A Critical Resource For Attorneys Who Represent Creditors
2021-2022 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:
Hannah Kays – President
Danny Brader – VP/President Elect
Danny Brader has been an attorney with Ward and Smith, P.A. since 2019, where he practices out of its Raleigh office. His practice largely focuses on representing commercial clients in bankruptcies and in state court debt collection actions. Danny is a native of Raleigh and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
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 / Bankruptcy
Andrew Hoke – Director / Consumer
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.