Wendy Badger is a nationally acclaimed authority on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act and their implementing regulations. She gives frequent lectures and conducts training on local and national levels to the credit and collection industry. She has published numerous articles in various collection industry publications. In 2007 and 2011, she was recognized as one of the Most Influential Collection Professionals by Collection Advisor magazine. In 2011, she was one of three inaugural recipients of the ACA International Members’ Attorney Program Designation. She currently serves as the Director of Corporate Compliance for ECMC Group, a nonprofit corporation providing services in support of higher education finance.