Pro Com’s Connie Matrisch Nominated for Lifetime Award Business Owner of the Year

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce in Illinois nominated Matrisch for the organization’s 2022 Small Business Awards.

06/23/2022 12:00 P.M.

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Connie Matrisch, president and CEO of Pro Com Services of Illinois Inc., an ACA International member company based in Springfield, Illinois, was recently nominated for the Lifetime Award Business Owner of the Year by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Matrisch has been in the credit and collection industry for 39 years, and purchased Pro Com in 2004 after working for its owners for 21 years. Matrisch previously served as president of the Illinois Collectors Association prior to joining the Great Lakes Credit & Collection Association (GLCCA); is a current chair of the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Collection Agency Licensing and Disciplinary Board, and has served on the board since 2011, in addition to being a past chairman of the Illinois Legislative Committee for the GLCCA.

“It is an honor and privilege to have been nominated among this year’s elite group of business owners,” Matrisch said.

The chamber’s 2022 Small Business Awards luncheon was held June 14. Other nominees for the Lifetime Award Business Owner of the Year included:

  • Todd Bringuet, Cory Boatman, and Scott Bringuet, Ace Sign Co.
  • Tom Marantz, Bank of Springfield.
  • Hope Humphrey-Walker, Humphrey’s Market.
  • Stephen Halford, Steam Power Inc.

The recipient of this year’s award was Hope Humphrey-Walker from Humphrey’s Market.

“In its 37th year, the luncheon is a[n] opportunity to honor the most outstanding entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created and promoted a successful and growing business in the Springfield area,” according to the chamber in an article released in their online magazine, Update.

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