Mr. Pillow is profiled in the Who’s Who in Finance and Industry and Who’s Who in Sales and Marketing. He recently announced that he joined United Mediation Services.
"The biggest issue i managing a company's cash flow; knowing if and when you have been paid," says Pillow. "It's hard to manage the financial commitments for your business if you don't know when the money is coming in. In order to manage the cash flow, the receivables need to keep coming, even if the customers are suffering poor cash flow themselves.”
In announcing the opening of his new office at 5068 West Plano Parkway, Suite 300, Plano, Texas 75096, Mr. Pillow commented, “I am very lucky to be working with UMS, a company that I have served on their board for 10 years and with a team of certified debt mediators with years of experience.”
Mr. Pillow is a strategic and analytical leader who continually strives for improvement of business processes and people performance. He is responsible for running marketing operations in and forming joint ventures with affiliated businesses and industries in the United States, Canada, India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
With his background, Mr. Pillow thrives on being able to effectively operate in a hands-on manner. His experience has also given him the opportunity to work with both small and large companies with limited layers of support. With change management orientation, he has a proven track record of leading cultural change and identifying where a business should be positioned to create and/or enhance value for the future.
Pillow continued, “I have a reputation of really caring about my clients, my team and my results. When there is an issue, I work hard to resolve it quickly and effectively. I have an open-door policy which promotes good relationships between me and my team.”
Mr. Pillow also serves on the board of United Mediation Services, Inc. and is a member of DFW Entrepreneur Network.
Throughout his career at the senior executive level, John Pillow has been at the forefront of the industries he has served, most recently as vice president of Cyber Group an outsource engineering company with offices in Dallas and Delhi. With 20+ years experience managing sales, marketing and business development for high tech companies in the services space. He has held executive level management positions at Alliance Data Systems, Personal 911, LodgeNet and SpectraVision.
He is a Native of North Texas and has been active in the chambers of commerce of Plano, Dallas, Richardson, DeSoto, Lancaster and Garland; as well as a member of the International Legislative Task Force and Technology Business Council of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, member of Texas Apartment Association, Dallas Apartment Association and the Austin Apartment Association.
Mr. Pillow holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Texas. He studied pre-law at the University of Texas, and he completed the Master of Hotel Supply program at the Educational Institute.
Being an active and contributing member of his community is important to Mr. Pillow. He currently belongs to the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Technology Business Council Committee, the International Business Development Committee, the Government Relations Committee, and the Plano Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee.
In the past, he has served on the Texas Apartment Association of Legislative Affairs Committee as well as in the National Apartment Association, has been a representative to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), has been a member of the National Speakers Association, has served as Co-Chairman of the Cliff House (a juvenile home), has served as president of the Lions Club, and has served as vice president of both the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Jaycees. Additionally, Mr. Pillow has sat on the Board of Directors of the Central Highway Committee for Dallas County and has also been a volunteer on the Plano Suicide Hot Line.
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United Mediation Services, Inc. is an organization that was founded on the basis of providing our diverse clientele a unique and advanced service both nationally and internationally. It is an organization comprised of seasoned professional mediators specializing in the field of commercial collections with over 27 years of experience in all facets of the industry.
UMS has taken a great deal of pride in establishing a team of employees that work together to achieve our common goal of success: servicing our clients. Each team member has a certification in mediations as well as at least ten years experience in the credit collection industry. You can feel confident that the most professional and efficient "mediator," and not the typical "collector" at a collection agency are working your accounts.