HERNDON, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 – In honor of National APRP Recognition Day, which is commemorated annually on the third Tuesday of September, Nacha will recognize over 360 Accredited Payments Risk Professionals.
The APRP exam tests for comprehensive risk management knowledge across all payment types, including check, wire, debit, credit and prepaid cards, emerging and alternative payments, and ACH. To become an APRP, individuals must pass an exam, administered by Nacha, that tests their knowledge of subjects including the fundamentals of payments risk management, payments systems, payments risk policy and governance, payments risk management systems and controls, physical and information security, and the regulatory environment.
“It is our honor to recognize each APRP for mastering the complexities of risk management in the payments industry,” said Stephanie Prebish, AAP, CTP, Senior Director & Group Manager, Association Services, at Nacha.
“While there have been many changes in the industry – and life itself – for consumers and businesses alike over the last few months, the payments ecosystem continues to be bolstered by a growing group of credentialed experts who can effectively help manage payments risk for organizations, enhance payments processes, maintain sound payments practices, and ensure compliance with regulations,” Prebish said.
To learn about the APRP program, visit www.nacha.org/accredited-payments-risk-professional. Those considering the upcoming APRP exam window, which occurs Nov. 20-Dec. 19, should contact their Payments Association to learn more about training opportunities to help them prepare for the exam. Visit www.centerforpayments.org.
Nacha is a nonprofit organization that convenes hundreds of diverse organizations to enhance and enable ACH payments and financial data exchange within the U.S. and across geographies. Through the development of rules, standards, governance, education, advocacy, and in support of innovation, Nacha’s efforts benefit all stakeholders. Nacha is the steward of the ACH Network, a payment system that universally connects all U.S. bank accounts and facilitates the movement of money and information. In 2019, 24.7 billion payments and nearly $56 trillion in value moved across the ACH Network. Nacha also leads groups focused on API standardization and B2B payment enablement. Visit Nacha.org for more information, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.