Roger Knauf has been in the consumer receivables industry since the late 1970s. Over the past 40+ years he has built five successful asset recovery companies. He was the founder and Managing Member at Fourscore Resource Capital, LLC in 1996, which was one of the nation’s largest debt purchasers at the time. During his tenure at the company, from 1996 and 2005, he was responsible for the acquisition and management of over $12 Billion in consumer receivables.
Knauf’s career in debt recovery includes several other prestigious success stories and accomplishments. From 1980 to 1998, Knauf was an active member of the American Collectors Association. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Collectors Association from 1985-1989 and the Minnesota Association of Collectors from 1991-1998. He served a two year term as President of the Minnesota unit from 1996-1997. Knauf was one of the charter members of the Debt Buyers’ Association (now known as RMAI), which was founded in 1997; He was an active Board Member of the DBA from 2000-2006, serving two terms as President in 2004 and again in 2005. Beginning in 2006, he served as Executive Director of DBA, a position he held until 2010 when he stepped aside to start building his current debt buying and collection companies.
He also served as Northern Wisconsin Campaign Director for former US Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) in 1988 and holds an honorary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.