Dean Kaplan is President of The Kaplan Group, a commercial collection agency and consulting firm. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a 30-year career as a CFO, consultant, entrepreneur, and negotiator. He has closed over $500 million in M&A transactions while traveling to over 40 countries. He is the author of numerous books and articles for credit professionals, including The Credit Application Handbook, Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis, and Business Credit Reports Survey. He is a frequent speaker at credit industry events. Dean loves to negotiate and help people. In his spare time, you will find him hiking to the top of a mountain, snowboarding down the slopes, surfing off the California beaches or scuba diving in a tropical destination.
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