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and would never attempt to undermine
a competitor with false or misleading
information," said Pam Kirchner, CEO of
BCA Financial Services in Miami. "His staff
members speak very highly of him."
She adds: "If I had to choose a side to
be on, it would always be 'Jack's side.' Not
only because he can win any argument, but
because I know whatever side he is arguing
is in the best interest of our industry, our
association and its members."
A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS
"It's a great time to be in a leadership role
and to be involved in the association,"
He should know; he's invested a great deal
of time volunteering with ACA over the
years, participating in and chairing multiple
committees and serving on ACA's Board of
Directors since 2015. He has earned ACA's
Fellow and Scholar designations, and earlier
this year won ACA's Kurt Swersky Award,
which recognized his leadership skills as well
as his enthusiasm and positive attitude.
Brown is also a devoted and active
leader in the Florida Collectors
Association and has served in several
board roles, including president.
He cites 2000/01 ACA President John
Rockhill as one of the motivating forces
behind his initial involvement with the
association. At one of the first FCA meetings
his dad took him to in 2001, Brown said
Rockhill pulled him aside and asked, "How
can we get you involved and where would
Learn valuable advocacy
tips from Jack Brown
in his 2016 Collector
magazine article, "Building
Relationships with State