Debt Relief Industry Awards

The debt relief industry is constantly evolving to meet current regulations and to keep up with changing consumer needs. Much of this work is done by companies and individuals who are committed to delivering innovative and exceptional service that propels the industry forward and in a positive manner.


We’d like to celebrate the six entities who were recognized at our EDGE 2023 conference for having delivered outstanding contributions to his/her company and the debt relief industry as a whole in 2022. Thank you for your hard work and commitment!

Debt Relief Advocate of the Year

This executive leader embodies the true spirit of the debt relief industry, evidenced by excellence in both internal and external execution while focused on the best possible outcomes for consumers.

Corey Butcher, Financial Freedom Group

Woman with an Edge

This award seeks to recognize a female executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, integrity, performance and a commitment to innovating on the leading edge of the debt relief industry.

Teresa Dodson, Greenbacks Consulting

Emerging Company of the Year

Help us recognize the company that has demonstrated the greatest potential to grow, drive change and ultimately deliver positive impacts on the future of the debt relief industry and the consumers it serves.

Best In Service Award

This award is presented to the B2B service provider that has demonstrated expertise, unique value, strong ROI and a lasting commitment to clients, underscoring the overall mission of the industry.

Allison Filenko, Global Holdings

Under 40 Leadership Award

This individual exemplifies outstanding leadership, integrity, performance and an inclusive team approach used to produce positive outcomes within his/her company and promote advancement of the industry.

Jonathan Yong, Guardian Litigation Group

CDRI Executive Director’s Volunteer Leadership Award

CDRI’s success hinges member engagement in partnership with association leadership. Presented by the CDRI CEO, this award recognizes a member for their volunteer efforts and commitment to industry excellence.

Jennifer Moore, FORTH