Brandon Black retired as the chief executive officer and director of Encore Capital Group in 2013. Encore Capital Group, Inc. is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P Small Cap 600, and the Wilshire 4500. For the period between 2004 and 2013, Encore’s cash revenues grew over 400% from $235 million to $948 million and earnings increased 300% from $0.99 EPS to $3.04 EPS.

Currently, Mr. Black is a founding partner of ALTernate Thinking, LLC, an organization that provides consulting services to nonprofit and for-profit organizations; specializing in leadership development, operational readiness, conflict management, and strategic planning.

From March 1998 until joining the Company, Mr. Black was the Senior Vice President of Operations for West Capital Financial Services Corp. Prior to joining West Capital, Mr. Black  worked for Capital One Financial Corporation.

Mr. Black earned a MBA from the University of Richmond and a bachelor’s of business administration degree from The College of William and Mary. Currently, Mr. Black is the President of the board for Country Montessori School and is a member of the board for the New Children’s Museum.