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    • 10 Jun 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
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    June 2020 Meeting - Webinar


    June 10, 2020


    Conference access Provided to registrants


    12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

    1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

    “The Implications of Real Time Payments”

    Speaker: Anthony Amodeo, Bank of America, Emerging Payments

    "SWIFT gpi - Delivering the Fairy Tale, How SWIFT gpi is delivering certainty for cross boarder payments "

    Speaker: Cheryl Jacobs, Wells Fargo, Global Product Manager


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    “The Implications of Real Time Payments”

    Anthony Amodeo from Bank of America will discuss the benefits of U.S. Real-Time Payments, the first new clearing system in the U.S. in more than 40 years. Join us to learn more about:

    · Benefits of RTP, including 24/7/365 connectivity, speed and enhanced messaging

    · Use cases for how RTP can add value to all business and their customers

    · Network updates and lessons learned from 2 years of live operation

    · How real-time payments are being leveraged in the pandemic environment

     Speaker: Anthony Amodeo, Bank of America, Product Manager, Emerging Payments

    Anthony Amodeo is a product manager in the Global Transaction Services Core Cash Management team with specific responsibility for the development, launch, and commercialization of Emerging Payments, which encompasses instant payment systems, alias-based payments, and digital wallet integration. In this role, Anthony contributed to Bank of America’s effort to join U.S. Real-Time Payments – the first new clearing system in the United States in over 40 years – and is now responsible for implementing a globally consistent strategy for faster payment capabilities in markets around the world.

    After completing the Global Banking and Markets Veteran Associate Program, Anthony joined the bank in 2013 as a Liquidity Product Sales Specialist. His liquidity coverage responsibilities included non-bank financial institutions, public sector entities, and the full spectrum of industries and client segments in Canada. In 2015, he became the COO for Large Corporate North America treasury sales, facilitating the execution of the regional business strategy.

    A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in aeronautical engineering, Anthony served as a naval officer and helicopter pilot for 11 years before starting his career in finance. While on active duty, he earned an MBA from the University of San Diego. Since joining the bank, he has earned FINRA Series 7 and 63 and the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) qualifications.

    Anthony currently lives with his young family in Garden City, New York. He is an active leader in the New York chapter of the Military Support and Assistance Group (MSAG), which contributes to the firm’s culture of diversity and inclusion. He also volunteers as a Blue and Gold Officer, responsible for guiding local candidates through the Naval Academy application process. 

    “SWIFT gpi - Delivering the Fairy Tale. Learn how SWIFT gpi is delivering certainty for cross-border payments”

    SWIFT gpi delivers on the fairy tale of same-day cross-border payments as simply and transparently as you order a ride-share or a pizza. Learn how the vision and implementation has delivered to solve real-world pain points for banks and corporates. Learn about what is next and on the horizon.

     Speaker: Cheryl B. Jacobs, CTP, NPDP, Global Product Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

    Cheryl B. Jacobs is product manager for global urgent payments and Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) for Corporates specialist for Wells Fargo. She has been with Wells Fargo since 2005, working with global payments, SWIFT for Corporates, and online services for customers using treasury management services.

    Before joining Wells Fargo, Cheryl worked for Huntington National Bank and Bank One, supporting online services for treasury management clients. She is on the board of Innovate Carolina, part of the Product Development & Management Association and was a committee member of AFP’s CTP Essentials of Treasury Management 6th edition.

    She earned a B.S. in human ecology from The Ohio State University and her MS in Psychology with an emphasis in Human Factors from Grand Canyon University. She became a CTP in 1997, earned her Certified SWIFT for Corporates designation in 2014, and received her New Product Development Professional certification in 2018. Cheryl lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and daughter.



    Course attendance recommended for 1 CPE, CAE, CTP and FP&A credit per 50 minutes.

    Delivery Method: Webinar

    Program Level: Intermediate

    Prerequisites: No Prerequisites Required

    Advanced Preparation: No Advanced Preparation Required

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