Alliance Membership Features

The Payments Innovation Alliance encourages industry dialogue and collaboration among members to help advance domestic and global payments. As an inclusive voice for the payments industry and the ACH Network, the growing membership body consists of organizations throughout the payments ecosystem and from around the globe.

Membership in the Alliance is held at the organizational level and all employees can access member benefits. Members can:

Be a Part of Something Bigger

Attend Alliance Membership Meetings
In-person meetings are held three times per year, two in the U.S. and one held internationally. Alliance meetings are interactive and designed to help members understand industry developments, discuss the challenges and collaborate on the solutions, all in a community-type setting.

Connect and Interact
The Alliance provides both in-person and virtual opportunities throughout the year for members to network with other payments executives and professionals, build connections with potential clients and meet new industry friends.

Participate in Members-only Webinars
Stay current on hot-button issues and further industry dialogue and collaboration via expert-led webinars around topics important to your organization.

Obtain access to Nacha
Receive a designated Nacha point of contact to answer questions about your membership, guide you to relevant resources, or help answer your ACH rules questions.

Drive Change and Innovation

Join a Project Team
Consisting of industry stakeholders, team members collaborate to create tools and develop resources designed to influence existing and emerging payment trends and drive change for the entire financial services ecosystem. 

Run for a leadership position
Our Advisory Committee helps chart the course of the Alliance, deciding areas of organizational focus and developing programs and projects. Committee members ensure our meetings and programs are addressing the leading issues of the day and are relevant for the evolving payments industry.

Demonstrate thought leadership
Establish your thought leadership credentials through opportunities to participate on panels, webinars, Nacha committees, drafting white papers and more that help to influence the direction of the payments industry.

Be in the Know

With a diverse membership of industry thought leaders, the Alliance showcases its expertise through meeting sessions, member webinars, and other curated content – all to help propel you in your career and help position your organization for success. 

Stay informed
Look for the Alliance Buzz newsletter, Nacha’s bi-weekly NewsLink, and other announcements about Alliance and Nacha activities that impact your organization.

Save with discounted pricing
Receive special member pricing on Nacha publications, event registrations and exhibit space, accreditation programs and more.

Access the Nacha Operating Rules & Guidelines
Receive annual complimentary copy of the Nacha Operating Rules & Guidelines in the format of your choice.

Receive Nacha Operating Rules support
Participate in Quarterly Nacha Operating Rules Update webinars where you can connect with Nacha Rules experts during live Q&A sessions.

Leverage AAP/APRP continuing education opportunities
Stay up-to-date on your CECs by earning AAP/APRP credits by attending Alliance meetings and members-only webinars.

Alliance Membership Dues
  • Unlimited Membership - $8000/year. Member organization may send an unlimited number of attendees to the Alliance in-person meetings.  
  • Standard Membership - $5,750/year. Member organization may send up to four attendees to the Alliance in-person meetings.  
  • Small Business/FI Membership - $2,500/year. Member organization may send one attendee to the Alliance in-person meetings. Small business members must have less than $10 million (USD) in annual revenue; FIs must have less than $5 billion (USD) in total assets.
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Alliance Team

Jennifer West, AAP, APRP, Senior Director, Payments Innovation Alliance, Education and Accreditation
Jami Senter, Assistant Director, Payments Innovation Alliance
Julie Merante, Director, Membership Operations


For membership questions please contact

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