JACK BROWN III > President Elect @ ACA International (US)
2:00pm – A Global Code of Conduct for Credit & Collections
Jack W. Brown III Esq. is president of Gulf Coast Collection Bureau in Sarasota, Fla.
Brown graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in business
management, and earned a Juris Doctor and MBA from Stetson University College of
Brown is a second-generation collection agency owner. As a longtime active ACA member, he chaired ACA’s Audit and Unit and State Affairs committees and has
earned ACA’s Fellow and Scholar designations as well as ACA’s Kurt Swersky Award,
which recognized his leadership skills.
He was elected to ACA’s Board of Directors in 2015 and currently serves as ACA
He continuously volunteers his time to the Florida Collectors Association and has
served in several board roles, including president. Brown received ACA’s Unit
Leader of the Year Award in 2013 for his lobbying efforts to remove or modify
important sections of the Florida state statute to be less onerous for the collection
He also played a key role in defeating legislation that would have created
challenging regulations for debt buyers. Brown and Gulf Coast Collection Bureau
also successfully litigated the case of Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau Inc., which
was pivotal in providing clarification of consent under the TCPA.