Mark Neeb, is ACA Internationals 2012/13 immediate past president. He has more than 20 years of experience in the credit and collection industry and is President/CEO of The Affiliated Group in Rochester, Minn., which he bought in 1996. Mark received his bachelors degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University and his masters degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas. He is a certified public accountant and is very active in the collection industry.Mark has been a member and chair of several ACA committee, including ACAs Healthcare Services Program Committee. He served on ACAs Healthcare Debt Sales and Collection Services Task Force, which developed guidelines for collection agencies and healthcare facilities about best practices in the sale and collection of healthcare debt. He also served on ACAs Governance Task force which recently shifted the leadership structure of ACA International and created the current Industry Defense Task Force, aimed at aggressively defending the role of collection agencies in todays economy.From 2002 to 2007, he served as a national director for ACA. Mark is also a member of the Committee of 100 and frequently speaks at industry events. Mark has held all positions within the Minnesota Collectors Association as well. Mark is also an active member of his community, having served on the board of directors for the citys March of Dimes campaign and in the Peace House Foundation, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization working to help children who have been affected by the AIDS pandemic in East Africa. Under his leadership, The Affiliated Group won the 1999 Small Business Award from the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce.
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