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Financial Institutions

*Frick Tri-County Federal Credit Union
*LANCO Federal Credit Union
*County Bank
*Stonebridge Bank

Associate Members

*Accume Partners
*Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI)
*TMA Resources, Inc.
*S3-Shared Service Solutions, LLC

Mark of Excellence


The Mark of Excellence signifies that MACHA, through its Direct Membership in NACHA, is a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications, and support.


ECCHO - Electronic Check Clearing House Organization is recognized by many organizations across the U.S., as the national provider of image exchange rules.


We are pleased to include ECCHO and the ECCHO Rules Update bulletin on the MACHA Website as informative resources.


Link to ECCHO  


Link to ECCHO Rules Summary

MACHA - The Mid-Atlantic Payments Association

MACHA is a Regional Payments Association that serves financial institutions, businesses, and municipalities in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Northern Virginia, Northeast West Virginia, and Southern Pennsylvania.

Our mission is to increase the understanding and use of payment networks by providing education, operational support, and advocacy to payments professionals...

Read MACHA's Mission Statement
Announcements / Workshops & Webinars

MACHA's Upcoming Training Programs
Date Posted: 12/11/2014

MACHA Workshops & Webinars

2015 Training Schedule Now Available


MACHA's training location is:

Charles I. Ecker Business Training Center
Howard Community College
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 21046



2015 Educational Package Plans Now Available
Date Posted: 12/3/2014

2015 Educational Package Plans

Save on the cost of training by purchasing a MACHA Educational Package Plan for 2015.  MACHA's educational package plans offer convenience and cost savings by making a one-time single payment for an entire calendar year of in-person training.  Educational package plans do not renew automatically.  Click here to view and/or purchase a 2015 plan for your organization today!

NACHA Request for Comment
Date Posted: 12/9/2014

Request for Comment - Same Day ACH to Move Payments Faster

NACHA invites comments on a proposal to provide a new, ubiquitous capability for moving ACH payments faster.  The proposal would amend the NACHA Operating Rules to enable the same-day processing of virtually any ACH payment.

NACHA is ussuing this proposal to generate feedback on the proposed new Same Day ACH Network functionality, and to stimulate industry thinking about the uses for moving payments faster via Same Day ACH.  NACHA encourages responses from all ACH Network participants and interested parties.

Executive Summary
Request for Comment Presentation
ACH Participant Survey
Proposed Modifications to the Rules

NACHA is accepting comments through Friday, February 6, 2015.  


ACH Financial Literacy Toolkit
Date Posted: 9/30/2014

ACH Financial Literacy Toolkit

MACHA is pleased to make available an ACH Financial Literacy tookit which is a program the can be branded for your organization.  It was developed to promote electronic payments and financial literacy and contains information on both ACH Direct Deposit and Direct Payments.

Click here to find out more

NEW On-Demand Training

Cross-Channel Risk Certificate Program - NEW from MACHA

MACHA is pleased to announce an on-demand training opportunity - The Cross-Channel Risk Certificate Program.  This is an on-demand program and is designed for payments professionals who would benefit from an understanding of payment systems risk, fraud potential and governing rules and regulations.  The ten-module program examines inherent risks, investigates common areas of exposure, identifies compliance obligations and provides sound risk mitigation practices for the key payment networks - Check, Wire, ACH and Card.

Click here for more information on this exciting program!

Contact Us

MACHA - The Mid-Atlantic Payments Association
1344 Ashton Road
Suite 202
Hanover, Maryland 21076
Phone: 410-859-0090
Fax:  410-859-3452


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