Pete Klipa Joins Harvest Strategy Group as Chief Operating Officer

Pete KlipaKlipa brings 20 years of executive experience in the accounts receivable space to the role.

09/21/2022 1:00 P.M.

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Harvest Strategy Group, an ACA International member company based in Denver, has announced the addition of Pete Klipa as its new chief operating officer. Klipa brings 20 years of executive experience in the accounts receivable space with a strong consumer-focused perspective to the role. His experience includes eight years with Discover Financial Services as senior manager of recovery. Klipa brings his cross-functional leadership background to further the quality, efficiency, expertise and performance of Harvest.

“Pete has a proven ability to successfully manage large scale recovery operations, analyze processes and performance, and implement sophisticated operational standards and growth metrics,” said Brad McCurnin, president and CEO at Harvest. “Pete’s talent and expertise will also support our growth and diversification objectives.”, said.

Klipa worked from 2018 to 2022 as the senior vice president of creditor relations for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling in Washington, D.C. There he directed creditor activities by developing, implementing and maintaining proactive and positive relationships with and between financial institutions, member agencies and the organization. He served as an advocate for consumers, engaged with the top 20 credit card operations and marketplace lenders, optimized operations and implemented emerging technologies. Klipa also met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency regarding strategy and regulatory opportunities.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to apply my strengths and experience for the benefit of a great company, our partners, and the consumers we serve,” Klipa said “When the role presented itself and I met the team, I knew this was where I belonged at this point in my career. With Harvest’s analytics-driven operations and strong vendor network, I know we’ll do great things together.”

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