Award Presented by the National Association of Credit Management

July 19, 2012: Columbia, MD—The National Association of Credit Management (NACM) honored Jason Sanborn, CBA of Blaine as the 2012 Student of the Year during the association's 116th Annual Credit Congress and Exposition, held in Grapevine, Texas, June 10-13, 2012.

Sanborn clearly demonstrates his commitment to education. He only started pursuing his professional development in late 2009, but since has completed three Credit Administration Program classes provided by his NACM affiliate, Forius Business Credit Resources, based in Minneapolis. The completion of these courses culminated in the achievement of his Credit Business Associate (CBA) designation in 2011. The CBA is the first of three academic-based designations administered by NACM, signified by the mastery of three business credit disciplines: basic financial accounting, business credit principles and introductory financial statement analysis.

 

In addition to pursuing the next-level designation, the Credit Business Fellow (CBF), Sanborn has volunteered for Forius by participating in the formation of the Emerging Leaders networking group and is serving on the Emerging Leaders Committee. An active participant in Forius' plumbing industry credit group, he has also presented a video on the importance of industry credit groups. "Jason is the epitome of an emerging credit professional," said Toni Nuernberg, CAE, president and COO of Forius.

Sanborn has also been acknowledged by his employer, J.H. Larson Company, for successfully overseeing the transition of moving the A/R function from branch offices to corporate headquarters soon after beginning employment as Larson's accounts receivable manager. Larson is a family-owned, independent distributor of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and data comm products with seven locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.

In addition to his CBA designation, he holds an AAS in Business Management from Anoka Ramsey Community College and a BS in Business Administration from Metropolitan State University.

The National Association of Credit Management warmly congratulates Jason Sanborn, CBA on being honored as the 2012 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.

Source: National Association of Credit Management

NACM-National Contact: Caroline Zimmerman, 410-740-5560

Affiliate Contact: Toni Nuernberg, CAE, Forius Business Credit Resources, 763-253-4314

Website: www.nacm.org

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