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Nacha creates broadly adopted payment and financial messaging rules and standards through consensus-led governance, international collaboration, and innovative development practices. We continually advance the ubiquitous ACH Network and engage diverse stakeholders to accelerate a digital future of global financial services interoperability.

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Jane E. Larimer to be Next CEO of Nacha

Announcement Coincides with Refreshed Nacha Brand Uniting its Programs and Initiatives through New Visual Identity

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2019 – The Nacha Board of Directors has selected Jane E. Larimer as the next President and CEO of Nacha effective July 1, 2019. The Board thanks Janet O. Estep, Nacha’s current President and CEO for her successful 11 years of leadership of Nacha and within the payments industry, and welcomes her assistance in the transition before she retires at the end of 2019.

Nacha Introduces the Nacha Corporate Experience

The Nacha Corporate Experience Combines Standards and Technology to Deliver a More Efficient Payments Experience for Today’s Businesses 

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2019 – Today, Nacha introduces the Nacha Corporate Experience, a new way of demonstrating how businesses can more effectively exchange payments and information.

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Nacha Announces AeroPay Express as a Preferred Partner for B2B Electronic Payment Enablement

September 12th, 2018
HERNDON, Va., Sept. 12, 2018 – Nacha announces AeroPay Express as a Preferred Partner for B2B Electronic Payment Enablement. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem at large by removing friction, increasing ease, cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Announces Alacriti as a Preferred Partner for Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments

June 5th, 2018
HERNDON, Va. — June 5, 2018 — Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® has announced Alacriti as a Preferred Partner for Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments (EBPP). Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Announces Finastra as a Preferred Partner for Enabling Innovation in Payments

April 26th, 2018
HERNDON, Va., April. 26, 2018 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announces Finastra as a Preferred Partner for Enabling Innovation in Payments. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of providers and innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts and the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, or supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Announces Volante Technologies as a Preferred Partner for Accelerated Payments Integration and Processing

April 24th, 2018
HERNDON, Va., April 24, 2018 - Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® has announced Volante Technologies as a Preferred Partner for Accelerated Payments Processing and Integration. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem at large by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Announces First Data as a Preferred Partner for Digital Commerce ACH Enablement

April 11th, 2018
HERNDON, Va., April 12, 2018 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announces First Data as a Preferred Partner for Digital Commerce ACH Enablement. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of providers and innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts and the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, or supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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Nacha Launches the Accredited Payments Risk Professional Program

October 11th, 2017
APRP program tests payments professionals’ comprehensive knowledge of risk management  across all payments types   First-ever APRP exam to be administered in March 2018   HERNDON, Va., Oct. 12, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® today announced the launch of the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) program, a new credential designed to allow payments industry participants to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of risk management strategies, concepts, and mitigation techniques within the payments ecosystem.
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Nacha’s API Standardization Industry Group Names First Five APIs to Develop to Support Payments Industry Advancement

October 5th, 2017
Summary Meeting Report and Overview Document, released today, also identify the additional APIs for future development Group will reconvene at the Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting Oct. 11 to further work efforts HERNDON, Va., Oct. 5, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® and the Payments Innovation Alliance, today released a Meeting Summary Report and Overview Document from the latest meeting of the API Standardization Industry Group.
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Nacha’s Third-Party Sender Registration Rule Becomes Effective Today

September 29th, 2017
Risk Management Portal Opens to Support Registration and Other Risk Management Services   HERNDON, Va., Sept. 29, 2017 – Today, Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announced the Third-Party Sender Registration Rule is in effect. The Rule, which was approved last year, requires Originating Depository Financial Institutions (ODFIs) to register their Third-Party Sender customers with Nacha.
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Call for Nominations for the 2018 Nacha Payments Awards Now Open

September 19th, 2017
Winners will be announced at PAYMENTS 2018 in San Diego   HERNDON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announced today that the call for nominations for the 2018 Nacha Payments Awards are now open.
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Same Day ACH for Debits Begins Today, Providing Another Option for Faster Payments

September 15th, 2017
Nacha Builds Upon Existing Same Day ACH Credit Payment Capabilities   HERNDON, Va., Sept. 15, 2017 – Today, Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association®, the steward of the ACH Network, announced the launch of Same Day ACH for debit payments. Same Day ACH is a faster payments option that reaches all U.S.
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