Transaction Alley Cyber Forum

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 [...]

ATPC Holds Q4 2019 Board Meeting, Holiday Party at Sponsor CBRE’s Offices in Atlanta

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 [...]

ATPC Hosts Fly-In to Columbus, Ohio

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 [...]

ATPC Hosts Town Hall for Congressman Barry Loudermilk at NCR Headquarters

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 [...]

ATPC Hosts Fly-In to Raleigh, North Carolina

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 [...]

ATPC Hosts Fly-In to Tallahassee, Florida

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 [...]

ATPC Hosts Annual P20 Conference and Dinner in Atlanta, Georgia

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 [...]

ATPC Meets with USG Chancellor to Help Form the FinTech Academy

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.