TAMPA, Fla. -- The Axiom Group (Axiom) announces the availability of an additional $60MM for deployment in 2019 for purchasing and joint ventures of distressed, charged-off and debt settlement portfolios going into 2019. Axiom has also hired, Kristin Dougherty, a well-known industry executive, as their new Director of Acquisitions and Sales.

“Roger and Jae are at an exciting point in Axiom’s growth. Axiom has raised the bar with superior compliance, certifications and systems to accommodate increased acquisitions. Roger and Axiom have a superb reputation with their specialized niche and have developed a solid foundation,” said Ms. Dougherty. “It had to take a special opportunity to add this to my plate. I couldn’t pass up the chance to be a part of this team!”

2019 will mark Ms. Dougherty’s twentieth eighth anniversary in the industry, and in 2013, she began an entrepreneurial venture creating and selling athletic and equestrian apparel under her brand equipparel ®, which she continues to watch flourish. Ms. Dougherty joined Unifund in August 2011 as its Vice President of Sales & Marketing, managing its National Portfolio Sales, Government Services and Portfolio Enhancement Products. She is the President of Dougherty Consulting Group. Ms. Dougherty was the Senior Vice President of Sales for Collect America, which became SquareTwo Financial, as well as their Government Affairs Liaison in Denver Colorado until 2009 and held several executive positions throughout nine years in her first turn at Unifund in Cincinnati, Ohio starting in 1991. She uses her extensive skills and unique experience to assist new and established companies find value in their business, sourcing additional revenue streams and portfolio partnerships, aligning strategic vendors, and shifting her clients to new levels of efficiency and success.

Roger Knauf, Managing Director of Axiom and President of Full Circle Financial Services, LLC says "We are ecstatic to have Kristin join our team. She is a well-respected industry veteran who has tremendous leadership skills and operates with the highest level of integrity. Her long term relationships within the industry are going to add substantial value to our company."

“We have heightened acquisition targets for the new year. After deploying $20MM in 2018, Kristin’s experience and leadership qualities complemented the organization in support of our expected deployment of $60MM for 2019,” states Jae Heinberg, Axiom’s Founder and Managing Director. “We also plan to implement additional funding for purchases via joint ventures with other buyers, and forward financing for sellers who don’t have the ability to fully transfer title. Kristin’s worked with sellers and buyers for years, arranging successful relationships. This trait dovetails Axiom’s philosophy for building partnerships that are mutually beneficial and for long-term possibilities. We are very excited to have Kristin on board.”

Please contact Ms. Dougherty for questions or to start the process for selling and/or placing your portfolios with Axiom or Full Circle. kristind@theaxiomgrp.com or 303.883.2337.

About Axiom Group and Full Circle

The Axiom Group, including Axiom Acquisition Ventures & subsidiaries, is a Tampa based receivables management firm specializing in debt settlement and charged off portfolio purchasing. By allowing Axiom Acquisition Ventures to purchase accounts up front, we ensure “money-now” for creditors and debt sellers versus long payment plans that may fall out before reconciling. If a sale of all or a portion of your debt portfolio is determined to not be the preferred method of recovery, the accounts can also be placed with Full Circle Financial, a joint venture partner of The Axiom Group. Full Circle Financial Services, LLC is a full service collection agency; RMA Certified, PCI Compliant, SSAE Certified.

About Ms. Dougherty

Kristin Dougherty was elected to the board of DBA International (Now Receivables Management Association International) by its membership in February 2002, serving the largest organization of debt buyers. During her term on the Board as a Director, Conference Chair, Treasurer, Vice President and President, Ms. Dougherty planned and organized the curriculum for seven of the Association’s conferences, assisted with the transition to a new association management company, successfully chaired the Executive Director Search committee, participated in Capitol Hill lobbying visits in Washington D.C. to communicate the interests of DBAI and its membership to members of Congress and their staff and administered the revisions to the Association’s code of ethics and by- laws. She has also represented DBAI at Joint Association Summit (JAS) meetings -the group of industry association leaders.


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