American Fair Credit Council Appoints New Member to the Board
The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) announced today that it has named Natalia Brown, Chief Client Operations Officer at National Debt Relief (NDR), to the Board of Directors of the organization.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) announced today that it has named Natalia Brown, Chief Client Operations Officer at National Debt Relief (NDR), to the Board of Directors of the organization.
“Natalia is a welcome addition to the AFCC Board,” said AFCC CEO Denise Dunckel. “Her experience promoting and safeguarding the interests of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable consumers will be invaluable as we continue to ensure debt settlement remains an effective and reliable service.”
“I’m excited to take on this new challenge with the AFCC, which has become the key advocate for the debt settlement industry. It is important that we work to protect the ability of consumers struggling with financial hardships to reduce their debt in a way that is right for them,” said Natalia Brown. “Along with my position at NDR, I look forward to supporting the vital work of the AFCC.”
Natalia Brown joined NDR in 2010 and began serving as Chief Client Operations Officer in 2019, managing all client-facing operations and plotting out the path to financial stability for their customers. While at the company, she has worked as Vice President, Client Success; Director, Training and Development; and Manager, Negotiations Department.
In addition to her service at NDR, Brown volunteers with New Women New Yorkers, a nonprofit that focuses on supporting immigrant women, while sitting on the advisory board of Four Steps Forward, a program that aims to financially educate black women. She also mentored children at the Fresh Air Fund which provides summer vacations to children from low-income communities.
Brown is a certified debt specialist and earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Lehman College.
About the American Fair Credit Council
The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) is the national association of professional debt settlement companies. The AFCC and its member companies work on behalf of consumers struggling with overwhelming burdens of unsecured debt to settle those debts for less than their full balance. The AFCC has developed a strict Code of Conduct centered on “best practices” designed to protect the rights of consumers and requires member companies to follow stringent regulatory guidelines for operation. All AFCC members operate on a “No Advance Fee Model” and never charge a fee for services until a consumer’s debt has been successfully negotiated.
Denise Dunckel, CEO, AFCC