers and our clients with their debt. It makes me happy to help someone take care of their account in a positive way.

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What is one thing you wish you could change about this industry?
I wish the industry was a little more encouraging of positive wealth management.

If you weren’t in this industry, what would you be doing?
I would be working as a paralegal for a law firm and attending law school.

Describe a typical work day
I arrive at work around 7:30 am and run my daily reporting and payment processing. Then I prepare for any meetings for the day. In between meetings I evaluate workflows and time management of my teams and assist in the legal department as needed.

What is your guilty pleasure?
WINE!! 😊

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Seek perspective.

What are you currently reading?
A Family Affair” series by Mary Campisi, I love cheesy books!

What is one fact you’d like everyone in the industry to know about you?
I am always looking for connections and ideas to improve my teams and my company. Any assistance or advice is always welcome!

Who else would you like to see answer these questions?
EVERYONE!

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Applied Innovation. Applied Innovation is helping to shape the future of accounts receivable management. Product development is driven by customer feedback, agency profitability and compliance and includes platforms addressing client portal access, document management, payment negotiation, Regulation E focused electronic payment authorizations and TCPA communication authorization platforms. Partner with a company who understands your business challenges and evolves to provide cutting edge technology to overcome those challenges and achieve success

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  1. Hi Kristina!!! Great to meet you!

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