MicroBilt, the single source and industry leader for risk management information, today announced the appointment of Oscar Marquis to their Board of Directors. Marquis joins MicroBilt as an expert on privacy and fair information practices. He has helped in the development of company policies governing the use and distribution of public and non-public data and the use of customer information.
Marquis has participated on behalf of clients with self regulatory organizations, has represented information services companies and users of consumer information before various regulatory agencies, has participated in state and federal hearings on privacy topics, and has been instrumental in the development and implementation of procedures for compliance with laws such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley financial privacy regulations, the EU Data Protection Directive, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. He served as General Counsel of Trans Union LLC, for over 15 years and was on the company's executive council. He was one of ten people appointed to three-year terms on the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council in 2001. Mr. Marquis also served on the Board of Directors of the Credit Industry Research Council.
Marquis is a frequent speaker on privacy, credit reporting and other information management topics. He has testified before Congress and the legislatures of many states on privacy and credit reporting issues, and he has appeared on CNN and Nightline.
"Oscar Marquis brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to our company and will be an asset to our board," said Walter Wojciechowski, Chairman, CEO and President of MicroBilt. "We are fortunate to have such a high caliber veteran serving the compliance and legal aspects of our company."
Commenting on the appointment to MicroBilt's board, Oscar Marquis said "I look forward to being a part of MicroBilt's future growth and hope to offer strategic guidance and consultation on the issues related to compliance, regulation and use of consumer information."
Marquis is a partner at Oldaker, Biden & Belair, LLP law firm (www.obblaw.com
) and also serves as partner with MicroBilt through their joint venture, ComplyTraq, LLC (www.complytraq.com
MicroBilt is the industry leader in risk management information and single source provider for credit bureau, collections and screening data access and retrieval. MicroBilt is certified through and provides interfaces with the three consumer bureaus, Equifax (NYSE: EFX), Experian (London Stock Exchange: EXPN) and Trans Union and three commercial bureaus, D&B, Experian and Equifax Business as well as LexisNexis, eFunds Corporation (NYSE: EFD) and ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS). This data access is available via the Internet at creditcommander.microbilt.com
, a system's integration tool kit, dedicated terminals and dial-up software.
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. Telephone: 1-800-884-4747.