Rich Alterman

With more than 33 years devoted to credit risk management in consumer lending, Rich leverages his experience to oversee GDS Link's new business development, assist in product development, provide clients with consulting support and manage the relationship with more than thirty data bureaus in the US.�Before joining GDS, Alterman was senior vice president of product management and new business development for Corelogic-Teletrack, the first CRA focused on the short term lending industry. �While there his responsibilities included spearheading product development, data enrichment and analytics, relationship retention with sister companies and third parties and consultative support.�Prior to Teletrack, Alterman was director of RSA banking and of CRM solutions for Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), where he administered the account management for three of the largest banks in the Republic of South Africa. His role included overseeing the development of an event-based consumer management platform for South Africa's largest financial institution as well as contract negotiations, customer support and dispute resolution.�Alterman's background also includes hands on risk management experience at American Express Centurion Bank, the credit card division at First National Bank of Boston and Citicorp Retail Services Inc.