ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Credit Control, LLC (“Credit Control”) is proud to announce that Phil Thomas has joined the company as Vice President – Sales. He joins an established team of industry experts specializing in consultative sales & business development and will be a key part of the Credit Control team’s focus on expanding its national presence as industry leaders in the collections and recovery industry.

Phil comes to the role with over 25 years of experience including 16 years of senior sales positions at some of the most well-known agencies within the industry and 10 years as the Recovery Vendor Manager at AT&T overseeing their agency network.

"Credit Control was recommended to me by multiple creditors, clients, agency owners, and CEOs. The company’s reputation for performance & innovation was well-known and working at a values-driven company matched my long-term goals,” said Mr. Thomas. “As I learned more about Credit Control, my decision to join their team was an easy choice.”

"We are thrilled to welcome Phil to the Credit Control Sales Team," stated Rick Saffer, President & CEO. "His experience & reputation within the industry is a great match for our company and his long-term relationships will have an immediate impact on our continued growth."

Phil will be based out of our corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO, and can be reached directly at 503-704-2179 or via email,

About Credit Control, LLC

Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Credit Control, LLC is a recognized leader in collections and recovery solutions. Since 1989, Credit Control has served a wide variety of blue-chip clients through its four nationwide locations and a team of over 600 employees. The company is founded on its core values of providing strong customer service and exceptional recovery results for our clients; developing an employee culture that is built on trust, accountability, and clear communication; and creating solutions that utilize the latest technology.

Credit Control’s recovery approach blends traditional collections with omni-channel communications in a fully compliant & customer-centric culture. The company maintains ISO/IEC 27001 certification, audited SSAE-18 SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 1 reports, Level 2 PCI-DSS compliance, and secured systems. The company has received numerous awards for performance, compliance, and innovation from many of the largest creditors in the world and has been recognized as back-to-back winners of InsideARM’s Best Places to Work in Collections.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Credit Control is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Credit Control’s mission is to become the preferred supplier to industry leaders by providing the highest level of quality, compliance, and innovation while delivering top tier performance in a positive employee work environment.

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