SIMM Associates is proud to announce that our Compliance Manager Ashley Ramos has earned her Credit and Collection Compliance Professional (CCCP) certification from ACA International.

The prestigious Credit and Collection Compliance Professional designation provides knowledge that will help participants comprehend the significance and impact of proper compliance procedures.

To earn this designation, participants are required to participate in required courses on important topics including ethics, FDCPA issues, compliance and writing effective policies and procedures. After completing these courses, participants are required to pass an exam with a score of 85% or higher. CCCP designation requires an annual renewal through attending an in-person event or participating in online compliance-related programs.

“We are proud of Ashley for completing this prestigious certification and look forward to applying some of the information learned to our business” said Chief Operating Officer Jeff Simendinger. “Our company is committed to compliance and this is another tangible example of that commitment.”

About SIMM Associates, Inc.

SIMM is a full service nationally licensed ARM and BPO company providing collection solutions and customer engagement to the student lending, consumer lending, credit/retail card, healthcare, auto finance, credit union and debt buying industries. SIMM also provides best in class deceased care solutions that encompass decedent verification, estate location scrub, proprietary Probate Tracker SM claim filing process and an empathetic survivor recovery solution all performed with brand sensitivity and regulatory compliance in mind. SIMM has passed the US Department of Education’s stringent requirements and currently is a subcontractor for the existing Private Collection Agency contract. Its headquarters is located in Delaware in a 32,000 sq. ft. state of the art call center. SIMM holds the following certifications: PCI Level 1, ISO 27002 and SSAE16 Type II. SIMM services customers throughout the United States including Puerto Rico. For more information, please contact Jeffrey Simendinger COO, [email protected] (302) 283-2802.

About ACA International

ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is the comprehensive, knowledge-based resource for success in the credit and collection industry.

Founded in 1939, ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, creditors and vendor affiliates, representing more than 230,000 industry employees. ACA establishes ethical standards, produces a wide variety of products, services and publications, and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers.