Global Holdings’ Kristie Medlen Elected to AFCC Board

Sep 1, 2017

Tulsa, Okla., September 1, 2017 – Global Holdings LLC, the leading dedicated account and payment-processing provider to the debt-relief industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales & Business Development Kristie Medlen was elected to the Board of the American Fair Credit Council (AFCC), the leading association of professional Consumer Credit Advocates, which advocates for industry best practices and state and federal legislation respecting effective debt relief services for consumers.

“It is our pleasure to welcome Kristie Medlen to the AFCC Board,” said Robbie Birnbaum, President of the AFCC. “Kristie’s extensive experience in debt settlement aligns with our overarching focus on supporting and advocating for consumers struggling with debt problems. I know she will make meaningful contributions to our work on behalf of consumers.”

“I am honored and delighted by the opportunity to support the AFCC and its commitment to the highest ethical standards of operation in the debt settlement industry,” said Medlen. “Our collective industry mission is to make the world a better place one person at a time by supporting consumers on their journey back to financial health, and I look forward to drawing on our experience to help advance AFCC’s important work in support of this mission.”

Medlen’s background includes 30 years of corporate leadership experience, 18 of which have been in the debt settlement industry holding positions such as Executive Vice President, CEO and President. She was also a founding executive board member, Treasurer and Committee Chair for The Association of Settlement Companies, (TASC).

About Global Holdings LLC
Global Holdings LLC was founded in 2003 by a team of payment-processing industry veterans and is now the leading payment processor for the consumer debt-relief market. Leveraging a robust technology platform and artificial intelligence, Global is setting the industry standard for today and tomorrow. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedIn. 

About the American Fair Credit Council
The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) is the national association of professional Consumer Credit Advocates. The AFCC, and its member companies, work to represent the rights of consumers struggling with the overwhelming burden of debt. The AFCC has developed a strict Code of Conduct centered on best practices designed to protect the rights of consumers and require member companies to follow strict 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.