Leadership

The dynamic team at Security Credit Services has been building relationships and trust for 13 years. The innovative team is among the top tier of distressed asset buyers and managing companies in the country.

Team Members

Kaye M. Dreifuerst

President 

Kaye M. Dreifuerst joined Security Credit Services (SCS) in 2005 as Chief Acquisition Officer.  She was promoted and named President in early 2014. Prior to joining SCS, Kaye was Vice President of Collections and Recovery at US Bank based in Minneapolis where she had P&L responsibilities as well. While at US Bank she was recognized as having “Best Leadership Practices”  one of the more highly coveted awards given by this organization. She is an industry veteran with over 20 years experience in the collection and debt purchasing industry. She has been responsible for the successful management of over $10 billion in consumer and commercial receivables. Kaye was voted onto the Board of Directors for RMAi in 2008, an organization that plays an important role in providing leadership and guidance for the debt buying industry. She served as President for the RMAi and is still very involved with legislation meetings which help guide the industry.

Brett Soldevila

Chief Compliance Officer

Brett A. Soldevila joined EquiPro in 2012 as Chief Compliance Officer. His responsibilities include ensuring the company complies with regulatory requirements and internal policy and overseeing all audit and investor related functions. Brett is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Receivables Compliance Professional. He currently serves as a Board Director for the RMAi, and formerly served as Chair of the RMAi Certification Council and Standards Committee.

Prior to joining EquiPro, Brett was employed by The ServiceMaster Company, a private equity owned, global consumer and commercial services company, where he served in the Internal Audit department. Before joining The ServiceMaster Company, Brett was employed with Deloitte & Touche, where he served in the Audit & Enterprise Risk Services department and worked with clients in a variety of industries.

Amy Smith

Support Services Manager

Amy joined Equipro in February 2020 as a Support Services Representative where she effectively on-boarded new partners and provided support to our networks and or partners.  She now oversees the Client Services department which is responsible for Consumer Disputes, Credit Bureau Reporting, Media, and all Documentation Processes among other things.  Prior to joining Equipro, Amy worked in Accounting for TCV Management Services and Carothers Construction handling Accounts Payable, Payroll as well as many other administrative duties. Prior to joining TCV she was a supervisor at a collection agency for the better part of a decade where she collected on such things as delinquent taxes for the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

Kimberly Robinson

Senior Data Analyst

Kimberly joined SCS in 2017 as an outsource agency management representative and joined the Holding company in 2013 where she worked for Security Card Services as a Support representative for Merchant Services. Fast forward to today as our Senior Data Analyst where she handles the management of Security Credit’s operating systems which include Artiva, Docuware and SQL data base. Kimberly identifies, develops and implements projects and initiatives to maintain growing inventory of charged off debt; Oversees account documentation identification and distribution site maintenance; Produces and retains reports linked with inventory.

T. K. Kimmel

Executive Vice President

Thomas K. Kimmel, III (“T.K.”) has been in the credit and collection industry for more than 20 years. Over this period of time, T.K. has been responsible for the placement, sale and resolution of more than $9 billion in outstanding receivables.  T.K joined the Security Credit Services team in 2010.  T.K. has been recognized and awarded as a top revenue generator by numerous issuers and investment firms  including one of the top 25 largest banks in the world. His experience translates to all verticals of our industry including banking and retail, commercial, healthcare, student loan, fintech, and telecommunication. It is this experience that has supported his ability to be open minded and creative, all in an effort to get a deal done that works for both sides.

Jessica Marquis

Senior Outsource Manager

Jessica joined the Security Credit Services team in 2012 and has over a decade of experience working in the financial services industry. Jessica currently serves as the Senior Outsource Manager of Litigation for Security Credit Services, LLC. Her responsibilities include overseeing the Litigation Network of Attorneys as well as managing Security Credit’s state licensing and registration for all fifty states. Previously, she successfully held the role of Support Services Manager as well as a role in Merchant Services for Security Credit. Prior to Jessica joining Security Credit, she served as a Customer Service Manager for Security Check, LLC and as an Admissions Specialist with the University of Mississippi. She determined admission eligibility for prospective students while interpreting and applying appropriate Federal, State, University, and NCAA rules and regulations. She was recognized and awarded by the Chancellor of the University for her distinguished service, loyalty, and dedication.

Darren Price 

Vice President of Outsource

Darren Price has over 20 years’ experience in the banking and financial services industries. He joined Security Credit Services in 2010 and excels in managing the collection agencies and law firms which work the purchased delinquent receivables. Darren’s industry experience and ability to multitask allow him to effectively manage a variety of third parties ranging from full service to niche specialization. Darren’s previous work includes post charge off recovery for Chase Card Services, a division of JP Morgan Chase, which give him experience managing the sale and arbitration process as well as the outsourcing network.

Jim Matthews

Manager – Business Development

Jim joined Equipro Investments at the start of 2021 as the Manager of Business Development. Jim has spent nearly a decade in business development across multiple financial sectors and has a proven track record of locating new opportunities as well as meeting and exceeding client servicing expectations. Prior to joining Equipro, Jim worked in the commercial insurance industry addressing the risk management needs of large organizations with a focus on comprehensive insurance products, captive programs, and claims mitigation. Jim is responsible for generating new client opportunities for Equipro by establishing relationships with different entities across the country. Jim’s ability to identify the clients’ needs in a quick and efficient manner makes him an invaluable team member. Jim holds a BBA in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Mississippi.