Participation has its Benefits: ACA International Recognizes Fall Forum & Expo Attendees

11/13/2017 9:00 AM

Selected participants in legal, compliance/operations and healthcare sessions won registration passes to an educational teleseminar and the 2018 Spring Forum & Expo.


A new feature of the 2017 Fall Forum & Expo places the spotlight on attendees who are dedicated to moving the industry forward through education.

As part of the recognition, several attendees of the recent event in Chicago received free registration to the upcoming 2018 Spring Forum & Expo and a teleseminar of their choosing. Winners were selected by ACA’s Certified Instructors in legal education, compliance/operations and healthcare through a random drawing process.

The winners are:

2018 Spring Forum & Expo:

Christina Crivello, Brock and Scott PLLC

Dana Bland, Hoosier Accounts Service

Nicole Boozer, Afni Inc.

Teleseminar Registration:

Tony Martini, Meade & Associates

Julie Winters, Advanced Recovery Services

Jill St. Laurent, Senior Director, Balanced Healthcare Receivables LLC

Michael McCormick, Compliance Manager, State Collection Service Inc.

Angela Addy, Data Entry Supervisor, North American Recovery

Amber Brehm, Attorney and Director of Legal, Account Recovery Specialists Inc.

ACA International offers a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year and recently added two new designations for a total of seven available for members.

The two new designations include:

The Professional Collection Management (PCM) designation, which recognizes individuals who have responsibility for managing collectors and the collection floor.  Individuals who want to pursue this designation must first hold the Professional Collection Specialist designation.

The Collection Industry Professional (CIP) designation, which recognizes individuals who have a management role in any part of an organization. Individuals who want to pursue this designation must also hold the Professional Collection Specialist designation.

More information on ACA’s designations is available on the Education & Training website and click here for upcoming educational events offered by ACA.

Thank you to everyone who attended and to our industry leaders for teaching important education sessions that will take ACA International into another successful year. Share your experiences with us on Twitter @ACAIntl using #ACAFallForum and stay tuned for more news on educational opportunities and ACA’s upcoming events.

ACA International would also like to acknowledge and thank the event sponsors—Venable LLPRevSpring and Vertican Technologies Inc.—for their support of this important industry event.  

Interested in becoming a sponsor at future ACA events? For more information, please contact John Rice at or (202) 810-8903.

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