ABC-Amega, a global commercial receivable management firm, is proud to announce that Robert (Bob) Tharnish, Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance & Attorney Network Services has been appointed to the International Association of Commercial Collectors’ (IACC) Board of Directors at their 44th Annual Convention in Miami in January, 2015.

“The IACC is a vibrant, growing organization and I look forward to serving on its Board of Directors,” said Tharnish. “It will give me the opportunity to help guide the organization as it continues to position itself as the premier international debt collection agency trade organization,” he added.

Bob is responsible for quality assurance and attorney management processes, monitoring the performance of our worldwide affiliate attorney network while supporting ABC-Amega’s growing international collection initiatives by managing an international commercial collection desk. Bob began his career at ABC-Amega in 1978 and has held various positions within the organization.  He has given numerous industry-related presentations, including a series of lectures on “Credit and Collections in the U.S.” for the British Department of Trade & Industry.

Bob Tharnish

Bob Tharnish

The IACC is an international trade association comprised of more than 300 commercial collection agencies, attorneys, law lists and vendors. With members throughout the U.S. and in 25 international countries, IACC is the largest organization of commercial collection specialists in the world.

ABC-Amega, recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Collections, has been providing domestic and international commercial receivables management for over 85 years. The company’s mission is to provide commercial credit and financial professionals with outstanding and flexible solutions for improving credit, cash flow, and customer retention throughout the world.

ABC-Amega Inc. provides a wide range of services including global, third-party commercial debt collection, first-party accounts receivables outsourcing (SoftCall®), credit industry group management, and industry education resources. For additional information, please contact or visit