Ontario Systems, a Muncie, Ind.-based receivables management technology and services firm, has announced that Rozanne Andersen, the company's chief compliance officer, is named as a nominee on the 2015 Shortlist for the Women in Compliance Awards.
A ceremony, taking place March 19 in London, will celebrate the achievements made by female compliance professionals and the role diversity plays in the industrys success. Some of the other nominees include representatives from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Royal Bank of Scotland, Google, Intel, Shell and Hewlett-Packard.
Andersen is nominated for both a Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to the Compliance Industry and Chief Compliance Officer of the Year. A panel of 24 judges will reflect on the former Association of Credit and Collection Professionals CEOs 25-plus year career practicing law and advocating on behalf of the worlds foremost financial services operations.
"Rozanne's incredible impact in the industry, within our client base, and within our walls emanates from her deep command of compliance and regulatory issues, and a broad understanding of both our industry, and our clients," said Ontario Systems CEO Ron Fauquher. "She's an empathetic, helpful coach and counselor, and deep care for her co-workers, partners, and customers well-being has amplified her voice, respected uniformly by executives and regulators alike. These results speak for themselves.
Andersen was twice named one of the top achievers in the collection industry by Collections & Credit Risk for her role in helping shape the industry's legislative priorities, traveling often to the U.S. capital and meeting frequently with both federal and state lawmakers.
Nominees for the 2015 compliance awards will gather at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge, England for the second annual event. It is the compliance industry's only awards recognizing success from female professionals. Attendees can secure a table to attend the ceremony online at womenincomplianceawards.com.
"It has been my honor and pleasure to serve the members of the credit and collection industry as their lawyer, advocate and friend," said Andersen. "Being nominated and considered for these prestigious awards is for me, a win unto itself and recognition of the stream of outstanding professionals with whom I have worked and collaborated throughout my career."