Nicely-known and longtime affiliation chief Ted Smith, CAE, was promoted to vp and COO by ACA Worldwide CEO Mark Neeb in October.
“Ted has served ACA and its members in a number of totally different capacities over time and, since returning two years in the past, has carried out an impressive job main the for-profit facet of ACA in addition to overseeing all operations,” Neeb mentioned. “I couldn’t be prouder of the professionalism and competence Ted has proven ACA’s workers and members.”
Smith has an extended tenure with ACA.
He joined the affiliation in 1984, as a part of ACA’s public affairs workforce, working with Debra Ciskey, IFCCE, an ACA workers member on the time who presently serves as government vp of CACi in St. Louis. Later,Smith moved into management roles with ACA’s business administration, authorities providers, verify providers and well being care divisions.
By his work with the well being care division, its spring assembly grew to be the second-largest business occasion.
Smith was instrumental in working with a member process power to develop the Skilled Practices Administration System, now the Blueprint High quality Administration System.
He additionally labored via the Worldwide Credit score Affiliation’s merger with ACA, resulting in a rise within the membership of the present Collectors Worldwide Division. Smith additionally labored via the American Asset Consumers Affiliation merger with ACA, which led to the creation of the Asset Consumers Division.
He served as government director of the Worldwide Affiliation of Industrial Collectors; managed the ACA Worldwide Schooling Basis; was government director of ACA Enterprises and served for 4 years as chief working officer.
In 2017/2018, Smith was the deputy director of Unclaimed Property Professionals Group and in spring 2018, Smith returned to ACA as vp of operations.
“I’m excited to construct on my profession at ACA and dealing with colleagues and members throughout the U.S. and internationally,” Smith mentioned. “We all know it’s been a difficult yr for our members, and I’m happy to be a part of the workforce to work with them and respect their continued partnership with ACA as we transfer ahead.”
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