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Equal Dedication to Recoveries and Relationships Since 1929

We’re Committed to Helping You Make Good On What You’re Owed

Making Good On The Promise

These five words are more than our corporate tagline; they encapsulate the essence of what we do at ABC-Amega. From empowering credit professionals to make better credit-granting decisions to collecting on the debts our clients are owed around the world, we operate with a strong commitment to service, quality and innovation.

This is ABC-Amega. Who we are and what we do. We look forward to helping you make good on the debts you’re owed without settling for anything less than extraordinary service.

The People Who Keep The Promise

A mission-driven organization means everyone working together. Here’s the team dedicated to keeping the promise to our clients.

Executive
Chief Executive Officer
President & Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Leadership
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Vice President, Global Operations
Divisional Vice President, Credit Services
Senior Vice President, National Account Management
Vice President & Managing Director, International
Vice President, Client Services
Director of Human Resources
Krista Glenn
Director of Marketing
Director of Application Development
Controller
Director, Systems and Member Group Services
Senior Vice President, Attorney Network Services
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Company News and Industry Insights

After more than 90 years in the commercial collections industry, we’ve collected a bit more than unpaid debt. We collected expertise and we put it to use for our clients each and every day.

Press Releases Articles Webinars Industry Accreditations Strategic Alliances

A History of Getting The Job Done For You

Founded in 1929 as The American Bureau of Collections, ABC-Amega has a rich history of providing commercial collections, credit and receivable solutions for business-to-business clients around the world.

1929

American Bureau of Collections founded in Buffalo, NY by Daniel Sandler

 

1932

Certificate of Incorporation filed in the State of New York on March 1, 1932 for the American Bureau of Collections, Inc.

1940

Irving Herer moves his family from Brooklyn to Buffalo and begins working for ABC

1954

Irving Herer passes away suddenly; his son, Harvey Herer withdraws from the University at Buffalo to fill his father’s position as Office Manager

1960

ABC expands service into foreign markets, collecting debt from companies overseas

 

1961

Harvey Herer and Harry ‘Bud’ Brown purchase Buffalo office of the American Bureau of Collections

1965

Credit Information division established with creation of Forms Manufacturers Credit Interchange (FMCI) group

1975

ABC gains membership in the Commercial Collection Agency Association of the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA)

1982

David Irving Herer, Harvey’s son, joins the company as Vice President and Counsel

 

1983

ABC is awarded the U.S. President’s “E” Award for outstanding export service

1989

SoftCall®, ABC’s accounts receivable portfolio management service, is introduced

1990

ABC is awarded the U.S. President’s “E Star” Award for outstanding foreign marketing

1999

Platinum Partner status is earned with the Credit Research Foundation

 

2000

David Herer is name Chief Executive Officer of the American Bureau of Collections; Paul Catalano is appointed President

2001

Web-based client access systems for commercial collections and SoftCall® service are introduced

2002

ABC is the first commercial receivable management firm certified to the COPC-2000® Standard

2003

The American Bureau of Collections is renamed The ABC Companies, Inc. and ABC-Amega, Inc. is established as its primary operating entity

 

2010

ABC-Amega is one of the founding members of The International Credit and Trade Finance Association (ICTF)

2011

Harvey L. Herer passes away on May 27

2013

Company launches proprietary third-party collection system, ABC-Collect

2013

International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC) certification status is attained

 

2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce names ABC-Amega a Strategic Partner of the International Trade Administration (ITA)

2016

ABC-Amega is certified by the Commercial Collection Agencies of America (CCA of A)

2018

The company comes full circle with the purchase of SKO Brenner-American

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