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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
2014 Annual Payments Seminar

2014 Annual Payments Seminar

   Thursday, September 18, 2014
               9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:   DoubleTree by Hilton
               5485 Twin Knolls Road
               Columbia, MD  21045


The State of Payments Today and Tomorrow: View from the Federal Reserve Bank
Speaker: Mr. Dave Beck, Regional Branch Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Key Trends in Combating Payments Fraud: A Department of Justice Perspective
Speaker: Mr. Jonathan Rusch, Deputy Chief for Strategy & Policy, U.S. Department of Justice

The ACH Network - 40 Years of Innovation - Still Moving Forward
Speaker: Ms. Jane Larimer, Executive Vice President, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association

The Dawn of Digital Currency: The Risk & The Promise
Speaker: Mr. Gideon Samid, PhD, PE, Bitmint, LLC

Registration Fees:

MACHA Members:     $160.00
Non-Members:           $350.00
Cost is per person.  Lunch is included. 
This program is covered under all 2014 Educational Package Plans.

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Announcements / Workshops & Webinars

MACHA's Upcoming Training Programs
Date Posted: 8/13/2014

MACHA Workshops & Webinars

AAP Evening Review Sessions (4 weeks) - August 21st & 28th, September 4th & 11th - Columbia - BTC
Check Image Processing: Forward & Return Items - September 9th - Columbia - BTC
ACH Treasury Reclamations: Managing Your Risks - September 10th - Webinar

The Progression of Prepaid
- September 17th - Webinar
2014 Annual Payments Seminar - September 18th - DoubleTree  - Columbia
AAP Examination Review - Part 1 - September 23rd - Columbia - BTC
Review of Remote Deposit Capture Regulatory Guidance - September 24th - Webinar

Please note that our Columbia training location has changed this year.  We will no longer be at the Holiday Inn on Route 1.  The new training location is:

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


The 2014 Education schedule is now available!  


CAPP Exercise 2014
Date Posted: 5/29/2014

Test Your Organization's Response to a Cyber Attack - Participate in a Nationwide Simulation

In September, FS-ISAC and the Payment Risk Council are conducting a two-day, table-top exercise to simulate an attack on payment processes.  This annual exercise will help you assess your financial institution's readiness in the event of a cyber attack. 

There is no cost to your institution and you do not need to be a member of FS-ISAC to participate. 

Click here for more information

2014 CAPP Registration Form

ACH Financial Literacy Toolkit
Date Posted: 4/30/2014

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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