Member Spotlight: The Key to Career Success
NACM's Professional Certification Program gives credit professionals a space to create connections while mastering the tools needed for success in the B2B credit world. With six levels of certification, credit professionals can earn credentials along with several benefits such as new career opportunities, leadership recognition and mastery in the profession. In fact, certified credit managers can earn up to 8.7% more than those with no professional certifications.
Laura Castillo, CBA, territory credit manager at Crawford Electric Supply Company, Inc. (San Antonio, TX) said she enjoyed in-person courses the most during her Credit Business Associate (CBA) journey. "My experience through the NACM program was very positive," Castillo said. "It gave me an opportunity to network and build relationships with peers from all over. Our instructor, Toni Drake, CCE, president at TRM Financial Services (Midland, TX), was very supportive and presented the information in a way that wasn't overwhelming."
Though Castillo worked hard to balance family, work and studying, she said the time and energy dedicated to the program paid off. "The courses you take in the CBA program provide valuable knowledge to be successful in this career path," Castillo explained. "It's given me a strong foundation to build my career with!"
For more information about each designation within NACM's Professional Certification Program, visit our website.