AmSher Collections Agency, a nationally recognized receivables company headquartered in Birmingham, strongly encourages the creditor and debt collection industry to be sensitive towards Oklahoma tornado victims and immediately remove anyone that is affected by the disaster from their current contact lists.
“My advice to the industry is to remove all accounts in your data base within a 100 mile radius of the entire affected area, immediately apologize and offer support if you mistakenly call someone affected, and make a donation to a reputable charity that helps those affected get relief,” said Martin Sher, AmSher Co-CEO.
AmSher suspended collection activity in Massachusetts for two weeks during the Boston Marathon tragedy. Also, collection activity was suspended for months after the tornados impacted Alabama in April of 2011. In situations that affect multiple states, such as Hurricane Sandy, AmSher suspends collection activity for the entire area for an extended amount of time.
American Red Cross, www.RedCross.com
Samaritan’s Purse, www.SamaritansPurse.org
Martin Sher, Co-CEO of AmSher Collection Agency and a recent president of ACA International, is the author of the Collector’s Pledge. Hundreds of thousands of collectors all over the world have signed this unique document committing to treat people with dignity and respect. AmSher is known as the collection agency that collects with compassion.