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Robert J. Hanna

Robert Hanna joined Cohn & Dussi in 2020 as Director of National Sales & Marketing. In this role, Robert is responsible for business development in the areas of collections, workouts, litigation, bankruptcy recovery, replevins/collateral recovery, probate, real estate default/foreclosure, insurance subrogation and defense representation services in the business-to-business commercial and consumer markets.

He has 40 years of experience in the sales and marketing of outsourcing services to the financial services industry. Prior to joining Cohn & Dussi, he served as Director of Business Development for Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA; Vice President for Outsourcing Solutions Inc.; Senior Vice President of Providian Financial’s First Select distressed debt buying business unit and Senior Vice President at First Data Corporation’s Credit Performance Services.

Robert is a two-time conference chairperson of the National Equipment Finance Association, recipient of the Chris Walker Memorial Member of the Year Award and Chairperson of the Membership Committee. Robert was also an Advisory Board Member for Source Media as well as on the speaking faculty for Royal Media Group and the International Institute for Business Information & Growth. Prior endeavors include business and product development roles at Proteo Technology Corporation, Pilot Executive Software, MKI Financial Network, Pansophic Systems and BIS Banking Systems.

Robert holds an M.B.A. in Marketing & Finance from Rutgers Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Business Administration & Economics from Rutgers College. Additional education and training includes: Manchester Business School (U.K.), New York University, American Institute of Banking, IBM Corporation, Xerox PSS II/III and SSP, Dale Carnegie Institute and Miller Heiman Strategic Selling. His passions include exceeding client expectations and making the impossible happen.