In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, thank you to Mike Bannon, Director, Bucks County Consumer Protection, who came to Credit Counseling Center to update our staff on latest Cyber security and local scams in Bucks County. (Pictured here with Joan Reading, Founder/President of CCC)
Scams have plagued us all at some point in our lives, whether by e-mail, text, mail or phone call. Bucks County Consumer Protection has a helpful resource on reporting these scams and taking action to reduce the number of calls received via robocall. Visit nomorobo.com to learn more and sign up.
In 2021, Paula was named Executive Director of Credit Counseling Center. She joined the organization in 2008 as a Credit Counselor and was quickly promoted to Director of Housing Counseling in 2009. Paula is a firm believer that each client is a representation of a family whose lives, financial challenges, and needs are important.
She developed and still leads the Center’s Foreclosure Prevention program; and has partnered with the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas Foreclosure Diversion Program. Her keen focus on making a positive impact in the community has generated numerous program collaborations with the United Way of Bucks County and a multitude of social service organizations in the region.
Previously, Paula served 21 on Active Duty in the US Air Force. Initially serving as a combat photographer and finishing the second half of her career as a recruiter, leading to the position of Flight Chief. Highly decorated, she has received awards from the Air Force and the Department of Defense.
An active leader in the Bucks County community, Paula donates her time annually as a board member for the annual Congressional Service Academy Nomination Interviews under the office of Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick. She is an active Chamber member in Lower Bucks, BucksMont, and Upper Bucks, advocates for financial literacy education opportunities at venues servicing low/moderate income consumers and senior citizen organizations.