PRA Group Names Deputy General Counsel

NORFOLK, Va., April 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, today announced that LaTisha Owens has been named deputy general counsel.

LaTisha Owens, Deputy General Counsel, PRA Group

Owens has more than 18 years of legal experience as a corporate lawyer concentrating in the areas of federal securities law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining PRA, she served as managing associate general counsel for Anthem, Inc. and was vice president and senior counsel, corporate finance and governance for Amerigroup Corporation. She was previously a partner and senior counsel at McGuire Woods LLP, and served as special counsel, pro bono, for the Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Child Support Enforcement.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from The College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

About PRA Group
As a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA) returns capital to banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in the Americas and Europe. PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt and provide a broad range of additional revenue and recovery services to business and government clients.

PRA has been recognized as one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for three years and one of Forbes' Best Small Companies in America for eight consecutive years since 2007. For more information, please visit

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Source:PRA Group, Inc.