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More details about MAC’s new dues model…with benefits!
Published on: 4/13/2021
We are just a few weeks away from launching our new website and our new dues model here at MAC. And we will soon unveil more details of Level Up 21, which will occur July 27-28 in a virtual format.
Deadline Approaching for Board Elections - Submit your application today!
Published on: 4/6/2021
MAC is seeking strategic leaders to serve in leadership roles on the Board of Directors and Board Advisors. As an organization driven by volunteers, MAC dedicates itself to protecting the integrity of the payment ecosystem through ongoing education, communication, and collaboration among its members.
MAC’s new dues model: It’s not a joke!
Published on: 4/6/2021
Due to a technical glitch, our MAC update did not appear in last week’s Dispatch. Here is the piece that would have appeared:

Tomorrow may be April Fool’s Day, but MAC is serious about the new dues model coming later this spring. The new model streamlines current dues, making MAC education more accessible for your entire organization.
Save the Date - April Webinar Announcement
Published on: 3/30/2021
The next webinar in our monthly series is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, at 2 pm EST.

"The Real Cost of Business Email Compromise”
MAC announces change in membership dues structure
Published on: 3/24/2021
The MAC Board of Directors, as part of its efforts to enhance the member experience, made the decision to restructure MAC’s membership dues effective later this year.


In this new model, membership will be open to anyone within your organization as part of your standard organizational membership, with no additional per person fees. This back-to-basics dues model is your chance to welcome more of your team to a MAC membership and all its benefits.
New Leadership and Growth Opportunities are Open
Published on: 3/24/2021
MAC seeks creative and innovative leaders from the payments industry to serve on the Board of Directors and Board Advisor roles. We seek individuals who are collaborative and interested in building a more inclusive organization where all members can engage and grow. This year we have six Director positions and the office of Treasurer open for election.
MAC announces new website upgrades
Published on: 3/15/2021
If you missed the announcement during Tech Days, MAC is releasing a new member website this Spring. What can you expect from our new website?
MAC Has an Open Call for Board Seats
Published on: 3/15/2021
As an industry-leading group of risk management professionals, MAC has a unique opportunity to educate and influence our peers and those organizations that govern our businesses. As such, we are looking for strategic leaders who have a passion for evolving our industry. The MAC Board of Directors and Board Advisor elections are now underway.
MAC Board Elections
Published on: 3/9/2021
MAC’s annual election cycle for open Board of Directors seats starts this month.
March Webinar Announcement
Published on: 3/1/2021
Join us, March 29 at 1 pm EST for "How to Launder Money – Inside the Mind of a Money Launderer”, presented by Christian Chimel, Chief Executive Officer at Web Shield Limited.
Save The Date - MAC Events
Published on: 2/16/2021
Mark your calendar for these upcoming events hosted by MAC.
MAC Events - Call for Speakers
Published on: 1/26/2021
Are you passionate and willing to share your leadership, knowledge, and expertise with others? If your answer is yes, then now is the time to submit your speaker proposal for MAC’s webinars and events
Join the MAC Community
Published on: 1/25/2021
MAC leads the industry with its distinguished reputation for combating fraud through quality education, industry collaboration, and resources. Our membership consists of payment professionals and their supporting organizations.
A membership with MAC will offer alerts regarding suspicious merchants, card brand updates, fraud trends, and loss mitigations. As a MAC member, you will have direct access to our monthly webinars and industry-leading events, Tech Day(s), and Level Up at member-only pricing.
A Message from MAC President Stephen Prince
Published on: 1/11/2021
The best is yet to come; with the close of 2020, let's set our sights on the great things on our collective horizons. I am looking forward to the opportunity to take on the Presidency of MAC with a mix of humility and excitement. We will kick the year off with continued work from a dedicated group of Board Members, Advisors, and Volunteers who strengthen the programs, educational and networking opportunities and make MAC the great organization it is.
Correction: MAC Announces New Board Members and Officers for 2020.
Published on: 11/16/2020
What is an election process without a hanging chad or two? We apologize for an editing error that resulted in several standing advisors to the MAC Board not being included on the board announcement in the November 4th issue of MAC Dispatch.
MAC announces new Board Members and Officers for 2020
Published on: 11/4/2020
MAC announces the election of new officers, directors, and advisors to its Board of Directors to serve for the 2020-2022 term. MAC had a record number of applicants for this year’s election process, with many talented and qualified candidates The final elected slate consisted of 16 officers, directors, and advisors who reflect the broad and diverse nature of MAC’s membership.
Welcome to MAC Dispatch
Mark R. Nelson, Ph.D., MBA, CAE, Executive Director
Published on: 10/29/2020
We are excited to deliver to you our first issue of MAC Dispatch. This is a cultivated news source designed to help you keep up to date with topics related to your daily jobs and MAC's broader mission to protect the payments ecosystem. This publication will come to you every Wednesday, and we will maintain past issues for access on the MAC Website. We want this resource to evolve to your needs. We will be monitoring what stories members find interesting.
Perspective: MAC President and the Year in Review
Georgia Stavrakis, President, MAC
Published on: 10/29/2020
As we enter the final months of 2020, I have some personal reflections on MAC and its future. We have a lot to celebrate, even in this challenging year with the impact COVID-19 had on many of our organizations and clients. The past year’s events provided us with an opportunity to pause and take stock of where we are and where we want to go. As MAC President during this period, I have the utmost respect for all of our members and their
continued dedication to a mission and profession that makes the world a better place by focusing on maintaining the payment ecosystem’s integrity. We all win when we collaborate to achieve that common objective.
Lois Greisman, FTC’s Associate Director for Marketing Practices, Receives 42nd Annual Roger W. Jones
Published on: 10/29/2020
Lois Greisman, Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Marketing Practices (DMP), today received the 2019-2020 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership, presented by the American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs. The award recognizes career executives in the federal government for their exceptional public service and dedication to the work and goals of government.