This week, Mark Neeb officially became the chief executive officer of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals.
Neeb brings to the association nearly 40 years of corporate strategy experience, including 28 years specifically working in the credit and collection industry. He is intimately familiar with ACA International, having been a member for many years and serving on the ACA executive committee and as ACA president from 2011 to 2012.
Current ACA International president Rick Perr described Neeb as a high-energy executive and entrepreneur that understands the industry who will lead ACA International into the future.
“After conducting a rigorous search, it was clear to the board that Mark’s leadership and considerable experience in the credit and collection industry combined with his extensive familiarity with our great association made him the outstanding candidate for this position,” Perr said. “He has a proven track record of success throughout his career and is a perfect fit to lead our industry.”
Neeb had been the president and chief executive officer of neebEDU, a debt recovery company he founded in 2014 that exclusively focuses on the education industry.
Previously, Neeb served as the president and CEO of The Affiliated Group (TAG), a company he bought, built and sold during a period of 20 years. The Affiliated Group is a nationally licensed receivables management firm, specializing in all facets of the revenue cycle, receivables recovery and debt portfolio management. In previous positions he served as Audit Manager for Clifton, Larson, Allen CPA’s and as the CFO for a large receivables management firm based in Minnesota.
Throughout his career Neeb has been very active in the collections industry, at both the local and national levels. Neeb has chaired numerous national committees including the ACA Healthcare Debt Sales & Collection Services Task Force, which developed guidelines for collection agencies and healthcare facilities on best practices on the sale and collection of healthcare debt.
From 2002 to 2007, he served as a national director of ACA International.
Neeb also frequently speaks at industry events throughout the country.