INTRODUCTION PAUL WEISBERG QUALIFICATIONS *A results-oriented team player with strong communicative skills *Over twenty-five years experience in Commercial Credit & Collections, primarily in Manufacturing and Distribution/Wholesaling *Track record of controlling/reduction of DSO while promoting Sales growth *Industry experience in Personal Care Products, Textiles, Food, Business Forms, Business Machines, Personal/Executive Transportation Services, Cement, Semiconductors, Finish and Door Hardware, OEM Manufacturing, Automotive Diagnostic Equipment, Security Products/Services, Commercial Silicone Rubber Products, Entertainment, and Dun & Bradstreet. ACCOMPLISHMENTS The Platt Collections (Designer Furnishings and Accessories) *Project Leader for identification, resolution and recovery of embezzled receivables Universal Razor Ind. *Project Leader for Collection/Reconciliation of severely delinquent AR, including interviewing, hiring and supervision of four-person staff Burke Industries *Collection of over $750K in past due AR, including over $500K from 1999. American Dawn, Inc. *Designed and implemented new Credit Files facilitating credit decisions based on more current, accurate information. *Streamlined order approval processing by establishing key account status, enabling new orders to ship 24-72 hours sooner, thus expediting billing and payments. *Initiated membership in NACM and CMA of Southern California Textile Industry Group, creating another valuable source for objective trade information, thus reducing the potential for incurring significant bad debts. *Utilized communicative skills in Corporate Correspondence, improving relationships with customers and vendors alike. Van de Kamp’s Bakers *Initiated and coordinated meetings with several large accounts, resulting in a recovery of over $400K previously considered uncollectible by management.