July 10, 2014: Columbia, MDâ€”The National Association of Credit Management (NACM) honored Angie Monroe, CBA, of St. George, Utah as the 2014 NACM Student of the Year during the association's 118th Annual Credit Congress and Exposition, held in Orlando, Florida, June 8-11, 2014. Monroe is a credit analyst at Roofers Supply, Inc. of St. George, a family-owned and operated wholesale supplier of roofing products since 1994, selling to homeowners, contractors and commercial roofing companies.
Pursuing professional development in a post-recession landscape can be a challenge. For Angie Monroe, attending Stevens-Henager College, meant fulfilling her dream of earning her BA in Accounting in May. In the field of credit management, Monroe earned her NACM Credit Business Associate (CBA) in 2011. The CBA designation is NACM's initial professional certification. Individuals earn the CBA by successfully completing three business credit courses (Basic Financial Accounting, Business Credit Principles and Financial Statement Analysis) and then passing a related exam. Over the years, Monroe has also taken several continuing education courses. In Monroe's own words, "NACM is amazing and I love furthering my horizons. I could not have asked for a better experience. I've enjoyed the professional designation path. I've acquired a lot of knowledge and it's been a challenge."
Monroe's career in credit began in 2006 at Roofers Supply as a credit manager, moving up to credit analyst in 2010. She is a member of the Southern Utah Contractors & Building Trades Suppliers Industry Credit Group, serving as chairperson from 2011-2012. Her volunteering at the local level includes raising funds for cancer awareness and combating teenage drug problems.
The National Association of Credit Management warmly congratulates Angie Monroe on being honored as the 2014 Student of the Year.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CREDIT MANAGEMENT
NACM, headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, supports more than 15,000 business credit and financial professionals worldwide with premier industry services, tools and information. NACM and its network of affiliated associations are the leading resource for credit and financial management information and education, delivering products and services, which improve the management of business credit and accounts receivable. NACM's collective voice has influenced legislative results concerning commercial business and trade credit to our nation's policy makers for more than 100 years, and continues to play an active part in legislative issues pertaining to business credit and corporate bankruptcy. Its annual Credit Congress is the largest gathering of credit professionals in the world.
About the NACM-National Honors and Awards Committee
The NACM-National Honors and Awards Committee bases its awards on a scoring system that rates nominees in nearly 50 areas of professional life, including their participation in NACM activities on the local and national levels, service on local and national industry credit groups, educational attainment in the credit field, continuing education participation, professional accomplishments and dedication to the profession.
NACM has a wealth of member experts in the fields of business-to-business credit and law. Consider using NACM as a resource in the development of your next credit or finance story.
NACM-National Contact: Caroline Zimmerman, 410-740-5560
Local Affiliate Contact: Dean Wangsgard, CCE, President, NACM Business Credit Services, 801-487-8781, DWangsgard@nacmint.com
Source: National Association of Credit Management