IC System is proud to announce that it has been awarded a five-year Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) with the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide debt collection services to the federal government and its various agencies. IC System’s contract is on the Professional Services Schedule (PSS), an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedules. GSA serves government […]

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IC System has renewed its official certification as a Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by The Supplier Clearinghouse. “I am pleased to announce that we have renewed our WBE certification, which is highly regarded among many of our clients and prospects,” said Barbara Erickson, IC System’s Chairman of the Board. The Supplier Clearinghouse is a California […]


Volunteers from IC System and our charity group, ECHO (Employee Charitable Help Organization), volunteered for the 2018 Hot Chocolate Run 15k/5k on April 14. Runners started and finished in Boom Island Park in Minneapolis, and then afterward celebrated with some chocolate fondue and other goodies. Sponsored by Allstate, the proceeds for the charitable run were donated to the […]

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On Wednesday, March 21, the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) honored local business leaders and presented awards to several outstanding individuals for their excellence in business and their valuable contributions to the community. At the ceremony, the Rising Stars Award was presented to three emerging professionals in the Northeast Metro area. IC System, whose […]

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Throughout 2018, IC System will celebrate its 80th Anniversary. Ruth and Jack Erickson (picture below with the early IC System crew) founded IC System in 1938 on the guiding principle of giving their customers ethical, honest service. Eight decades and three generations of family ownership later, IC System is still devoted to our niche—being the […]

Polar Plunge 2018-3

Upon the publication of this blog, temperatures around IC System’s home office in St. Paul, Minnesota, have averaged anywhere from 0° to 10°— often dropping below zero when you factor wind chill. Perhaps that’s why IC System has a particular admiration for our employees who participated in the 2018 Polar Plunge. Getting bundled up just […]


When the leaves start to change and the autumn season rolls around, that means it’s time for the Fall Fundraiser at IC System. Our company’s charitable group ECHO (Employee Charitable Help Organization) leads several days of games and events to gather employee donations for local charities and families in need. No other game or activity […]


IC System has earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award recognizes United States citizens and groups who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month period. The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer awards program in the country, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through […]


The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the La Crosse Media Group hosted their 16th Annual Radiothon at Gundersen Health System’s La Crosse clinic from October 19-21. Members from IC System’s Onalaska, Wisconsin branch office volunteered to answer phones and take donations during the event. Throughout the Radiothon, the La Crosse Media Group supports and shares […]


The 2017 Vistage Minnesota IMPACT Award committee recognized IC System’s President and CEO, John Erickson Jr., at the Vistage MN Executive Summit on September 26, 2017. Among many nominees, Erickson was identified for the trust he nurtures in his business, as well as his leadership of IC System’s community outreach. The Vistage MN Impact Award […]