Bill Bartmann's credentials and achievements - from bankrupt to billionaire

Named "National Entrepreneur of the Year" (Twice) by USA Today, NASDAQ, Inc. Magazine, Ernst & Young, and The Kauffman Foundation
Been inducted into the "Entrepreneur of the Year" Hall of Fame
Created novel financial instruments that are still being used on Wall Street
Had Harvard Business School use him as a Case Study
Been granted a permanent place in the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History
Been included in the Forbes Magazine list of the 400 Wealthiest Americans
Named as "One of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs of the Last 100 Years" by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Allbusiness.com, and Apple Computer
Had his management techniques published in college textbooks and taught at universities across America
Been awarded the American Academy of Achievement's "Golden Plate Award for one of the 20th Century's Most Extraordinary Achievers" - an award previously bestowed upon five U.S. Presidents and three Nobel Prize winners
Accomplished the first "Investment Grade" Wall Street securitization of non-performing unsecured loans
Borrowed more than $3.1 billion from 120 different lenders for more than 180 separate transactions - all for privately held, startup companies
Acknowledged by the Nilson Report as having created the "Largest, Best Trained, and Most Efficient Debt Collection Operation in the World"
Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Top 30 Family Friendly Companies" in the United States
Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Best Entrepreneurs"
Lauded by Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas for his "Minority Enterprise Initiative"
Acknowledged by BusinessWeek Magazine as "One of the Top Ten Family Oriented Businesses in America"
Acknowledged by Working Woman Magazine as "One of the Top 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers"
Named one of the "Phoenix 50" by Success Magazine
 
American Academy of Achievement - Golden Plate Award

American Academy of Achievement
"Golden Plate Award"

Harvard Business School - Case Study

Harvard Business School
Case Study

Association of Southern Governors - Governor's Cup

Association of Southern Governors
"Governor's Cup"

Inc. 500 Fastest Growning Private Companies - #31

Inc. Magazine
"500 Fastest Growing Private Companies"
Ranked 37th

Junior Achievement Award

Junior Achievement Award

Oklahoma Entreprenuer of the Decade

Governor of Oklahoma's
"Oklahoma Entreprenuer of the Decade"

Junior Achievement's Business Excellence Award

Junior Achievement's "Business Excellence Award"

Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History

Smithsonian Institution
Museum of American History

US Chamber of Commerce - Blue Chip Enterprise Award

US Chamber of Commerce
"Blue Chip Enterprise Award"

Oklahoma Investment Forum - Entrepreneur of the Year

Oklahoma Investment Forum
"Entrepreneur of the Year"

Inc. Magazine
"500 Fastest Growing Private Companies"
Ranked 8th

Osage Warrior Shield Award

Oklahoma Legislature
"Osage Warrior Shield Award"

National Management Association - Manager of the Year

National Management Association
"Manager of the Year"

Who's Who of Executives - Outstanding Achievement and Setting a Standard of Excellence

Who's Who of Executives
"Outstanding Achievement and Setting a Standard of Excellence Award"

NASDAQ, USA Today, Ernst and Young - National Entrepreeur of the Year

NASDAQ, USA Today, Ernst & Young
"National Entrepreneur of the Year"

Better Business Bureau - Torch Award for ethics in the market place

Better Business Bureau's
"Torch Award" for ethics in the market place

Inc. Magazine
"500 Fastest Growing Private Companies"
Ranked 347th

Inc. Magazine
"500 Fastest Growing Private Companies"
Ranked 6th

Oklahoma Investment Forum - Venture of the Year

Oklahoma Investment Forum and
Oklahoma Private Enterprise Forum
"Venture of the Year"

Chamber of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Success of the Year

Chamber of Commerce "Entrepreneurial Success of the Year Award"

Bill Bartmann Day

Governor Frank Keating
Declared April 29th "Bill Bartmann Day"

Merrill Lynch and Inc. Magazine - Entrepreneur of the Year

Merrill Lynch & Inc. Magazine
"Entrepreneur of the Year"

Oklahoma Investment Forum - Entreprenuer of the Decade

Oklahoma Investment Forum
"Entrepreneur of the Decade Award"

Inc. Magazine
"500 Fastest Growing Private Companies"
Ranked 234th

Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women - Corporate Excellence Award

Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women
"Corporate Excellence Award"

Oklahoma Eagle Consumer Advocacy Award

The Oklahoma Eagle "Consumer Advocacy Award"

Governor of Oklahoma - Will Rogers Award

Governor of Oklahoma "Will Rogers Award"

 

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

"Mother Teresa"

Sam Donaldson

ABC News

Inc. magazine

cover story

Clarence Thomas

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Fortune

magazine

Bill Cosby

actor

USA Today

article

Lou Holtz

coach

The Wall Street Journal

Donny Deutsch

CNBC "Big Idea"

The New Yorker

magazine

Terry "Hulk" Hogan

The Nilson Report

Zig Ziglar

Author
Motivational Speaker

Business Week

magazine

Ken Blanchard

author

Muhammad Ali

NPR

National
Public Radio

Jim Stovall

Emmy Award Winner & Author

Frank Keating

Former Governor of Oklahoma

Success

magazine

Brian Tracy

Author

 
 
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