Behind The Scenes At PCH: Spotlight On Michael Collins

A “Big Check” from Publishers Clearing House ― there’s nothing better, right? Well, almost…. even more exciting are the real checks that Big Winners can cash at the bank!

Today I’d like to introduce you to a very important person here at PCH: Michael Collins, Assistant VP & Controller, who helps us get those real checks ready for our winners.

Michael and the finance department work very closely with the sweepstakes administration and promotional development departments, so they’re always aware of all the new prizes being offered by Publishers Clearing House and ready to issue live checks once the lucky winners have been selected.

I asked Michael how he feels about being so directly involved in payouts that really help people and change lives.  Says Michael, “Although it is not my signature that appears on the ‘Big Check‘ that we use for promotional purposes, it is my signature that frequently appears on the real checks that go to our winners.  It is a very good feeling to know that I am a part of the PCH winning experience.”

However, there’s a lot more to Michael’s job than issuing checks! As the person responsible for the operation of the Publishers Clearing House finance department, Michael is involved in every area of finance for the company including accounting, treasury, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax, payroll and internal audit, as well as the day-to-day transactions.  Whew! I’m tired just listing them all!

But, Michael loves being involved in all the different aspects of finance at PCH. He says, “The best part of my job is the wide range of areas within the finance function and the people with whom I have the opportunity to work with on a daily basis throughout the company.”

Of course, Michael will never write one of those checks with his own name on it since employees are not eligible to win. But if he could become a SuperPrize winner, he says that he’d take a vacation with his family, pay off some bills and save money for his children’s education.

I hope you enjoyed learning about Michael Collins, the man behind the “real checks.” I know I did! Rest assured, dear blog readers, if you win a Big Publishers Clearing House Prize, Michael and his team will make sure your check is ready ― and you can take that to the bank!
Have a great day!

Elaina R.
PCH Creative

P.S. Publishers Clearing House will be part of the PLINKO game on “The Price Is Right” all week! Tune into CBS every day to watch!

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  1. I would love to cash one of those big checks Michael Collins is so involved in deciding so let’s say you get a notification from Michael saying how you want you’re money one thousand a day for life or five million cash and you submit you’re reply on time does that make you a winner on October 13 God bless your

    1. I’m ready to quit my job cause of that notification and all the mail I’ve received I’ve even got you’re directions the hotel they’ll be staying at and the flower shop they will be picking up more then ones . And I’m hoping it’s true cause I Believe in the team . God bless

  2. thanks my Dear friends for the most impportant goal in my life. I want to win lifetime Prize $.1 K.a day for life. I claim my rigth in this PCH. please he,p me in this one goal. Thanks again for your help and support. ME

  3. My Name is Evan Morrison When I get mail from PCH you send me mail it is spelled wrong You spell it CVAN is Evan I keep trying to tell but don’t Change it . Evan Morrison 09/13/2017

    1. Hello Evan, thank you for contacting PCH. In order for us to assist you with your question we will need a bit more information. We kindly ask that you contact us by phone at your convenience. Our customer service representatives may be reached at 1-800-566-4724 between 8:30 am to 8:30 pm EST, Monday through Friday. We look forward to hearing from you.

  4. Please , Mrs Elaina: i need to exciting and Activate in the sequence of my PCHGWY No. 8800 lifetime Prize $.15 million summer Prize event ; and , Activate too the PCHGWY No.8035 the Prize patrol élite for make my PCH a reality. Thanks Mrs. Elaina and PCH. For your help and support. ME

  5. Thanks mrs. Elaine for post and Mr.Michael for open the way for change my life. To much appreciate all PCH chances to give me . Please in the five days remain for finish the PCHGWY No.8800 lifetime prize $2 millions plus more. Please continue activation and sequence in my PCH. Thanks for all help and support. ME

  6. Hellooo Michael, I’de Love My Name signed on the Big Check Ohh & The small Genuine one lol should I be the Big Winner of #8800 6/30/17 I’m Praying & Playing & most Importantly Entering Quite Frequently I Might Add 🙂

  7. Hello Michael Collins
    Just wanted to let you know, I’m interested​ in a early retirement 😉
    Note the last names are the same ,
    wink wink ! !