Collector - August 2017 - 5
ACA Member Company Achieves
CA International congratulates
the following agency as the latest
member company to receive the
Professional Practices Management System
certified agency designation:
FMS Investment Corp.
Rolling Meadows, Ill.
Buffalo Grove, Ill.
PPMS is a management system for
collection agencies based upon developing,
implementing and adhering to a set of
industry-specific professional practices
and policies. The required foundational
training session teaches participants about
the 18 basic elements of a PPMS and how to
develop company manuals, procedures and
work instructions to support the PPMS.
Learn more about PPMS at www.
Navient Raises $19,000 for
Local Fire Department
arlier this year, volunteers for Navient's second Ladders & Laces 5K race
and Jeans BeCause program raised $19,000 to help build a new firehouse
for the Hanover Township Fire Department in northeastern Pennsylvania.
"Another year has gone by since we were honored with the proceeds from the
first Ladders & Laces 5K race, sponsored by the fine folks at Navient," said Joe
Temarantz, department chief, Hanover Township Fire Department. "Each day, we
think about their generosity. They are a fantastic organization and the proceeds
raised have helped us tremendously in staying successful in providing the best
emergency services to those who live, work and travel through Hanover Township.
The funds have been utilized to purchase updated equipment and have also allowed
us to purchase items needed for the long awaited new fire headquarters, which is
Approximately 140 volunteers participated in the race.
In addition to the 5K, employees raised funds to support the local firehouse
through Navient's Jeans BeCause program. The program gives participating
employees a pass to dress casually for the month in exchange for volunteer donations.
"We are so proud of [the event's] turnout and all the hard work of our volunteers
and employees who have made this possible for a second year in a row," said
Lisa Stashik, vice president, Navient. "We are grateful for the dedication and
commitment of the Hanover Township Fire Department to our area, and this is our
way of saying thank you."