MACON, Ga., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrick Boisclair, former president and CEO of Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Middle Georgia, Inc., recently announced his retirement from GreenPath, Inc., a nationwide, non-profit consumer credit counseling organization.
Boisclair, GreenPath's community engagement manager for the Southeast United States, is retiring after more than 38 years in the credit counseling business. Boisclair's former CCCS of Middle Georgia organization merged into GreenPath in 2014.
"Pat has been a champion of non-profit credit counseling and financial education for nearly four decades," said Donna McNeill, GreenPath interim president and CEO. "On behalf of our nearly 500 employees, we thank him for his dedication and leadership. He should be proud of a great career."
Locally, Boisclair was a leader in helping to reduce consumer debt in Georgia. In 1977, he assumed leadership of CCCS of Middle Georgia in Macon. In recent years, he expanded operations to serve more Georgia consumers by adding offices in Warner Robins and Augusta.
Boisclair was also active at the national level. He served in numerous leadership roles with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), whose member organizations provide nonprofit financial counseling throughout the country. He served on six different NFCC committees and the board of trustees, including a term as board chair.
"Patrick Boisclair has been a devoted advocate for our mission through his past work as chairman of the NFCC's board of trustees and as CEO of CCCS of Middle Georgia," said NFCC president Susan Keating. "While his leadership and vision will be missed, his many contributions will continue to improve the lives of consumers for generations to come."
Boisclair continues to serve on the board of directors at the Better Business Bureau of Central Georgia & the CSRA. In the past, he served as a board or committee member of the Renaissance Housing Corporation (Macon), United Way of Central Georgia, Entrepreneurial and Employment Training Center (Macon), and the New Beginnings Program at the Macon Vocational Technical Institute. He is also a U.S. Navy veteran.
GreenPath provides in-person credit counseling, financial education and debt management services in the Georgia cities of Macon, Augusta and Warner Robins. The company also offers licensed services by phone and Internet throughout the United States. For more information about GreenPath, visit www.greenpath.org or call (866) 648-8122.
About GreenPath Debt Solutions
GreenPath Debt Solutions is a nationwide, non-profit financial organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing debt, student loan debt, and bankruptcy concerns. Our customized services and attainable solutions have been helping people achieve their financial goals since 1961. GreenPath operates more than 60 offices in 17 states. They also deliver licensed services throughout the United States over the Internet and telephone. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). The company also has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
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