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American Board for Certification (ABC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ABC is a trade / professional association based in Alexandria, VA that was founded in 1948. As of 2019 they had $7.6 million in revenue and $25 million in assets.

ABC's mission is focused on establishing and promoting the highest standards of organizational and clinical performance in the delivery of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: American Board For Certification In Orthotics Prosthetics And Pedorthics.

(703) 836-7114
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Program areas at ABC

Facility Accreditation: Facility accreditation ensures quality healthcare in orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic practices. The standards promulgated by ABC encourage best practices in patient care, safety, professionalism and organizational performance.

Mandatory Continuing Education: ABC has long recognized the need for effective professional continuing education. Continuing education is the norm in the health care profession and serves to maintain and improve the health care system and delivery of services. ABC credentialed individuals must obtain continuing education in order to maintain performance at the basic level of professional competence and advanced training and specialized skills beyond the basic level.

Certification: ABC certified individuals are considered leaders in the profession and provide the highest quality patient care, along with excellence in research and device design. ABC certified individuals must meet stringent educational standards, clinical training and a complete assessment of competency.

Form 990s for ABC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-11Aug 20, 2020990View PDF
2018-11May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-11Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-11Aug 16, 2017990OView PDF
2015-11Jul 25, 2016990OView PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ABC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,379
Program services$7,058,618
Investment income and dividends$604,203
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$586
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$6,868
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$85
Total revenues$7,682,739

Vendors for ABC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Rogers and Company PLLCTax accounting2020-05-06
███████Marketing software2020-02-28
█████Association management software2020-02-25
█████████Testing Services$453,5562019-11-01
█████████ ███ █████████████ ███Surveyor Services$166,3882019-11-01
█████ ██████████ ███Outsourced Accounting Services$202,2012019-11-01
███████████ ███████████Graphic Design Services$142,2472019-11-01
████ ██████Surveyor Services$143,9542019-11-01

Personnel at ABC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Catherine CarterExecutive Director$299,318Sept. 25, 2020
Debbie AyresDirector, Marketing Communications-Sept. 25, 2020
█████ █████Director , Marketing and Public Relations$131,752Nov. 30, 2019
███████ ███████████Director, Information-Sept. 25, 2020
███████ ████████Director, Certification-July 13, 2019
███████ ████████Director , Clinical Resources$198,104Nov. 30, 2019
█████ ████████Director, Facility Accreditation Services-Sept. 25, 2020
████████ ████████ ███Director, Recertification Services-Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ██████████Manager, Marketing Communications-Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ██████Manager , Outreach Development$108,031Nov. 30, 2019
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1American Board of Urology (ABU)501(c)(6)$3.7 millionCharlottesville, VA
2Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)501(c)(6)$10 millionFairfax, VA
3American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)501(c)(6)$22 millionArlington, VA
4Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)501(c)(6)$3.8 millionArlington, VA
5Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)501(c)(6)$23 millionArlington, VA
6American Medical Student Association (AMSA)501(c)(6)$2.0 millionMclean, VA
7Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)501(c)(6)$16 millionAlexandria, VA
8American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)501(c)(6)$6.7 millionAlexandria, VA
9Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)501(c)(6)$15 millionArlington, VA
10American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)501(c)(6)$3.4 millionAlexandria, VA
11American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)501(c)(6)$17 millionFairfax, VA
12National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)501(c)(6)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
13Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN)501(c)(6)$5.9 millionOak Brook, IL
14American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)501(c)(6)$17 millionDarien, IL
15American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry501(c)(6)$11 millionChicago, IL
16AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ENDOdoNTISTS501(c)(6)$10 millionChicago, IL
17American Optometric Association501(c)(6)$26 millionSt Louis, MO
18Connecticut State Medical Society501(c)(6)$1.9 millionNorth Haven, CT
19American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology501(c)(6)$17 millionDallas, TX
20American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)501(c)(6)$4.1 millionGermantown, MD
21American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)501(c)(6)$2.0 millionChapel Hill, NC
22Credentialing Organization501(c)(6)$7.2 millionChicago, IL
23American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)501(c)(6)$6.5 millionRosemont, IL
24American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)501(c)(6)$10 millionChicago, IL
25The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)501(c)(6)$2.8 millionPhiladelphia, PA