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Leadership

The D&S leadership team is focused on cultivating a robust and dynamic company, creating and fostering long-term partnerships, and providing services to meet our clients’ needs.

Lonnie Larson: CEO

Lonnie has developed D&S Global Solutions into an unprecedented financial services BPO solution provider for Fortune 100 companies, globally, through the creation of the D&S Off-Site Network, coupled with bleeding-edge technology, and executed with the best personnel. Lonnie enjoys his time between Austin, TX, and Evergreen, CO, with his wife and two dogs, and five grown children.

Keith Peterson: President

Amy Ward: COO

Amy provides a wealth of knowledge and experience to D&S. She studied Business Management at United States Military Academy at West Point, where some of the more important lessons learned were leadership, discipline, teamwork, and how to grow other leaders. Amy has been in the Finance industry for over 20 years and began her career on the credit grantor side of the business. She worked as an auditor for one of the largest Fortune 500 banks. From this experience, she was able to gain ideas and determine best practices in the industry, along with a heavy focus on compliance rules and regulations.

In 2002, she joined the D&S team as Director of Sales. Since then, she has held many positions in the company, and now holds the role of Chief Operating Officer. Amy is Six Sigma-certified and uses these methodologies to improve operational efficiencies and to sustain quality improvement in the organization. She is a born leader, and with her experience, is helping change and shape the D&S culture and internal procedures.

For D&S, Amy was responsible for setting up the Romania, India, and South African entities, researching local laws and working with attorneys. Amy handled all aspects of the startups including securing location, furniture, computers, accounting firm, law firm, employees, and payroll. She currently manages D&S’ global offices, and ensures D&S standards are maintained at every site, and shares best practices between the groups.

Although born and raised in the great state of a Texas, she now resides in Atlanta with her husband and 4 dogs. Amy is an avid reader and loves to travel. When she’s not traveling internationally for business, she enjoys seeing the United States with her family in their RV.

Mandy Fisher: VP of Global Collection

Mandy started her career in the credit and collection industry in the 1990’s, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership. A highly skilled multi-cultural leader, Mandy has led cross-functional teams on six continents, handling a wide variety of unique and complex projects spanning the entire accounts receivable process, including early and late stage, as well as bankruptcy and legal processes.

Mandy’s understanding and expertise in the cash recovery space includes multiple industries such as telecommunications, finance, agriculture, water, aviation, power, retail, medical, and technology. Mandy also holds professional certifications through the International Association of Commercial Collectors and American Collectors Association, and is a national St. Joan D’Arc Award winner for her work with the United States Army Cavalry in support of the Global War on Terror.

Personally, Mandy enjoys yoga, cooking, and reading, as well as spending as much time as possible with her family in the north Georgia hills, where they make their home.

Aaron Bostick: VP of IT

Aaron Bostick has over 30 years’ experience in software development, information technology, and cyber security. Graduating with a BS in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana, Aaron consulted with VC startups and enterprises during the dot-com era before landing at D&S Global Solutions.

As Chief Analytics Officer for D&S Global Solutions, Aaron is building platforms to harness the business intelligence in today’s data explosion.

Aaron Bostick is also the founder of qmoxi.com, a next generation cloud native telephony platform for enterprises.

Cynthia Nelson: Controller

Cindy has managed the financial reporting and treasury functions for D&S since 2013. She supervises the Finance department, which has grown rapidly with D&S’s international expansion. She earned an MBA (Finance) from Boston University as well as a BA and MA in History from the University of Chicago. Her experience includes five years with the Central Intelligence Agency and over a decade of accounting for entrepreneurs. Cindy is in the process of becoming licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, having passed all sections of the CPA examination. Outside work, she volunteers as a knitter for The Linus Connection and Operation Gratitude, sings with the Round Rock (Texas) Community Choir, and loves to spend time reading a wide variety of books.

Aaron Nelson: VP of Sales

Aaron has been with D&S since our inception in 1997. He brings extensive experience in relationship management and strategic account planning.  Over his 20+ years with D&S, Aaron has played an integral role in developing and overseeing some of our most creative and successful recovery solutions.  Aaron makes it a personal priority to understand the business of our clients, and takes an active interest in our mutual success.  When he is at home in Kansas City, Kansas, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters. He also appreciates fishing, golfing, and all things Green Bay Packers.

Alberto Linhares: Executive Director: Brazil

Alberto was the first on-site representative of D&S outside United States borders. Alberto has served as Executive in many areas for D&S Brazil since 2011. As a pioneer of experimenting with D&S’ overseas growth, Alberto oversaw building the entity under Brazilian laws, contributing his knowledge and experience in sales, marketing, finance, and client services for D&S global expansion. His relationship has helped the company to build a great team of people, and a well-structured office to represent D&S in Latin America. Alberto holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, and a Master’s degree in Business. Alberto is a family man, always enjoying his free time with them at home, traveling, or at his farm. He also follows a healthy lifestyle, enjoying great food, and is always involved with sports.

Mihaela Dascalu: Regional Manager: Romania

Reveshen Govender: Managing Director: South Africa

Reveshen joined D&S Global Solutions in February 2017, and was D&S’s first South African employee. He is the Managing Director (Site Lead) over D&S’ African offices. Reveshen serves as finance, legal & statutory compliance, human resources management, and he is closely involved in sales and marketing functions.

Reveshen is a qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in Finance and Operations. He is passionate about soccer, and is an ardent fan of Newcastle United in England, and Maritzburg United in South Africa.

A favorite quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit” – Aristotle.

Kevin Davidson: National Sales Manager: South Africa

Kevin plays a strategic role in growing and developing D&S’ footprint into Africa. He joined D&S in 2017, and brings a wealth of knowledge in the credit risk arena. Kevin has a passion for building strong and mutually-beneficial relationships within our clients. Kevin is a strong sales professional, with a demonstrated history of working in the financial service industry. Kevin has been instrumental in helping the company grow since D&S opening our South African office in 2017.

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