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2014 Educational Training Schedule

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Welcome New Members!

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: 10/30/2014

MACHA Workshops & Webinars

Catching Up on AAP Credits (For AAPs only) - December 2nd - Columbia - BTC - Morning only
Understanding Regulation CC - December 3rd - Webinar
Fighting Fraud in the Card World - December 4th - Columbia - BTC
Essentials of the ACH - December 9th - Columbia - BTC - A.M.
ACH Exceptions: Know Your Risks, Protect Your Rights - December 9th - Columbia - BTC - P.M.
Regulation E Investigations for Debit Cards - December 10th - Webinar
Exception Processing for Checks: Adjustments & Returns - December 11th - Columbia - BTC - Full Day


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!  


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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