- Why YGC?
- About YGC
Stevan H. Goldman has been leading software development in the debt collection industry for more than 30 years. He designed and wrote a legal collection case management software system in 1977 while working as a clerk in his father’s law office. In 1978 he founded Commercial Legal Software (CLS) to continue to develop, license and support that software, called Collection-Master™. Collection-Master is used in collection, subrogation and foreclosure specialist law firms throughout the United States. Mr. Goldman remains as President and Chief Operating Officer of CLS.
After co-founding YGC Solutions, in 2000 he designed and developed YGC 1.0, a cloud-based data conduit. Since upgraded to YGC 3.0, the service improves industry governance trhough its ability to apply both data integrity and business practice standards to the data it processes. YGC is used by more than 750 collection professionals including debt issuers, owners and servicers throughout the US.
Jeffrey H. Zuck is a co-founder of YGC Solutions. Formerly a member of the Board of Governors of the CLLA, he was also a member of the Executive Council of the CLLA’s Eastern Region. He was the founder and developer of NL on Disk II, the first software application available in the collections industry to assist with the entire claims forwarding process.
In addition to co-founding YGC Solutions, Mr. Zuck has led The National List of Attorneys since 1982.
Charles Bendit is co-founder/co-chief executive officer of Taconic Investment Partners. He and Paul Pariser seek out investment, repositioning and workout opportunities and lead all capital market relationships. The pair are directly involved in all aspects of the five million-square-foot commercial and 3,000 unit residential portfolio. They have successfully directed the sponsorship, acquisition, repositioning and/or redevelopment of key properties in both established and emerging markets.
Prior to forming Taconic, Mr. Bendit founded CBC Properties, where he acquired, repositioned and managed more than one million square feet of office properties in New York and Washington, D.C., as well as several hundred apartment units in the New York metropolitan area. Earlier in his career he was a managing director at Jones Lang Wootton, where he was responsible for property acquisitions, sales and financing for the firm's international clientele, with a focus on New York, Washington, D.C., and Toronto. In these latter two cities he established JLW's regional offices and business platforms.
A graduate of George Washington University, Mr. Bendit is actively involved in the educational community serving as a Regent of the New York State Board of Education and as a board member of PENCIL, including participation in its annual Principal for a Day program.
Manuel H. Newburger practices with the Austin office of Barron, Newburger, & Sinsley, PLLC, a law firm with offices in Texas, Florida, and New York. He is also the President of Fair Debt Consultants, LLC, and an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law, where he teaches consumer protection law. A graduate of Trinity University and the University of Texas School of Law, Mr. Newburger is licensed to practice law in both Texas and Colorado, and he has been admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits, all four United States District Courts for the State of Texas, and the United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana the Western District of Tennessee, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. He has been certified as a specialist in Consumer and Commercial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and he has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly magazines. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.
Mr. Newburger consults nationally and internationally on fair debt compliance, consumer litigation issues, and collection agency licensing. He defends and serves as an expert witness in FDCPA cases across the United States, and he provides FDCPA compliance training and reviews to collection industry members. He has represented collection industry organizations on amicus curiae briefs in cases before the United States Supreme Court and multiple federal appellate courts.