Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> January 18, 1999

Roy Israel – Nam Corporation (namc)

ROY ISRAEL is President and CEO, Inc., a global dispute-resolution company based in Great Neck, NY and publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CLIK. Founded by Mr. Israel in 1992 as National Arbitration and Mediation, the company completed its initial public offering as NAM Corporation in November 1996 and is the only publicly traded dispute resolution company in the United States. In 2000 NAM Corporation's Board of Directors voted unanimously to change the company's name to, Inc. to better reflect the present and future scope of the company's business operations. is an industry-leading provider of Web-enabled dispute-resolution services, in-person arbitration and mediation services, and electronic case management software. The company, which maintains hearing officer rosters and conference facilities worldwide, handles more than 10,000 cases annually involving every area of law, including contracts, construction issues, medical malpractice, commercial/general liability, employment practices and environmental conflicts. Mr. Israel founded NAM in 1992 after recognizing the growing demand for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services. Prior to that he was general sales manager for the Renaissance Communications Broadcast Group. At 28 he was the youngest person in a top 25 market to hold the position. During his two- year tenure, Israel helped re-engineer Renaissance's key station WTXX in Hartford to achieve record revenues. He also served as sales manager at MMT Sales, Inc., which sold national advertising time on behalf of television stations across the country. After MMT consolidated its television properties with Gaylord Broadcasting Group, Mr. Israel was assigned to manage the new sales team. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Israel is an active contributor and supporter of numerous community and charitable organizations, including the Police Benevolent Association, the Leukemia Society of America and the March of Dimes. Mr. Israel graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baruch College with a BBA in Management Science. Profile
TWST: Could you please give us an overview of NAM, Corp.?

Mr. Israel: NAM Corporation ' NAM is actually an acronym for National

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