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Darry Taylor, President and Founder Collections with Class

Darry Taylor, President & Founder, Collections with Class®

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1989-Present

INTERNATIONAL CREDIT ASSISTANCE LTD. Abbotsford, BC Position: President/Owner

1980-1989

HONG KONG BANK OF CANADA-Head Office (Previously The Bank of BC until November 1986) Manager-Special Credit

  • Primary Objective was to minimize the Bank’s risk of exposure to loss of principal and interest income through consistent collection efforts.
  • Supervised the management of a portfolio of problem consumer credit/commercial/real estate accounts. The portfolio consisted of non-performing loans with industry and geographic diversity.
  • Personal credit and mortgage recovery strategies.
  • Directed the activities of commercial banking team.
  • Managed commercial loans directly with range up to $750,000.00.
  • Exceeded by a substantial margin, all income objectives.
  • Set-up management information systems to keep executive informed on results.
  • Developed a good working relationship with government agencies/trustees that assisted optimum recoveries.

1980-1986

BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Senior Loans Manager-Edmonton 1980-1983

  • Responsible for the overall retail performance of the branch. Promoted from Loans Officer to Senior Loans Manager in a short period of time.
  • The Branch was one of the largest retail operations of the Bank of British Columbia during my tenure.

Senior Loans Manager-N. Vancouver 1983-1984

  • Basically the same as I have outlined above.
  • During my career with the Bank of BC many responsibilities were assumed which assisted in a diversified career.

Deposit Manager-Vancouver Late 1984

  • Directed the marketing of deposits for four (4) Vancouver Branches including Vancouver Main Branch.
  • Trained bank staff during the bank’s difficult public perception problems.

Manager-H.O. Regina Mar.-May 1985

  • Assisted in the set-up of nine (9) branches at Pioneer Trust which was taken over by the Bank of BC
  • Branch training and credit authorization for all branch managers.
  • Implemented recovery policies for loans taken over by the bank from Touche Ross (Receivers).

1973-1980

TRANS CANADA CREDIT TRADERS GROUP LIMITED, Manager

Manager in branches throughout Western Canada.

Recognized as a top producer.

Received numerous regional awards and was also awarded Traders Professional Management Club in 1978.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, Saskatoon, Sask. Successfully completed one year Business & Commerce.

Successfully completed one year in Education Faculty, completed,  entered the business world.

SPECIALIZED COURSES

SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, Burnaby, BC, ICB Accounting

HAROLD GREGORIES Speech Essay Seminar

Mortgage Brokers Licensing Course, Calgary, Alta.

AFFILIATION

  • Member, Chamber of Commerce for 14 years
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Consumer Protection BC
  • President Abbotsford-Matsqui Rotary Club 25 year member
  • Recipient Paul Harris Fellow

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