William R. Bartmann was the founder and CEO of CFS2, Inc, a consumer financial recovery company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and earlier the founder and CEO of Commercial Financial Services Inc., the nation’s biggest debt collection company for a time during its operations from 1986 to 1999
Entrepreneur, author, founder and former CEO of the debt-collection firm Commercial Financial Services (CFS)
Bill Bartmann went from bankrupt-to-billionaire by revolutionizing the collection industry in America. Today, as CEO of Tulsa based debt resolution firm Bill Bartmann Enterprises, he partners with entrepreneurs & investors to profit by resolving debts of delinquent borrowers -- details can be found in this free video -- www.billsoffer.com/video.
In 1998, Bartmann, a one-time billionaire, was forced to shut down CFS and file for bankruptcy. He and his business partner, Jay Jones, were charged with accounting fraud and conspiracy for allegedly inflating sales reports to ratings agencies. “We were doing so well, and then one afternoon it was all over,” Bartmann told Kiplinger. Jones was convicted; Bartmann was cleared of any wrongdoing.
Born: 1949, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Past Away: 29 November 2016
Education: Drake University
Wrote books about his lessons learned.
After his acquittal in 2003, he slowly started to piece his life back together. In 2005, he wrote his first book, “Billionaire Secrets to Success.” Bartmann followed up with “Bailout Riches” in 2009, which became a bestseller on Amazon. In July 2010, he returned to the debt-collection business and launched a new version of his former company, calling it CFS II.