Longtime JDR Solutions customer service specialist retires

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 18, 2018) — After thousands of customer service interactions and written notifications, a JDR Solutions employee is writing the final chapter in his lengthy career.

Dan Dorsey

Dan Dorsey, a customer service and collections specialist, will retire at month’s end, following 17 years of service with JDR. Dorsey started at JDR in January 2002, two months after the company was founded.

 “Dan is one of our longest-tenured employees. He’s seen JDR grow from a handful of employees with only a few clients, to one with 35 employees and more than 30 clients,” said John Schaffner, JDR president. “His commitment and hard work has been instrumental in JDR becoming the foremost service provider within the equipment leasing industry.”

Dorsey handles a variety of tasks, including collections, UCC filings, sales and user tax returns and written communications to end-users and customers in support of JDR clients. Before joining JDR, Dorsey served 32 years in auditing, credit, collections, customer service, training and market research positions at banks and finance companies in the Indianapolis area. He also was a licensed high school basketball and football official.

Dorsey received a bachelor’s degree in economics and management from the University of Dayton in 1970.

“I appreciate the opportunities provided to me by JDR Solutions, and am confident of its continued success in the future,” Dorsey said.

JDR Solutions offers front end and back office portfolio and database management services and consulting, software as a service and custom web portal design and development. Its customers include banks, manufacturer captives and independent finance companies in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

Williams elected to trade association steering committee

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 2, 2018) — Douglas R. Williams, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of JDR Solutions Inc., has been elected to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Business Council Steering Committee.

Doug Williams

Williams will serve a two-year term on the council’s service providers subcommittee, which represents companies like JDR Solutions that provide support services to equipment finance firms.

“I’m honored to have been selected by my peers to serve on the steering committee,” Williams said. “The committee plays an important advisory role to the ELFA.”  

The ELFA is the leading trade association representing companies in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Its nearly 600 members include independent and captive leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers, investment banks and vendors.

Williams and three others founded JDR in 2001. He leads a staff of database administrators and IT professionals, and is responsible for JDR’s technology maintenance and data security. Williams has created IT infrastructure, e-commerce websites and international application service provider solutions. He studied agricultural business and music at Vincennes University.

JDR Solutions offers services ranging from lease portfolio management and database administration to hosting, software and custom web portal development, among others. It employs 35 full- and part-time contract workers at its Indianapolis headquarters, Toronto, Ontario, field office and Minnesota, Montana and Ohio. JDR’s clients include banks, manufacturer captives and independent financial institutions, representing more than $8.2 billion under management.


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