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Snyder makes appointments, reappointment to Collection Practices Board

Friday, July 12, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Rackeline Hoff, of Birmingham, and Thomas Matonican, of Midland, and the reappointment of Thomas Oldani, of Ann Arbor, to the Michigan Collection Practices Board.

The nine-member board licenses and regulates collection agencies operating in Michigan.

"These appointees bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board and I appreciate their willingness to serve," Snyder said.

Hoff is a Birmingham city commissioner, where she has served since 2001. She also served as the mayor of Birmingham in 2005 and 2010. Since 1992, she has worked as a mediator in Oakland County district courts and through the Oakland Mediation Center. Hoff also served three years as interim director of marketing and public affairs at the University of Detroit Mercy. Her other experience includes work as external affairs manager for AT&T Wireless Services, and has been a consultant. Hoff earned a bachelor's degree in advertising from Michigan State University. She will represent the general public and replaces Matthew Cornish.

Matonican is president and CEO of CMB Services Inc., a full-service collection agency. Previously, Matonican was director of finance with the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce and a public accountant with Burnside & Lang, P.C. He serves as the treasurer for the Safe and Sound Child Advocacy Center, is past president for the Commerce Center Management Corp., treasurer for the Michigan Association of Collection Agencies and serves on the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Michigan State University. Matonican will represent professionals and replaces James Hoppin.

Oldani is the vice president of Ann Arbor Credit Bureau Inc, where has worked for more than 20 years. He is past president of the Michigan Association of Collection Agencies and is the 2003 recipient of the association's Annual Presidents Award. He holds a bachelor's degree in general studies from the University of Michigan and is a graduate of the Midwestern Management Institute at Indiana University. Oldani also holds a Credit and Collection Compliance Officer designation through ACA International. Oldani will continue to represent professionals.

Appointees will serve four-year terms expiring June 30, 2017, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.