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Bridgeforce Experts Led Sessions at the 2017 Small Business Financial Exchange (SBFE) Annual Meeting

Matt Scarborough, CEO and Michelle Macartney, Managing Director of Bridgeforce, spoke on industry advancements and credit reporting at the 2017 SBFE Annual Member Meeting in March, held in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chadds Ford, PA, April 15, 2017 – Bridgeforce LLC, a specialized multi-national consulting firm, presented on at the Small Business Financial Exchange (SBFE) Annual Member Meeting on March 7–9, 2017. SFBE’s annual meeting hosted 100 attendees made up of members who are small business lending executives and industry experts. The Meeting featured the latest issues, trends and innovation through industry round tables and breakout sessions.

Bridgeforce’s Matt Scarborough, CEO, lead a panel of small business lending and risk management executives about current and emerging business challenges and the steps they’ve taken to lay the groundwork and advance in 2017.

Michelle Macartney, Managing Director, along with Michael Stevens, Director of Data Management, SBFE, held a session titled, “Finding the Groove: Building an Airtight Data Governance Approach Within the Credit Report Cycle.”

In the session, Michelle and Michael discussed industry best practices and solutions for a quality data validation program. They outlined how to approach data validation controls through necessary core activities within the credit reporting cycle while considering regulatory requirements.

About SBFE

The Small Business Financial Exchange is a Member-owned, not-for-profit trade association that reports and maintains both financial information regarding small businesses. For more information on SBFE, please go to their website

About Bridgeforce

Bridgeforce is a specialized multi-national consulting firm serving a variety of clients involved in all aspects of the consumer and small business lending and payments space. Over 75 percent of Bridgeforce consultants come directly from client-side leadership positions across multiple parts of the credit lifecycle. Combined with subject matter expertise in operations, technology, strategy and regulatory issues, Bridgeforce has the knowledge and experience to make the hard choices in developing and implementing best-fit solutions that are both achievable and lower the risks of execution to ensure sustainability. Bridgeforce success can be attributed to a culture fostering innovation and evolving experienced-based best practices recognized within the industry.