ABC-Amega is a certified member of the Commercial Collection Agencies of America (CCA of A). Certification from the CCA of A identifies ABC-Amega as an elite firm in the collection industry. To receive and maintain certification, agencies must satisfy rigorous requirements, which include adherence to a strict code of ethics, financial and process procedure reviews, maintaining proper bond coverage, and fulfilling continuing education requirements.
Commercial Law League of America (CLLA)/International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc. (IACC)
ABC-Amega was a member of the Commercial Collection Agency Association (CCAA) of the CLLA from 1975 until the group disbanded in 2014. Our certification by the CLLA - now partnering with IACC - guarantees that ABC-Amega meets a rigid set of ethical and procedural standards.
In addition, all of ABC-Amega's third-party collectors have achieved the status of Certified Senior Collection Professional via a rigorous certification course administered by the CLLA.
In 2002, we were the first commercial collection firm certified to the COPC-2000® Standard. The Standard is based on the practices presented in the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, including continuous quality improvement, with emphasis on operational results.
U.S. President's "E" and "E Star" Awards
ABC-Amega is the first private receivable management firm honored by the President of the United States with both the "E" and "E Star" Awards for outstanding export service and foreign marketing.
The "E Star" Award is the highest peacetime honor bestowed on American export companies. Companies achieving this distinction evince excellence in facilitating international commerce and sustained superior performance in world markets.
Better Business Bureau
ABC-Amega is a member in good standing of the Better Business Bureaus servicing Western New York. We hold an A+ rating with the BBB.
Memberships and Affiliations
- BDO Alliance USA
- CCA of A: Commercial Collection Agencies of America
- CLLA: Commercial Law League of America
- CRF: Credit Research Foundation (Platinum Partner)
- FCIB: Association of Executives in Finance, Credit and International Business
- IACC: International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc.
- ICTF: The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (Silver Sponsoring Partner)
- NACM: National Association of Credit Management
- WTC: World Trade Center