The ATPC held its third Transaction Alley Cyber Forum at the Coda at Georgia Tech. Public and Private cybersecurity experts spoke on the various cyber threats facing the payments and fintech industry and how we can cooperate to become more resilient and better respond to attacks. There were over 75 attendees including payments and fintech [...]
The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) gathered at CBRE's offices in Atlanta - one of its newest sponsors - for its final board meeting of 2019 and annual holiday celebration. Guest speakers included Scott Hilton, Executive Director of the Georgians First Commission, Tommy Marshall, Executive Director of the FinTech Academy, and Jessica Washington, Payments Risk [...]
The ATPC continued its state outreach expansion efforts with a visit to Columbus, Ohio on November 12th and 13th. FIS/Worldpay (led by Andrew Ciafardini and Jonathan Genovese) drove trip planning with support from their lobbying firm of BakerHostetler (Lori A. Herf). This team and H. West Richards, Jay Morgan, and Patrick Greer met with more than [...]
On Tuesday, July 30, ATPC and its newest Presenting Member, NCR, hosted United States Congressman Barry Loudermilk and a crowd of approximately 40 payments executives for a town hall event in Atlanta. The Congressman's district, the 11th in Georgia, covers much of Cherokee and Cobb counties, and parts of Bartow and even northwest Fulton. And though [...]
The ATPC team traveled to Raleigh on Tuesday, June 18, for its first trip to the North Carolina capital. Accompanied by TJ Kaplan from the Georgia state government relations team of J. L. Morgan Co. and lead by Dana Simpson and Chandler Spaulding of Smith Anderson, LLP, ATPC had a full day of meetings with [...]
On April 17, the ATPC team traveled to Tallahassee, Fla. as the first step in its state advocacy expansion vision. Led by the Metz, Husband & Daughton team (Jim Daughton) and alongside leadership from ATPC's newest Presenting Member, ACI Worldwide, (David Baxter and John Braswell), West Richards, John Wilson and Jay Morgan from the ATPC [...]
P20, the transatlantic payments initiative, hosted its second annual conference in Atlanta on October 9 and 10. This year’s conference brought together the world’s most influential leaders in payments technology, top U.S., U.K. and Canadian government officials and regulators to discuss the future of the global payments industry. Former British Prime Minister David Cameron was [...]
In 2018, the University System of Georgia launched the FinTech Academy, a collaboration between Georgia's FinTech industry and the University System of Georgia. This initiative, the first of its kind in the world, develops university system students to better prepare them for the specialized and ever-developing FinTech industry.
The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) gathered at Mercedes-Benz Stadium - the new home for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS's Atlanta United FC - for its final board meeting of 2017 and annual holiday party celebration.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta hosted the first Transaction Alley Cyber-FORUM event on May 22, 2017. A press release was circulated following the event and can be read here.