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Karen Habschied, Director of Creditor Relations

Karen Habschied, Director of Creditor RelationsNew York, NY August 21, 2018 – Strategic Financial Solutions announced today that Karen Habschied has been named Director of Creditor Relations. Habschied will be responsible for optimizing the execution and strategic development of relationships with creditors, collection agencies, law firms, and debt buyers.

“I couldn’t be happier that Karen is joining the Strategic Family,” said Ryan Sasson, CEO.  “Given our incredible growth, Karen’s unique skill set is exactly what we need.  Her deep experience within the financial services industry will provide the perfect foundation for Karen to excel in creating the relationships that will help our clients realize even greater success.”

Habschied brings over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Strategic, Habschied served in relationship management and leadership roles with M&T Bank, First Niagara Bank, First Source, Transworld Systems, and Mercantile Adjustment.

“I have had the privilege of working with Karen at different points over the course of my career in Buffalo and couldn’t be happier that she is joining our team,” said Robert Duggan, Vice President of Negotiations.  “Karen’s ideal experience working with a broad range of financial services companies will be a significant benefit not just to Strategic, but also to the companies we do business with.”

“I am incredibly excited to join a rapidly growing organization where the core values are so aligned with how I have operated throughout my career,” said Habschied.  “I look forward to using my experience as a compliment to the company’s continued success and work with such a strong leadership team. We have very exciting times ahead of us and I am honored to be part of the Strategic Family!”

About Strategic Financial Solutions

Strategic Financial Solutions, a proudly employee-owned company, is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations.

Through its personalized, tailored approach that includes debt consolidation loans and debt resolution programs, Strategic Financial Solutions has successfully resolved more than a billion dollars in debt for over 100,000 clients.

For the last three years Strategic Financial Solutions has been ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State.  Strategic Financial Solutions was also named by Crain’s New York Business to its Fast 50 Companies list.

In addition, the company has been recognized by the Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.

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