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Scott R. Tillesen

Job title

Managing Director


Scott R. Tillesen

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The author of numerous articles, a quoted authority, and a frequent speaker on working capital, credit technology, and credit management. 

Career History

Work experience includes being Director of Strategic Planning and Director of Credit for building products manufacturer USG Corporation (Chicago and New York); Chief Financial Officer of building products distributor Shelter Distribution and its operating subsidiaries (Indianapolis, Indiana); and Vice President of Credit – The Americas for Fortune #107 ranked computer hardware & software distributor Tech Data Corporation (Clearwater, Florida). 

Education & Qualifications

Recognized with the designations of Certified Credit Executive (CCE), Certified International Credit Professional (CICP), and Certified Expert Witness by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM). Also a graduate of the the NACM Graduate School of Credit & Financial Management at Dartmouth College. A former board member and officer of NACM Connect (formerly NACM Chicago/Midwest) and was a Trustee and research committee member of the Credit Research Foundation.
Scott holds a Master’s Degree of Business Administration in finance and statistics, and a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from Roosevelt University (Chicago, Illinois). He has additional post-graduate work in economics and international business from Roosevelt and DePaul (Chicago, Illinois) Universities. Scott also holds executive certificates from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) and the University of Indiana (Bloomington, Indiana).