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Jacob Corlyon

Co Founder and CEOCCMR3

Syracuse, NY

Member Since March 2023


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Jacob Corlyon is a co-founder and CEO of CCMR3, a leading provider of accounts receivable and collection services. He focuses on building a high-performance culture, mentoring his executive and leadership teams, and executing the overall strategic plan for the organization. Jacob shows his commitment to his people-first philosophy by advocating and educating consumers on financial literacy issues and what to do when being contacted by a debt collector. His goal is to change the negative stigma of this integral industry to our global economy through his advocacy and educational efforts. Jacob’s expertise and unique views on empathetic collections and consumer advocacy have led to features in outlets such CNBC, Bloomberg Law, Receivables Advisor Magazine, and InsideARM amongst others. Jacob currently serves on the board of directors for ACA International and the New York State Collectors Association. He served as president of the New York State Collectors Association from 2018 through 2021 and was a 2019 Syracuse 40 Under Forty honoree. His deep industry experience is underscored by his extensive knowledge of consumer, commercial, and healthcare collections. Prior to starting CCMR3, he honed his skill set in the collections and legal departments at BHG Financial, LLC. Jacob is a Professional Collection Specialist, Credit and Collection Compliance Professional, Certified Receivables Compliance Professional and received the Scholar designation from ACA International. Jacob studied at Le Moyne College, Bryant and Stratton College and SUNY Oswego, and currently resides in the suburbs of Syracuse, NY with his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling, golfing, and sport shooting.

Published content

11 ways to boost your leadership EQ and gain employees' respect

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Apply these emotional intelligence strategies to improve your department and company work culture. According to a survey published by Statista Research Department, 52 percent of organizations have employed senior leaders based on their emotional intelligence (EQ) skills. The ability to gain the loyalty of the team you are trying to lead successfully often relies on your willingness to actively listen to the concerns and aspirations of your employees. It's only then that you'll be able to access your staff's support and strengthen the type of team morale that can move companies forward. To provide some practical examples of what this type of leadership approach looks like, experts from Fast Company Executive Board explain how elevating their EQ has helped them to enhance their team relationships for the better and made them more approachable and trustworthy—a leader that their direct reports can trust.

20 tips for business leaders trying to attract their target audience

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Industry experts share top tips to make your mark in business and continue to move ahead. When your brand is competing in a saturated market, it's important to figure out how to stand out from other businesses. But it's not about being the loudest voice online or placing out-of-home advertisements. Standing out is most effective when leaders do their research to understand who they are talking to and what will resonate with their audience. Below, 20 Fast Company Executive Board members each provide one successful tactic for reaching the right audience and staying visible in a crowded market without being spammy or offensively persistent.

13 ways small businesses can work smarter to build brand loyalty

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Smaller brands have more leverage than they realize. It's time to tap into it. It may seem like an uphill battle when you are just starting out in business, underfunded and/or understaffed. But the good news is that, as a small business, your company doesn't have to feel pressured to keep up with the big guys in the market. Instead, reflect on the benefits of your company's flexibility to cultivate a more meaningful niche that will meet the needs of consumers who are being overlooked in the industry you intend to serve. Here, experts from Fast Company Executive Board weigh in on the various ways that smaller businesses can still compete against big ones without having a mega-corporate budget.

Company details


Company bio

At CCMR3, we offer technology-driven revenue recovery solutions, debt purchasing, and litigation services designed to meet the unique needs of your organization. With a focus on empathy, compliance, and excellence, we strive to provide the best possible results for our clients. Our team of IACC/ACA-certified collectors leverage advanced analytics and machine learning to deliver results that protect brands and improve your bottom-line. Our service-first approach means that we put our clients' needs first and work tirelessly to help them succeed.

Company size

51 - 200