2018 Illinois Repossessors Meet & Greet

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The Illinois Recovery Association would like to invite all the Illinois repossession companies to our meet & greet event being held on March 28th 2018 @ 6PM



You must RSVP by 3/16/18 by contacting

Jon Jendral IRA Pres 708-296-5004

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The BIG Question in Illinois


The BIG question in Illinois seems to be where is the IRA headed? Well, I have some answers for you!

Recently, I had the opportunity to hold my first IRA meeting as the new president and several decisions were made as a result. The purpose of this article is to provide an update on the reformation of the IRA.

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PTROI Response to “Illinois, Where are we Heading” Editorial


This letter is in response to the guest editorial by Tim Downs which recently appeared in your publication.  I am hoping to get equal time and I will try to be brief, although the original article is very lengthy.

Mr. Downs appears to not be happy with anyone.

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Illinois, Where We are Headed

Guest Editorial Response from IRA President

As the President of the Illinois Recovery Association (IRA), I would like to take the opportunity to reply to the previous article, Illinois Where are We Headed, dated 1/24/18. First, let me say that the IRA is not a secret association. The IRA is a state-wide association founded in 2001 for the purpose of having a medium where owner-operators could work in partnership. There are various benefits of the association; for example, the IRA made it possible for companies to stay well-informed of upcoming changes in the industry and developed and maintained a relationship with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC).

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Illinois, Where Are We Headed?


We often read, in this very blog post, about today’s changes and tragedies that affect the repossession industry.  Often we shake our heads at what some people’s actions invoke in these stories, thinking to ourselves how ridiculous is all this going to get?  Opinions of fellow reader’s often draw and develop the most eye opening conversations when we hear about today’s changes and all or part is disagreed with.  Sometimes these changes are acknowledged by a guest editorials, leaving us, in the end, with the facts to propel change or at minimum the facts to form an opinion.

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IRA Announces New President

New President of the The Illinois Recovery Association (“IRA”) ,Jon Jendral of Done Rite Recovery Service, Inc

The Illinois Recovery Association (“IRA”) would like to announce a change in leadership.  We would like to congratulate, Jon Jendral of Done Rite Recovery Service, Inc. located in Lansing, IL for accepting the role of president of the IRA.  The change became effective beginning in September 2017.  Going forward, Al Janus of Asset Biz Corp. will continue to serve on the Board and will act as past president.

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CORP Issues Statement on Service Agreement Contracts



25 Feb 2016 – It has become more and more frequent that we as an industry have been asked to sign service contracts which are one-sided in many respects, providing maximum protections to the financial institutions while exposing our industry to greater liability, even in cases where the financial institutions are solely responsible for the actions that give rise to this exposure.

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CORP Establishes Industry Standard Definition of Voluntary Repossession

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March 13, 2015 – The Council of Repossession Professionals established in 2013, has set forth the definition of a “Voluntary Repossession” as the Industry Standard.

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The Council of Repossession Professionals – Established 2013

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March 10, 2014 – Repossessors across America have communicated that they desire industry leaders to stand together and speak as one voice on issues that have a negative impact on our industry.

The solution is at hand in the form of the recently founded Council of Repossession Professionals (hereinafter referred to as the CORP).

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Representative from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau to Be a Key Speaker at NARS 2014



NARS Becomes First Industry Event to Feature the CFPB 


IRVING, Texas – Feb. 6, 2014 – The North American Repossessors Summit (NARS), an industry event hosted by the American Recovery Association, Inc. (ARA) and Time Finance Adjusters (TFA), is proud to announce that a member from the southwest region of the CFPB is scheduled to speak at the sixth annual event, to be held March 20-22, 2014.

This is the first time a CFPB representative will serve as a key speaker at a recovery and remarketing industry event. In his own words, the representative will explain any misconceptions regarding the CFPB’s involvement within the recovery industry. It will be a very informative and empowering session.

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