Debt Credit Services/Collection Management Systems

The President and founder of Debt Credit Services/Collection Management Systems is Deloris C. Lewis-Morgan. Ms. Lewis has lived in the Akron area nearly all of her life. She graduated from North High School and attended The University of Akron, studying Marketing and Sales.

Her employment career began as a teller for Women's Federal Bank and The Goodyear Bank. She left banking to become a counselor for Snelling and Snelling. She then spent four years as Senior Collector for the Financial Collection Agency before opening her own agency, Debt Credit Services, in 1974. Deloris also conducts collection seminars to assist medical facilities, utility companies and other corporations in reducing receivables.

Ms. Lewis has participated in the Women's Network Mentoring Program and she has been a regular speaker/panelist at their Next Step Conference. She is an active member of the Cleveland Regional Minority Council and has served as Registration Chairperson and on the MBEIC Committee for the 1994 All Ohio Trade Fair. She was selected as one of the 1994 inductees to "The Ohio Assembly of Councils 1994 Hall of Fame." The award was established by the Minority Supplier Development Councils of Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo and recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the minority business community. The National Association of Women Business Owners, "NAWBO", in 1998, honored Ms. Lewis as one of the top ten women business owners in Northeast Ohio.

Since 1990, Ms. Lewis has been an avid "Team Walker" with the Super Cities Walk. She previously served on the Networking Committee and the PAC Committee of the Akron City Club and is Vice President of Jazz-z Travelers' Social Club. She is proud to sponsor the DCS/CMS Bowling Team and is former Vice President of the Civic Theatre Renaissance Group and a member of the Mt. Zion Church of Oakwood Village.

Accomplishments, awards and boards on which she has served include:
  • Graduate of the 2000 Minority Business Executive program at Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth - July 2000
  • Participant at the NMSDC Advanced Management Education Program at Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University - March 2000
  • Guest of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, Washington D.C. - February 2000
  • Former President of the Renaissance Support Group 1995 - 1996
  • Awarded " Business of the Year 1995" by the Small Business News Enterprise Quarterly to Debt Credit Services
  • Awarded the "Beacon Award" by the American Collectors Association for outstanding support and leadership in helping advance ACA federal legislature initiatives through the direct lobbying of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives
  • Board of Trustees: Akron Civic Theatre - 1995 - 1997
  • Board of Trustees: Akron Child Guidance Center 1995 - 1996
  • Board of Trustees: W.O.M.E.N. 1997 - 1998
  • Board of Trustees: Family Services 1997 - 1999
  • Board of Trustees: Small Business Council/Akron Regional Development Board 1996 -2000
  • Board of Trustees: AHOPES (Arlington Homes) 1997 - 1999
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