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Taylor Leib Added as Collector Mentor Columnists

Press release August 4, 2009 Business

Industry Pros Set to Tackle Topics on Skiptracing, Commercial Collections

For Immediate Release

August 4, 2009

Gary Jensen, Chief Learning Officer
Skills World | Adel, Iowa, USA
Phone: (515) 339-5899
[email protected]

ADEL, IOWASkills World announced today that credit and collections industry experts Steve Taylor and Bryan Leib have joined its popular publication, collector mentor,as columnists.

Taylor, president of RZD Investigative Group, will offer advice and insight on the topic of skiptracing. His experience as a private investigator, trainer, and management executive will provide valuable perspective for professionals involved in locating customers and assets.

“Steve takes skiptracing very seriously. It’s his ‘thing,’” said Gary Jensen, founder and chief learning officer at Skills World and collector mentor editor. “His insight will help fellow industry professionals become better informed about the fine art of skiptracing.”

Leib, a second-generation collector and vice president of operations for Leib Solutions, one of the nation’s premier commercial collection agencies, will address commercial collections.

“Bryan’s experience working with many of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies will be of great value to our first-party and commercial collection subscribers,” Jensen said. “The economic tornado has left a path of destruction for many creditors, and now those subscribers will be able to benefit from a voice that specifically addresses the unique challenges of commercial collections.”

As the premier skill-development publication for credit and collections professionals, collector mentordelivers insightful and powerful articles in the areas of collections, credit, skiptracing, industry regulations, and soft business skills.

For more information about collector mentor,or to download a sample electronic copy, please visit


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Notes for Editors

Aboutcollector mentor™

collector mentor is a bimonthly publication designed to meet the very specific needs of credit andcollection professionals. Each issue provides subscribers with information on a variety of topics includingindustry laws, collection techniques, soft-business skills, and more. Electronic subscriptions are availablefor $99 per year. Hard copy subscriptions, which include an electronic copy, are available for $159 peryear.

About Steve Taylor

Steve is the founder and president of RZD Investigative Group,, a company specializing in skiptrace training. Steve has dedicated his career to the recovery industry and is a licensed private investigator. Steve’s articles have been featured in several industry publications and he has been a featured guest on radio talk shows. He’s active in social media networks and administers one of’s largest credit and collection industry groups, Credit and Collections, which boasts nearly 5,000 members.

About Bryan Leib

Bryan Leib is the vice president of operations for Leib Solutions,, a best-in-breed commercial collection firm founded in 1986.  Bryan is an active member of the Commercial Law League of America and Commercial Collection Agency Association where he serves on the Triadic, Marketing and Education Committees.  In addition, Bryan received his Senior Certified Collection Professional (SCCP) designation in 2006 from the Commercial Collection Agency Association. He is a frequent speaker at several industry events.

About Gary Jensen

Garyis the founder and chief learning officer for Skills World. He has more than a decade of experience in the credit, collections, and financial services industries having served as a trainer, supervisor, and manager. He is a former Certified Instructor for ACA International, The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, and has appeared as a guest speaker at events such as ACA’s Annual Convention, ACA’s Fall Forum, Credit and Collections Business Academy, and  NCHELP’s Debt Management Conference. His articles have been featured in Collector Magazine, Consumer Trends, Management Trends, Collect! Magazine, and see} Magazine. You can find him ranting and raving on his popular blogwww.ThePickleFork.comand follow his tweets on Twitter

About Skills World

Skills World is a professional training and business services company located in Adel, Iowa. Founded in 2007, Skills World exists to help individuals and companies realize greater levels of success, enjoyment, and satisfaction in what they do by closing the gap between where they are and where they want to be. A commitment to clients’ goals and needs allows Skills World to offer long-lasting partnerships based on trust, effectiveness, and affordability.

For more information please visitwww.skillsworld.orgor call (515) 339-5899. Skills World, its logo, and collector mentor are trademarks of Skills World.