|[April 13, 2012]
Gila Practices What It Preaches
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Gila LLC is pleased to announce it has successfully completed a
financial fitness program, exclusively for its own employees. In
partnership with A+ Federal Credit Union and Financial Fitness Greater
Austin (FFGA), Gila offered employees a program designed to assist them
with strengthening their own personal financial fitness.
"We spend our days counseling our Clients on personal finance and fiscal
responsibility. We wanted to spend some time bringing that message home
to help our employees strengthen their financial positions. Just like
any exercise, personal finance needs to be monitored and worked to see
any improvements," said Bruce Cummings, Chief Executive Officer of Gila.
Gila specializes in revenue cycle management nationwide.
The Company invited all employees to participate and offered incentive
prizes for winning contests within the program. Employees had to
complete several requirements including a personal budget analysis and
attending several training courses on topics concerning personal
finance. They also had to write essays on how the program helped them or
enabled them to help others with financial fitness.
"Gila's core purpose is to use our experience to service our Clients and
help them reduce their debt. This often involves taking debtors through
a personal finance analysis to help them resolve outstanding obligations
as soon as possible. Living out this mission includes practicing what we
preach. We took an opportunity to help our employees strengthen their
personal finance skills, better equipping them for their own futures,"
About Gila LLC
Founded in 1991, Gila LLC is a leading nationwide provider of
receivables management and business process outsourcing solutions.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, the Company offers outsourced
collections, payment processing and call center services to governmental
entities, financial services clients and higher education institutions
across the country. Through its strategic business units, Municipal
Services Bureau (MSB) and Gila Group, the Company empowers more than 350
talented employees with advanced technology, data management tools, and
leading edge business practices to exceed the expectations of its
clients. MSB collects delinquent court fines, fees and debts for a wide
variety of governmental entities. Gila Group specializes in outsourced
collections and customer service functions for financial institutions.
Gila LLC distinguishes itself based on its brand: Experience,
Execution, and Ethics. The Company works with more than 550 clients
in 37 states and is licensed to collect throughout the United States.
The Company has achieved ACA International's Professional Practices
Management System™ (PPMS™). Additionally, the Company is a SSAE 16 SOC 1
(Type II) compliant service organization and maintains an A+ rating with
the Better Business Bureau. For more information, please visit www.GilaCorp.com
or call # 1-800-568-7004.
About A+ Federal Credit Union
With 15 Austin area locations, more than $945 million in assets, and
more than 98,000 members that include not only educators, students, and
their families, but other members of the community as well, A+FCU has
grown to become one of the largest credit unions in Austin. To find out
more, visit the website at www.aplusfcu.org.
About Financial Fitness Greater Austin
FFGA is a financial literacy and public awareness campaign scheduled for
April 21-29, 2012. FFGA is an education and awareness movement pioneered
by the Alliance for Economic Inclusion and Senator Kirk Watson and
championed by more than 50 community partners in the Greater Austin
Area. The goal of FFGA is to provide financial awareness and information
to the Greater Austin community and emphasize the importance of
financial literacy and the need for consumers to be proactive about
managing their finances. www.financialfitnessaustin.org
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