John Fisher joined MMI in December, 2012, having formerly served as President and CEO of Take Charge America, a national nonprofit credit counseling agency. As SVP, Executive Leader of Industry Relations, he supports teams focused on building and maintaining relationships with partner organizations. These collaborations help MMI expand its reach, connecting MMI’s life-changing services to consumers who may not otherwise be aware of these nonprofit solutions.
In addition to serving as a driving force in MMI’s association and government relationships, John helps lead MMI’s role in building out new consumer solutions and the wider participation in those solutions by national creditors and other counseling agencies. He also explores opportunities in markets where consumers struggle repaying their obligations and would benefit from MMI’s counseling and solutions.
Prior to entering the nonprofit space, John had a long and successful career in lending and leasing, with leadership positions at LaSalle Bank and AT&T Capital, among others. John is a proud graduate of the University of Illinois and received his MBA from the University of Chicago.
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The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. Their mission is to partner with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®), founded in 1951, is the nation’s largest and longest-serving nonprofit financial counseling organization. The NFCC’s mission is to promote the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and build capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services.