Amerisource is committed to taking a leadership role within associations that assist small and middle market businesses with their financing needs. As part of this commitment, Amerisource is an active member of several preeminent industry associations, including:
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth, Inc. is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions.
The Commercial Finance Association (CFA) is an international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending and factoring industries. Its headquarters is in New York City.
Founded in 1944, the CFA has 300 member companies and 15 chapters. Members include the asset-based lending arms of domestic and foreign commercial banks, small and large independent finance companies, floor plan financing organizations, factoring organizations and financing subsidiaries of major industrial corporations. CFA membership is by organization, not by individual.
The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) was organized in 1974 "...to promote the interests of independent banking in areas vital to independent banks." IBAT is a trade association representing more than 2,000 Texas community banks and branches. Their mission statement is “Collectively creating value for community banking.” They have a combined experience of over 200 years of service to the banking industry.
The International Factoring Association's (IFA) goal is to assist the Factoring community by providing information, training, purchasing power and a resource for the Factoring community.
Organized in 1991 in Charlotte, North Carolina, the NFA is a dynamic networking organization consisting of financial professionals from every financing category who have come together to network and build bridges within the financial community. The Association is in essence a network of individuals consisting of investment bankers, accountants, attorneys, brokers, venture capitalists, consultants, bankers, turnaround professionals, factors, specialty finance companies, and asset based lenders.
NFA members provide services including working capital, commercial finance, factoring, commercial lending, equipment lending, bridge financing, mezzanine lending, equity, and financial services of other types as well. Their service provider members include consultants, investment bankers, attorneys, CPA’s, brokers, strategic advisors, interim CFO’s and others providing a wide spectrum of services.
Founded in 1914, The Risk Management Association (RMA), is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association, whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.
Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has approximately 3,000 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by 18,000 risk management professionals who are chapter members in financial centers throughout North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.
The Texas Bankers Association (TBA) was founded in 1885 to create a dynamic and profitable environment for Texas banks and works to bring together community and regional banks and branches, bank holding companies and savings institutions. Their mission is to “meet the growing needs of our members with education, information and advocacy” and help members succeed in today’s challenging financial services environment.
The Turnaround Management Association is the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. TMA members are a professional community of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals who share a common interest in strengthening the economy through the restoration of corporate value.
The NAELB is an organization formed to promote the interests of equipment leasing brokers through education, advocacy, improved communication with funders and programs designed to upgrade the professionalism and profitability of brokers, funders and others engaged in the business of equipment lease financing.
The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a non-profit trade association created to represent the equipment leasing and finance industry throughout North America by providing a forum for personal and professional growth through networking, education and involvement.
An association that is focused on maintaining a practice of high standards, the NEFA serves a segment of the equipment finance industry focused on business growth and development, and is a leader in education and ethics advocacy.
The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 12,000 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. In fulfillment of its mission to provide information to its members, journalists, Congress and the public, ABI is engaged in numerous educational and research activities, as well as the production of a number of publications both for the insolvency practitioner and the public.