DiRecManagement, Inc. is a single-location, 3rd-party collection agency based in Mobile, Alabama. While many of our clients are located on the Gulf Coast, DiRecManagement, Inc. serves businesses nationwide. To meet our client’s needs we are committed to meeting the requisite state and federal requirements to handle collection accounts in any of the 50 states. DiRecManagement, Inc. handles traditional 3rd-party collections, including medical, non-medical and purchased debt clients, as well as non-traditional collection matters, such as early-out programs, fraud reconciliation campaigns, and contract telephone collections.
Our directive is to creatively collect the largest amount of money in the shortest amount of time for our clients using all legal and ethical methods.
DiRecManagement, Inc. began serving clients on April 1, 1997, as Diversified Receivables Management, Inc. founded to provide businesses with specialized collection services to increase their bottom line. In 2001, Diversified became DiRecManagement, Inc.
Meet the Team
The Management Team of DiRecManagement, Inc., has over 150 years of combined 3rd-party collection experience. Each member of the team is committed to providing highly professional, creative and educated service to bring you the best possible resolution. While our experience speaks volumes, team members complete continuing education programs, including ACA International courses, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and HIPAA training, to constantly advance our services and give you confidence in our collection practices.
Stephen B. Ryan
Stephen Ryan has served as DiRecManagement’s President since 2018. Prior to assuming that role he was the Vice President and Director of Collection Operations since the founding of the company in 1997. Mr. Ryan is an alumnus of the University of South Alabama and graduate of 20th Century Business College. His extensive experience in general collections began in 1980 as the branch manager of a finance company, where he was responsible for all facets of branch operations. His third-party collection experience began in 1987, where he was a Collection Manager of a collections law firm for ten years. He is also a current member and former president of the West Mobile Rotary Club, where he is heavily involved in community service.
Mr. Steadham began his career with DiRecManagement while in college at the University of South Alabama in 2002. Since then he has served as: Medical Collector (2002-2004), Retail Collector (2004-2009), Small Balance Collection Manager (2009-2011), Director of Medical Collections (2011-2018), and currently serves as Vice President. Mr. Steadham is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and is an ACA International Certified Professional Telephone Collector.
Jean B. Hurd
Director of Client Services
Employed in the field of collections since 1973, Mrs. Hurd, Director of Client Services, has over 40 years of experience in medical collections, Medicare, Medicaid, Workman’s Compensation, commercial insurance and private pay collections. After attending Springhill College, Mrs. Hurd was employed as a collector and manager with a large, Alabama-headquartered medical collections agency from 1973 – 1995. She later worked as the Credit Manager at Sodexho Marriott and as Vice President and partner of Care Professional Services, working on site at USA Medical Center. Just prior to joining the DiRecManagement team, Mrs. Hurd was employed by Southern Credit and Collection Services. A member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Mrs. Hurd is a welcome addition to our organization.
William Joey Jordan
Joey Jordan has served as DiRecManagement’s Administrative Director since January of 2016. He has been with the company since 2000, starting as a part time collector, and worked in different roles throughout the office, from skiptracing, to assistant bookkeeper, to bookkeeper. He also serves as DiRecManagement’s in house IT support.
Barre C. Dumas received his J.D. Degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in 1980. He has been in the private practice of law for 40 years concentrating much of his practice in the area of creditor’s rights. He has provided advise and services to banks, credit unions, collection agencies and medical providers his entire career. In 2018 Mr. Dumas became general counsel to DiRecManagement, Inc. He oversees the company’s legal department and pursues client’s claims in state courts and U.S. Bankruptcy courts. He also advises the company on matters of compliance.
Mr. Dumas is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Mobile County Bar Association and the Baldwin County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all Alabama state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, the U.S. Bankruptcy courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama, and the United States Supreme Court.
Nathan worked for DiRecManagement through high school and while pursuing his business degree from the University of South Alabama. After he graduated in 2009, he left for the corporate world and gained valuable experience in analysis, implementation, customer service, and client relations. He rejoined the DiRecManagement team in 2019.
DiRecManagement, Inc. is a debt collector as defined by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.