Who We Are

From small startups to household brand names, Anserve Inc has provided its professional range of answering services to a diverse business community since 1969. Anserve has always been a family business. We own and maintain a 12,000 square foot building with a staff of over 100 employees.

Although our lives are driven by electronic communications, 79% of consumers say they prefer to interact with businesses via phone. Anserve is a 24×7 operation…we do not close. You worry about making your phone ring, Anserve will make sure all calls are answered.

Anserve offers customized scripting and high-end technology to ensure we capture EXACTLY what you need and deliver it EXACTLY how you want it. We are an extension of your brand and, being the first person interacting with your audience, possibly one of the most important extensions.

Our live-agents are based in the United States and complete repeated training on topics ranging from HIPAA compliance to customer service and data breach security. Anserve is an International Industry Award recipient managing over 10,000 calls per day with the ability to speak over 200 languages.

Meet Our Founders

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Bob Ward

As CEO and Founder of Anserve, Bob Ward provides an extensive set of skills and leadership to the company. His expertise in marketing and finance led to the founding of numerous companies in his professional career, one of which was ranked as one of the ten largest advertising agencies in NJ for over a decade. Bob is directly involved with setting the company strategy and is the pilot for company growth at the client level. He holds a BA from Yale University and completed an MBA program at NYU. Bob served as an enlisted man in the US Marine Corps and as a Captain in the US Army.

Nancy Ward VP and Founder

Nancy Ward

Prior to purchasing their first answering service in 1969, VP and Founder, Nancy Ward was an associate editor in the Trade Book Division of a leading New York publishing company and was one of the first female brokerage managers on Wall Street. From working with the NJ Bell Switchboards to overseeing the digitization of Anserve, Nancy has experienced all evolutions of the Telephone Answering Service industry. Her expertise is in personnel management and customer relations. Nancy holds a BA from Wellesley College and has been listed in the ‘Who’s Who in American Women” since 1985.

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Rob Ward

Rob represents the second generation of the Ward family at Anserve. As President of Anserve, Rob oversees all current operations cementing Anserve’s position as the largest answering service in New Jersey. Rob is highly regarded in the industry and is tasked with preparing the company for trailblazing growth vis-a-vis the use of technology in tele-services. Rob has a dual degree in Marketing and Finance from Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Anserve’s Core Values: Building a great company with compassionate people to deliver amazing results.

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  1. Accountability
    • Reliable
    • Demonstrates pride and excellence in their work
  2. Customer First
    • Quick responsiveness to customers
    • Shows compassion toward customers
    • Respects privacy of customers
  3. Integrity
    • Honest and open in all communication
  4. Foster Positive Environment
    • Welcoming, energetic, and fun
    • Cares for and respects coworkers, customers, and callers
  5. Team Player
    • Brings out the best in others
    • Is open to the ideas of others
    • Contributes to the team