Who We Are

We are a member based, vender neutral, trade organization that exists to benefit the members of the organization.  We provide information, training, and education to our members, and any tools that might make them perform their duties more efficiently.
Mission Statement

The mission of the Association of Special Assets Officers is to advance and enhance the careers of our members, provide information and resources to assist the community in completing their duties, foster best practices throughout the industry, provide a platform for networking opportunities, and increase the overall competence in Special Assets and related fields.

ASAO meets these goals by providing its members:

• News, information, and analysis at ASAOonline.org
• Live and online training and education through seminars, podcasts, live chats, and interviews with experts
• Community-building and networking via live and online platforms
• An annual conference that features expert speakers on various relevant topics, augmented by extensive networking opportunities and invaluable materials for the attendees.
Who Should Join

The Association of Special Assets Officers is an open organization that welcomes anyone associated with the industry.  Anyone that wants to further the interests of its members, contribute to the training and support we offer, or learn more about the industry is welcome to join.

Our membership is comprised mainly of:

Special Asset Officers
Workout Officers
Credit Risk Officers
Executive Level Bank Management
Federal Regulators
Federal Enforcement Officers
Property Managers
Property Auctioneers
Members of the Legal Community that Support Special Assets