Greater Washington
         Association for Financial Professionals

GWAFP December 2012 Monthly Meeting

  • 12 Dec 2012
  • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • PNC - Washington, DC


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Sponsored by PNC Bank

PNC - Washington, DC

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.  Buffet Lunch, Welcome and Introductory Remarks and Board & Officer Elections

1:00 - 1:50p.m.  Topic: ACH Payments: What’s Happened, What’s Happening, & What Might Happen

1:50 - 2:00 p.m.  Break/Election Results

2:00 - 2:50 p.m.  Continuation of ACH Presentation

Session: Description:

The past, present and future continues to influence and shape the payments industry in a variety of ways.  This session will highlight how the history of payments is impacting the future of payments.  Our conversation will focus on the most pressing influences in payments today – the collision of technology and regulatory requirements. 


Highlights of Session Topics:

  • Influence of past decisions and its current impact on payments
  • Exponential growth in technology driving the future of payments
  • Regulatory requirements reigning in potential opportunities

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover how earlier choices in the payments evolution are having a direct impact on the future of the payments network.

  • Determine what actions your organization may need to take in order to stay responsive to the payment needs of their organizations.

Speaker Biography:

Kimberly W. Rector, AAP

Kimberly is the Senior Director of Education for MACHA. She is responsible for providing assistance, education, and training regarding the ACH Network and related payment systems to MACHA's members. Kimberly has twenty-seven years experience in the financial services industry at both commercial banks as well as credit unions, with a concentration in ACH operations and services. In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities as Senior Director of Education, Kimberly also represents MACHA and its members on several NACHA sponsored Work Groups, responsible for the on-going maintenance and development of new ACH Rules. Kimberly is a graduate of "The Payments Institute" and is an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP).


Please register by December 10, 2012, using our online meeting registration form (

Members: $35

Non-Members: $45


Course attendance recommended for 1 CPE, CAE or CTP credit per 50 minutes.

Delivery Method: Group-live

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites Required

Advanced Preparation: No Advanced Preparation Required


Sessions generally will be cancelled only for inclement weather. If the U.S. Government closes due to severe weather, the session will be cancelled.  Every effort will be made to notify registered participants of the cancellation by email. In the event of advance payments, participants may request funds be applied to the next upcoming meeting provided 48 hours of notification are given.

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For more information:
Contact: Donna Ryan
Phone: 202-835-4986

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