Local and Regional Credit Groups

NACM Connect is one of the largest credit group service providers in the NACM system. If your company is a member of NACM Connect and your industry is not represented in our current roster, please e-mail Themis Vlahos, CCE, or call 847-483-6428. We are committed to developing new industry groups with the assistance of interested members. Local and Regional Credit Groups are located across all eight states covered by NACM Connect. Find a local credit group near you.

 

Illinois Local Credit Groups

Advertising Media Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Newspapers, outdoor advertisers, radio and TV stations
Services Provided: Roundtable Discussion
Meetings: Third Thursday of each month at member locations
Administrator: Pat Speyer, CGA, 847-483-6464
Basic Material Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Metal service and/or mill
Services Provided: Montlhy reports and monthly DSO surveys
Meetings: Fourth Thursday of each month at an announced local restaurant
Administrator: Pat Speyer, CGA, 847-483-6464
Building Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the construction and building industry
Services Provided: Monthly reports and express alerts
Meetings: Monthly
Administrator: Lillian Novak, CGA, 847-483-6478
Electrical Distributors Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Distributors of electrical products whose primary business is supplying products to contractors, construction companies & retail stores
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE, CGA, 847-483-6428
Floor Covering and Wall Tile Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers or distributors of floor and wall tile selling to dealers and/or contractors
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bi-monthly conference call meetings
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE, CGA, 847-483-6428

Institutional Credit Association

Membership Qualifications: Firms supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bi-monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Mary McCann, 847-483-6424

International Credit Professionals Group

Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any company who sells internationally.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking
Meetings: Four times per year in downtown Chicago.
Administrator: Mary McCann, 847-483-6424

Metal Distributors and Processors Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Companies with private warehouses, involved in the distribution or processing of metal
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Luncheon meetings third Tuesday of each month
Administrator: Pat Speyer, CGA, 847-483-6464

Masonry Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Distributors or suppliers selling masonry products to contractors
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Quarterly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Mary McCann, 847-483-6424 

Northern Illinois Heating & Plumbing Wholesalers
Membership Qualifications: Wholesale distributors selling contractors and industry
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts, monthly DSO
Meetings: Second Thursday of each month (luncheon meetings)
Administrator: Pat Speyer, CGA, 847-483-6464
Plumbing and Heating Credit Exchange
Membership Qualifications: Plumbing & Heating product wholesalers
Services Provided: Bi-monthly reporting
Meetings: None
Administrator: Anne Evola, CGA, 847-483-6431
SAP Users Group
Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any company who currently uses SAP or plans to install SAP in the future.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking
Meetings: Three times per year: March, July, and October
Administrator: Themis Vlahos, CCE, CGA, 847-483-6428

Indiana Local Credit Groups

Fort Wayne Building Materials Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers of building components, construction materials and related items.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone: 317-225-4281
Indiana Best Practices Group

Membership Qualifications: Any company with a credit department can join.
Services Provided: Meetings, educational speakers
Meetings: 4 luncheon meetings per year
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone: 317-225-4281

Indiana Electrical Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Must be classified as being engaged in wholesale trade-durable goods, electrical equipment systems, fixtures and materials with focus of sales to industrial or contractor fields.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone:317-225-4281
Indiana Wholesale Floor Covering Credit Group
Membership Qualifications:Manufacturers or distributors of floor and wall tile selling to dealers and/or contractors.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bimonthly Conference Calls
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone: 317-225-4281
Indianapolis Building Trade Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of building material and related items.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone: 317-225-4281
Michiana Credit Association
Membership Qualifications: Sell to customers in the manufactured housing, recreational vehicle, trailer and/or marine industries.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Mike Bowman, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2801
Plumbing & Heating Wholesalers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of plumbing, heating and AC supplies and allied products.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Kelly Hall, CGA
Phone: 317-225-4281

Michigan Local Credit Groups

Automotive Supply Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Sell products or services to the automotive industry.
Services Provided: Monthly Reports, Express Alerts
Meetings: Monthly Conference Calls
Administrator: Janet Raap, CGA
Phone: 616-257-3053

Grand Rapids Electrical/Industrial Credit Group
Membership Qualifications:Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of electrical supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Janet Raap
Phone:616-257-3053
Grand Rapids Lumber & Building Materials Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of building components, construction materials and related items purchased by lumberyards.
Services Provided: Reports Six Times per Year, Express Alerts
Meetings: Luncheon Meetings Six Times per year
Administrator: Janet Raap, CGA
Phone:616-257-3053
Michigan Electrical Supply Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Must be classified as being engaged in wholesale trade-durable goods, electrical equipment systems, fixtures and materials with focus of sales to industrial or contractor fields.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, Past Due Book, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Janet Raap, CGA
Phone: 616-257-3053

Metal Service Center Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Must operate, or control the operations of a Metal Service Center or processing facility through common ownership with the same goals and objectives.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Janet Raap, CGA
Phone: 616-257-3053

West Michigan Heating Wholesalers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of heating supplies and allied products.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Janet Raap, CGA
Phone: 616-257-3053

Missouri Local Credit Groups

Caterpillar Dealers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Must be an authorized Caterpillar dealer.
Services Provided: Reporting 3 times per year, express alerts
Meetings: 3 times per year
Administrator:Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803
Electrical Distributors Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Distributors of electrical products whose primary business is supplying products to contractors, construction companies & retail stores.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803
Kansas City Building Materials Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the construction and building industry.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA, 314-677-2803
Phone: 314-677-2803

Mid Missouri Construction Industry Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Companies who supply construction supplies in the mid-Missouri region.
Services Provided: Quarterly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Quarterly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803
Midwest Regional Agricultural Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Companies that sell Agricultural supplies.
Services Provided: Reporting 3 times per year, express alerts
Meetings: 3 times per year
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803
Midwest Regional Food & Beverage Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Firms supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly breakfast meetings
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803
Refrigeration & Warm/Cool Air Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesale distributors of refrigeration and heating products and supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Rochelle Wilson, CGA
Phone: 314-677-2803

Nebraska Local Credit Groups

Nebraska Builders & Industrial Suppliers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Midwestern companies whose primary business is supplying building materials or providing a service to builders.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly conference calls, Quarterly meetings in person.
Administrator: Frank Schetski, CGA
Phone: 414-232-4565

Ohio Local Credit Groups

Cincinnati Construction Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of construction materials, equipment and related items or financial institution for the construction industry.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Paula Slyder, CGA
Phone:937-401-2710
Cincinnati/Dayton Wholesale Electric Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Must be classified as being engaged in wholesale trade durable goods, electrical equipment systems, fixturesmatrials with focus of sales to industrial or contractor fields.
Services Provided: Monthly Reports, Express Alerts
Meetings: Monthly Luncheon Meetings
Administrator: Paula Slyder, CGA
Phone: 937-401-2710
Cleveland/Akron/Canton Food Suppliers Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Firms supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Jim Hugo, CGA
Phone:440-871-7878
Columbus Wholesale Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and importers of electrical supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Paula Slyder, CGA
Phone:937-401-2710
Cleveland Foreign Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any company who sells internationally.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking
Meetings: Monthly meetings
Administrator: Jim Hugo, CGA
Phone: 440-871-7878

Pennsylvania Local Credit Groups

Building Trades Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry
Services Provided: Monthly reports
Meetings: Monthly 
Administrator: Donna Eiben
Phone: 412-344-1400 x312 

Construction Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the construction industry
Services Provided: Monthly Reports
Meetings: Monthly 
Administrator: Nick Donato
Phone: 412-344-1400 x309 

Electrical Suppliers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Distributors of electrical products whose primary business is supplying products to contractors, construction companies & retail stores
Services Provided: Monthly reports
Meetings: Monthly 
Administrator: Donna Eiben
Phone: 412-344-1400 x312

Food Suppliers Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Firms supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies
Services Provided: Monthly reports
Meetings: Monthly 
Administrator: Nick Donato
Phone: 412-344-1400 x309

Plumbing & Heating Credit Group

Membership Qualifications: Manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers of plumbing, heating and AC supplies
Services Provided: Monthly reports
Meetings: Monthly 
Administrator: Nick Donato
Phone: 412-344-1400 x309

Upstate New York Local Credit Groups

Albany Building Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry in the Albany area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bi-Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Albany Food & Beverage Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Companies supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies in the Albany area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bi-Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Benchmarking Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Non-industry specific group focusing on best practices for Credit Managers.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking.
Meetings: Luncheon meetings 4 times per year.
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Buffalo Building Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry in the Albany area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Buffalo Construction Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the construction and heavy equipment industry in the Buffalo area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Buffalo Plumbing & Electric Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesale distributors of plumbing and electrical products and supplies.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Central NY Building Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry in the Syracuse area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Erie Building Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry in the Erie, PA area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Bimonthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
International Benchmarking Group
Membership Qualifications: Membership is open to any company who sells internationally.
Services Provided: Educational programs, information exchange and networking
Meetings: Luncheon meetings 4 times per year.
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Rochester Plumbing & HVAC Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesale distributors of plumbing and heating/air conditioning products and supplies in the Rochester area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Rochester Building Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Wholesalers to the building industry in the Rochester area.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200
Western NY Food & Beverage Supply Credit Group
Membership Qualifications: Companies supplying restaurants and hotels with food products and supplies in Buffalo and Rochester.
Services Provided: Monthly reports, express alerts
Meetings: Monthly luncheon meetings
Administrator: Todd Fierstein, CGA
Phone: 716-839-1200

Wisconsin Local Credit Groups

Wisconsin Best Practices Group

Membership Qualifications: Any company with a credit department can join.
Services Provided: Meetings, educational speakers
Meetings: 4 luncheon meetings per year
Administrator: Frank Schetski, CGA
Phone: 414-232-4565