Associated Community Services is a platinum member of the American Teleservices Association (ATA) and embraces its code of ethics completely. The ATA is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to the advancement of the call center industry. Founded in 1983, the American Teleservices Association represents more than 4,000 contact centers that account for over 1.8 million professionals worldwide. The ATA provides leadership in the professional and ethical use of the telephone for conducting business in today’s environment. As such, the ATA is committed to recommending best practices to serve its members while promoting consumers’ rights. Members benefit from the ATA’s strong advocacy at the national and state level, along with receiving advanced educational opportunities to ensure their staff is equipped with the knowledge necessary to function at the highest possible level.