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LexisNexis® Addresses Government Collections and Costs at Upcoming IAAO, MAILCOM and GRCA Conferences

September 6, 2012 — Sessions Including ‘Collections Hide and Seek’ and ‘How to Locate Delinquent Taxpayers’ Help Government Agencies Increase Collections and Lower Mail Costs

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced that Scott Straub, Market Planner for Government Collections, will participate as a speaker at three upcoming conferences: MAILCOM 2012, the IAAO 78th Annual Conference on Assessment Administration and the Government Revenue Collection Association (GRCA) 2012 Collector Training Conference. Mr. Straub will focus on how government agencies can lower costs associated with returned mail, increase collections of delinquent receivables by leveraging identity-based solutions to maximize active and passive debt collection.

  • WHAT: MAILCOM 2012, 19th Annual Fall Conference and Exhibition
  • WHEN: September 11, 2012
  • WHERE: Riviera Hotel and Resort 2901 Las Vegas Blvd., South Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • SESSION: Enhance Operational Efficiencies with External Databases 8:30am-9:30am: Mr. Straub will discuss how leveraging public record sources and data analytics technology can lower costs associated with returned mail.

For more information on the event, please click here.

  • WHAT: IAAO 78th Annual Conference on Assessment Administration
  • WHEN: September 12, 2012
  • WHERE: Kansas City Convention Center 301 West 13th Street Kansas City, MO 64105
  • SESSION: Using Public Records to Improve Operational Efficiencies and Effectiveness by Leveraging Data to Locate and Contact Delinquent Taxpayers and Reduce Costs Associated with Returned Mail

    1:30pm-3:00pm: Mr. Straub will discuss the three phases of collections, the costs associated with governments’ returned mail processes and real world examples of how agencies have leveraged external data sources in conjunction with internal sources to increase operational efficiencies in collections and return mail processes.

For more information on the event, please click here.

  • WHAT: GRCA 2012 Collector Training Conference
  • WHEN: September 19, 2012
  • WHERE: Double Tree San Diego Mission Valley 7450 Hazard Center Drive San Diego, CA 92108
  • SESSIONS: Collections Hide and Seek 9:30am-10:30am: Mr. Straub will participate in a panel discussing skip tracing. The panel will focus on the most effective ways to turn skips into paying accounts to include the latest tools available in the market, re-evaluating skip tracing methods and best practices for skip tracing.

    Offset Programs 1:00pm-2:00pm: Mr. Straub will participate in a panel discussing how government agencies can benefit from using external data sources to increase collections through offset programs.

For more information on the event, please click here.

Mr. Straub develops new products and identifies opportunities for existing products to increase the operating efficiencies and effectiveness in revenue discovery and revenue recovery across federal, state and local governments. Prior to joining LexisNexis, he was employed at the Financial Management Service (FMS), where he was instrumental to the implementation of industry best practices in collection processes, specifically delinquent debt owed to the federal government. Additionally, he was part of a team that drafted a feasibility study to repurpose a payment center to a debt collection center.

Members of the media interested in scheduling a briefing with Mr. Straub are invited to contact Mary Alice Johnson at (571) 323-2585, ext. 2140, or by email at

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions ( is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

Our government solutions assist law enforcement and agencies with deriving insight from complex data sets, improving operational efficiencies, making timely and informed decisions to enhance investigations, increasing program integrity, and discovering and recovering revenue.

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Mary Alice Johnson
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Phone: 571-323-2585, ext. 2140

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