ICA was incorporated on February 1, 1945. Its initial board of directors included: Lester Rothschild, Chicago, IL O.D. Atchason, Springfield, IL M.D. Nesler, Harrisburg, IL Bert Cocking, Rockford, IL Verne Schultz, Woodstock, IL B.B. Splithoff, Elgin, IL E.A. Hildebrant, Peoria, IL. ICA's founding purpose was stated as follows: To elevate and maintain a high and ethical standard of collection service; to promote the honorable, fair dealings of collection agencies with each other, their clients, and the general public; to foster and promote respect for, and confidence in collection agencies; to regulate practices, prescribe ethics and enforce proper conduct among its members.
Our 2016 Spring Joint Conference is scheduled for May 16-18 at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. Be sure to mark your calendars - you don't want to miss this great opportunity to get lots of industry information, network with peers from around the region, and learn about the latest products and services available to you. More information will be shared over the coming months!