LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Merchant Acquirers' Committee (MAC) is pleased to announce the results of its 2016 Board of Directors Elections. The new Board of Directors and Officers represent a broad range of experience and expertise from a wide variety of companies in the merchant acquiring industry. The new members of the MAC Board of Directors are:
President - Georgia Stavrakis, Heartland Payment Systems
Vice President – Deana Rich, Rich Consulting
Secretary – Vadeene Sisk, Elavon
Director – Adrienne Gray, Epic Pay
Director – Holli Targan, Jaffe Raitt, Huer & Weiss, PC
Director –Heather Mark, Ph.D., ProPay, Inc. a TSYS Company
Director – Jim Bibles, Aperia Solutions
Advisor – Geoff Gray, Giact Systems
Advisor – Kate Root, Chesapeake Payment Systems
Advisor – Tim Buckingham, Cooperative Bank PLC
Advisor – Dione Hodges, Sterling Payment Technologies
Past President – Richard Parrott, TouchSuite
"I am honored to introduce our membership to the 2016-2017 MAC Board of Directors," said Georgia Stavrakis, incoming MAC President. "The new additions and changes to the board reflect MAC's dedication to its mission of being the premier Risk, Underwriting, and Compliance educational organization in payment processing."
The elections come on the heels of MAC's successful national conference in Las Vegas. The annual event saw nearly 400 payments professionals gathering to share their experiences in the acquiring space and continuing their professional development by attending seminars on issues and trends that are affecting risk, underwriting and compliance professionals in the payments industry.
ABOUT Merchant Acquirers' Committee (MAC)
MAC is a non-profit company dedicated to Strengthening the payment ecosystem through ongoing education, communication, and cooperation among acquirers, card brands, and enforcement agencies. MAC is comprised of more than 900 members from over 250 companies. For more information, contact: Brian Reddoch via email at brian[at]macmember.org.
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