A Critical Resource For Attorneys Who Represent Creditors
2020-2021 Officers & Directors
The NCCBA Board of Directors includes the President, President Elect/Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and four additional Practice Group Members. A Practice Group Member is an attorney who focuses his or her practice in the area of Commercial Litigation, Consumer Litigation, Bankruptcy and/or Foreclosure.
The NCCBA Board of Directors is composed of the following individuals:
Kristen Redman – President
Kristen is an attorney at Tuggle Duggins P.A. in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her practice focuses on helping creditor clients preserve their rights, including bankruptcy litigation, state collection disputes and post judgment enforcement. She represents clients in both the bankruptcy courts and state courts throughout the State of North Carolina to ensure optimum results in seeking satisfaction of outstanding debts. Kristen represents creditors in consumer and commercial collections and replevin actions. Prior to entering the legal profession, Kristen worked in the banking industry for eight years.
Hannah Kays – VP/President Elect
Hannah is an attorney at Nelson Mullins in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law and obtained her L.L.M. degree in International Business Law from Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Hannah’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and business torts with a focus on creditors’ rights and insolvency litigation, consumer financial services litigation, judgment enforcement, and construction law. She provides her clients with statewide representation in both North and South Carolina.
Richard Prosser – Secretary
Jerry Myers – Treasurer
Jerry represents clients in the credit and collections industry in a variety of settings including litigation, regulatory compliance and licensing matters, and general business representation. He has practiced in the creditors’ rights field for more than 30 years and has written and lectured extensively on debt collection and judgment enforcement.
William F. Hill – Director / Consumer
Rob Mays – Director / Bankruptcy
In addition to his private practice, Rob serves as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina. He also serves on the Bankruptcy Council of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Jeff Bunda – Director / Foreclosure
Jeff Bunda is a civil litigator focusing on creditor’s rights and real property litigation. Jeff practices with the Hutchens Law Firm’s litigation team, out of Charlotte, and focuses on contested foreclosures, title curative litigation, and consumer protection defense. He has become a fixture of North Carolina’s default servicing practice, and his experience is sought by both national clients and local practitioners. Jeff routinely conducts seminars on creditor’s rights litigation and has been published in several industry publications. Jeff has also advocated for his clients before legislative and regulatory bodies.
Aaron Bailey – Director / Commercial Litigation
Aaron serves as the Commercial Litigation chair on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Creditors Rights Bar Association, and organization which he has also served as President, Treasurer and Membership Chair. He is one of only five attorneys licensed in North Carolina who is board certified as a Creditors’ Rights Law specialist by the American Board of Certification. His familiarity with accidents, enforcement of contracts, litigation, disputes, liens, insurance, and recovery issues can yield creative, effective, and efficient solutions to complex recovery or dispute scenarios. Aaron also has substantial experience in risk management and litigation for professional engineering and construction clients, including those focused in the cellular telecommunications industry. Aaron has significant experience with subrogation and accident cases. Aaron also is experienced in handling property tax assessment disputes before the North Carolina State Property Tax Commission. He has tried several matters before the full commission to successful completion.