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Tricia Ann-Olson Zachary

Tricia Ann-Olson Zachary is a licensed attorney that practices in the area of intellectual property and general business, with a particular attention to companies with a strong portfolio of copyright materials and businesses in the collection industry.

 

Tricia has been learning about business and been part of the business world since 1994. Having experience in management within the non-profit and corporate environment for five years before going to law school, she learned what business is about. After completing law school at Hamline University of Law with a focus on intellectual property, Tricia completed her Masters of Business Administration degree at the University of St. Thomas.

 

Tricia worked with large IP firms while completing her joint degree.  After school was done, Tricia joined a growing private firm to develop their IP department.  After many years, Tricia founded Olson IP & Business Consulting, with the sole focus of building a firm dedicated to reputation protection.  This is done through branding, securing the intangible assets that make each business successful and maintaining a strong business practice that excels in legal compliance.

 

Tricia enjoys being an urban dweller with her husband and their two children.  She enjoys running errands while biking around the lakes of Minneapolis, getting outdoors with the family, and checking out new restaurants in the area.

Wendy Badger

Wendy Badger is a national authority on credit and collection compliance and serves in an Of Counsel capacity for Ovaile Law Group. Wendy is skilled in legal, regulatory and corporate compliance, privacy, security, ethics and compliance investigations, risk management and mitigation, policy and procedure management, quality assurance, and training and development.

 

Wendy began her career working for ACA International, ultimately serving as Associate Corporate Counsel and Director of the Members’ Attorney Program. As General Counsel for a multi-site accounts receivable management company, she oversaw compliance, litigation management, human resources, training, auditing and licensing. For five years, she managed the credit and collection compliance practice at Morrison Sund, PLLC where, in addition to a corporate transactions practice and serving as outsourced general counsel, she advised clients in establishing and assessing their compliance programs. More recently, Wendy served as the Vice President of Corporate Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for ECMC Group.

 

Wendy holds a Bachelor’s Degree (magna cum laude) in Political Science from the University of St. Thomas and a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Mitchell Hamline School of Law (formerly William Mitchell College of Law). She is also a certified Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) through the SCCE.

 

In her free time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her husband, snuggling her beagle, teaching Jazzercise®, and sharing her abundance of TV, movie and music trivia.

Heather Mundt

 

Heather Mundt is an ABA certified paralegal that has areas of expertise in corporate law and litigation, both plaintiff and defendant work.

 

Heather has been working in the paralegal field since 2002. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice, she moved to Chicago and worked for a small litigation firm for 3 years. She moved back to her home state of Minnesota to further her education in the paralegal field and obtained a certificate from the Minnesota Paralegal Institute in 2006. She has since worked in both large and small firms providing services in many areas, including, insurance defense, collections, intellectual property, and general corporate matters.

 

In her free time, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. She also enjoys playing softball, broomball and kickball.