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SCORE's leadership team has the skills and industry know-how to offer you the best products and services available to maximize your profitability in accounts receivables management.

Who we are.

Headquartered in Toronto, our team is dedicated to offering clarity and providing solutions for our clients who range from banks, insurance, telephony companies, credit providers, and public/government institutions in accounts receivable management. We partner with industry leaders to provide unique models and unparalleled results.

 

Stephen Sheather

Richard Yap

Lee Medeiros

Louis Fortin

Shawn O’Flanagan

Tom Walsh

Stephen Sheather

Principal

As SCORE's leading principal, Stephen's role is to help maximize a client account receivables process. His focus is entirely on optimizing the return of accounts receivables for SCORE's clients.

He is a master of creative discourse to assess client needs and has the depth of experience to make recommendations for the best possible solutions to improve productivity. His vision for SCORE is to offer solution-based answers utilizing models and analytics for the account receivables industry.

Stephen's reputation as an expert in the collections industry is well known and includes a deep understanding of collections during his 12-year tenure at Canadian Bonded Credit as CEO. There he grew the company through innovative marketing strategies and acquisitions to become the largest privately held Collections Agency in Canada. His efforts helped the company write more than a billion dollars in business annually.

After this accomplishment he moved to Equifax to manage account receivables where he was exposed to the front-end adjudication process with its decisioning solutions. In 1996 Stephen took his expertise along with these modeling analytics – that weren't available yet in Canada – to SCORE with founder Kevin Leonard.

Stephen holds a MBA from Rutgers University. He also has a BA from the University of Notre Dame, so he is by no surprise a huge fan of the Fighting Irish.

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Richard Yap

Chief Operating Officer

Richard Yap is currently the Chief Operating Officer at SCORE Statistical Consulting. Since joining SCORE in 2000, Richard has focused on developing generic and customized account management, collections, and dormant debt scorecards using credit bureau data in Canada and the United States. He has also developed and implemented various initiatives such as responder models, rule bases, credit bureau comparisons, and decision support systems for financial institutions, collection agencies, and debt purchasers/sellers, and insurance companies. Richard has also built predictive models that are used by Canada’s top insurance carriers in the property and casualty segment.

Richard has responsibility for the BPO vertical within Score, managing $850 million in credit card receivables on behalf of clients, He also supports the brokerage of distressed receivables for Canadian Banks, with over $7 billion in charged off and insolvent debt sold to date.

Richard holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and is currently a board member of the Canadian Scoring and Risk Management Association (CSRSA). Early in his career Richard played various roles in health-related research programs and management in the education field.

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Louis Fortin

Senior Consultant

Louis has been with SCORE for almost 10 years and acts as a product specialist for collection agencies and several major corporations in Canada. He consults, trains, develops agency staff and assists in the implementing processes within collection operations to improve performance, output and profitability. Louis is active in all major credit and collection associations in Canada and the US. He enjoys speaking at events, teaching and contributing to the advancement of recovery science and competency.

Louis has a wealth of knowledge and was introduced to delinquencies and recovery operations, while working at Equifax Canada. There he helped merge the company’s regional offices and consolidated outsourcing and corporate services.

Louis has also worked for the US-based insurance company Provident to plan and execute the operational merger and integration of two major insurance companies in Canada. Louis also developed a national support call centre in Burlington, Ontario.

Louis received a degree in Business Administration and Finance from Sherbrooke CEGEP in Quebec and a BA in Applied Psychology at York University's Glendon College.

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Tom Walsh

Tom Walsh joins Score in 2020 as an Operational Consultant. He brings with him over 35 years of experience in the financial industry. His career spanned all areas of banking including the branch network, operations, and credit risk management. He was responsible and led all National Recovery at Scotiabank which included collections in both Retail and Small Business for a major Financial institution. Most recently Tom consulted in the Mortgage Insurance space supporting strategic initiatives which included default recovery and operational efficiencies.

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Murray Langill

Consultant, Business Development

Murray Langill has more than 20 years' experience in credit bureau services working in various roles in sales, analytics, data consulting and business development. He has held positions at Creditel, Equifax and TransUnion. Murray has managed and grown relationships with credit issuers across Canada and has provided Canadian credit bureau insights to several North American, new entrants and vendors alike.

He has also been involved in product development, credit data consulting and is a SME for credit bureau data in Canada. Murray’s creativity and ability to turn and opportunities into products that help Canada FI’s reduce costs and grow profitably.

Murray received a Honours degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and is currently the president of the Simcoe County Children’s Aid Foundation.

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Shawn O’Flanagan

Shawn O’Flanagan started working in the Accounts Receivable Management industry in 1992 with Allied International Credit / Bill Gosling as an agent managing post-charge off accounts for various Financial, Retail, and Commercial clients.

During his tenure with AIC / BGO, Shawn held various position as Manager Client Services, Operations Manager, VP Operational Excellence, and VP Operations. As VP Operations, Shawn managed both pre- and post-charge off programs for US and Canadian clients across multiple sites. Shawn joined SCORE in January 2019 as an Operational Consultant, acting as a liaison for Agencies handling SCORE’s outsourcing portfolios of charged-off accounts.

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Lee Medeiros

Vice President, Business Development

Having spent over 20 years of progressive leadership roles within the Financial Services Industry, Lee Medeiros is now a proud partner and VP of Business Development for Score Statistical. During her 20-year career, Lee has held numerous senior roles in Sales, Sale Management, Business Development, Product Information and Marketing.

With her proven track record of identifying, creating and building opportunities she has helped several organizations deliver double-digit growth. Her comprehensive understanding of client needs and marketplace direction has resulted in many deep and long lasting business relationships including development of strategic partnerships to optimize business growth.

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What we do for you.

Knowing which customers are most likely to pay allows you to focus your collection efforts on the most profitable accounts first. SCORE helps you predict which accounts are most likely to cure and collect so you can maximize your accounts receivables management.

Reduce exposure and increase your risk management intelligence.

SCORE maximizes your returns in accounts receivable management by removing client risk through models and expert insights. Our toolbox helps financial services improve roll rates, reduce write-offs, explore risk-based pricing for outsourcing collections and value distressed debt.

Maximize your accounts receivable returns.

Our ability to offer the right solutions for you depends on our strategic partnerships with industry leaders. From employing credit bureau data, specialized software solutions, to Application Service Providers (ASPs) that help deliver scores, we add value by ensuring bottom-line results for clients. We continue to forge new partnerships and alliances to expand the possibilities and solutions we offer clients.

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