Founded in 1928, The Bureaus, Inc. is a master servicer for accounts receivable portfolios located in Northbrook, Illinois. The company has been owned by the same family since 1978 maintaining a proud tradition of professional financial management services.
The Bureaus, Inc. uses cutting edge technology and internally developed proprietary tools to improve data analytics, enhance our performance and improve the consumer experience. This technological strategy combined with our data mining capabilities, identifies opportunities not usually found by other asset management firms. Our experienced executive team actively participates in industry professional associations, including ACA International and DBA International.
Our mission is to be the leader in the recovery of accounts receivable while providing unparalleled service to our clients and a rewarding environment for our staff. Our organization reflects a professional and respectful environment.
About Our Team at The Bureaus
Michael Slotky, CEO
As Chief Executive Officer, Michael provides executive oversight for Company operations. Michael has been leading the company in all phases of their operations since joining the company in 1989. Michael has over 25 years of collections operations experience in a key leadership role.
Aristotle Sangalang, President and Chief Compliance Officer
As President, Aristotle oversees all facets of Company’s operations. Aristotle’s strong analytical skills, knowledge of all phases of receivables management, and understanding of legal issues has made him an integral part of Company since 1996.
Aristotle has had vast experience in portfolio management, compliance, training, outsource management, debt purchasing and sales. During his tenure with the Company, Aristotle’s leadership and creativity has been an integral part in the development of specific collection tools that are used in the accounts receivables management industry. He is also the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer and is certified by Debt Buyers International as a Certified Receivables Compliance Professional.
Marian Sangalang, Vice President
As Vice President, Marian is chiefly responsible for the oversight and management of analysis and information technology systems of the Company. Her responsibilities span all of Company’s varied business functions and she is a Certified Receivables Compliance Professional. Marian is currently the President-Elect for RMA International, Chair of the RMA International State Legislative Committee, and serves on several other RMA International Task Forces. Through her 30 plus years industry experience, she has kept The Bureaus, Inc. on the forefront of technology, developing proprietary tools including account level net present value modeling and data management systems. Marian has pioneered many software suites popular in the ARM industry. She works closely with developers to improve the products for business use. Her 2013 Ambassadors Award for her work with Interactive Intelligence on their Latitude collection software suite is representative of her dedication to partnering with industry peers to drive needed change.
Bill Sorgatz, Director of Outsourcing
Bill selects, on-boards, and manages Company’s collection and litigation vendors at the direction of the President.
Bill earned his BS in Business Administration from Indiana University. Before joining Company in 2006, he worked in credit and financial management and as a call center manager for Sears, Roebuck, and Co.