ACH Originator (Three-Part Series)

Includes a Live Event on 10/01/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

As payment systems have become more complex, so have the ACH Rules. It is imperative that you, as an ACH Originator, understand your obligations and warranties. Your financial institution may have trained you on how to create the file, but do you understand the "why" and "how" of what you're doing? Electronic payments can be a challenge, but are simplified when you fully comprehend the processes and pitfalls. In this three-part series, we will focus on the Rules, risk and compliance of ACH origination, while also discussing the benefits and best practices for businesses. This course is recommended for any business submitting ACH entries to pay staff and vendors or collect payments from clients in an effort to streamline and automate your payables and receivables.

John Curtis, AAP, NCP, APRP

SVP, Education & Training

John has over twenty years of experience in payments and has held positions in Treasury Management, Information Systems and Corporate Training and Development. John was Product Manager for Electronic Payments including ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies for fourteen years at Bank of the West. He has served as Chairman of WesPay’s Education Committee and as an Advisor to the WesPay Board of Directors. John served as the Chairman of the Board of Payments Resource One (PRO). He is a member of the American Bankers Association Task Force on Payments Law and has lectured on payments topics including legal issues, emerging technologies, compliance and risk management.

As Senior Vice President of Education and Training, John Curtis oversees the educational offerings for WesPay to ensure members have access to high quality, timely and relevant training that is critical for success in today’s ever changing payments landscape. Before coming to WesPay, John dedicated the previous fourteen years of his career to the payments arena as a Product Manager for Electronic Payments covering ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies. He holds the AAP, NCP and APRP accreditations.

Connie LaChance, AAP, NCP, APRP

Vice President, Education & Training

Before coming to WesPay, Connie has spent nearly twenty years working in the Credit Union industry. She began her career in accounting and quickly became immersed in ACH payments. For over twelve years, she has been in involved in ACH Operations; with the past eight years managing the ACH department at Ent Credit Union and participating in the Federal Reserve’s Retail Payments Advisory Group. Connie currently holds the AAP, NCP, and APRP designations.


ACH Originator (Part 1)
10/01/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
10/01/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
ACH Originator (Part 2)
10/03/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
10/03/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
ACH Originator (Part 3)
10/08/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
10/08/2019 at 1:00 PM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
AAP CE Credits
3.60 AAP credits  |  Certificate available
3.60 AAP credits  |  Certificate available
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