Therese Yakel

CEO of Operations and Co-Owner

Therese has been with the EOS + GSB team for 40 years. Being a part of a predominantly family owned business, she has spent her entire career with EOS + GSB. Therese has held positions at various levels within the company, including operations, legal, and most recently compliance. She has led our organization as CEO since 2010.

Under Therese’s leadership, she has built a strong executive team and focused her efforts on compliance and client relationship management, including ensuring client performance and satisfaction. She is a strong business ethics and integrity advocate and sets the tone for the culture and community of the organization. Therese is an active member of the Business Ethics Alliance in Omaha and serves on its Board of Trustees. She is a Certified Professional Collection Specialist (PCS) and holds a Credit and Collection Compliance Officer (CCCO) designation through ACA International.

Throughout Therese’s career, she has served as the Chair of ACA International’s PPMS certification committee, the Board of Directors of ACA, the Council of Delegates for ACA representing the State of Nebraska’s collection companies, and the Board of Directors for the Nebraska Collectors Association.

In addition to her work at EOS + GSB, Therese has spent many hours serving her community and volunteering for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska, Angels Among Us, and the Omaha Street School. Her greatest joy, however, has been her family, including her husband of 38 years, her two sons and their wives, and her two grandchildren.