PCI Group Inc. (www.pcigroup.com) is a family-owned and operated business founded in 1970. Led by President and CEO Chris Kropac, Jr., PCI provides comprehensive rapid outbound direct mail services to the collection and debt buying industry. A hallmark of the company is its effective use of leading-edge technologies, from the Intelligent Mail Barcode to its proprietary processes including RapidCollect™, RapidInvoice™, RapidEntry™, RapidScrub™, webtrak™ and Pinpoint™. These technological advancements deliver improved business processes; assure the highest standards of quality, data integrity and security; afford optimum economies; and provide customers with real time mail status information through all stages of their mail’s production and handling. Attesting to its commitment to quality assurance, PCI has successfully completed the SAS 70 Type II audit based on a standard promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In 2010, PCI will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Over the course of the past four decades, PCI has enjoyed steady growth as evidenced by its 2008 placement on the INC. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies and 2009 Charlotte Business Journal’s “Fast50” ranking. In 2009, Kropac was named the U.S. Postal Service’s “PCC Member of the Year” in recognition of his industry leadership.