SquareTwo Financial, an asset recovery and management company, has appointed Judy Messenbrink to the newly-created role of chief compliance officer.

In this capacity, Messenbrink will manage and oversee existing regulatory compliance programs and ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are developed and followed by the company, its subsidiaries and its partners.

Messenbrink joins SquareTwo Financial from Bellco Credit Union, where she served as general counsel and compliance officer. Previous roles include regulatory counsel and commercial compliance officer at First Data Corp; regulatory counsel at Alexander Law Firm; and partner at law firm Murphy, Young & Messenbrink.