Allen, TX (PRWEB) January 7, 2009
ACH Direct, Inc., a leading technology provider of Automated Clearing House (ACH), credit card and debit card processing and risk management services, announced today that three of its staff members have become the latest AAP recipients with the receipt of the final results of NACHA's Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) Exam. Michael Evans, Director of Customer Service, Eddie Gitau, Customer Service Agent and Linnay Zazueta, National Accounts Manager have successfully passed the exam and acquired their AAP designation.
The AAP designation was created in 1993 to recognize professionals for their understanding and knowledge of the ACH Network and the payments industry.
To earn the prestigious AAP designation, candidates must sit for a stringent exam that is administered once a year by NACHA through regional payments Associations. The exam is a test covering a wide range of payments information, such as:
- Knowledge of ACH rules and regulations
- Technical ACH skills and operational requirements
- Understanding of electronic payment products and applications
- Risk management and other policy issues
- Marketing and management of electronic payment services
- Regulation E and other federal regulations
Jeff Thorness, President of ACH Direct, Inc., extended congratulations to the employees who recently earned the prestigious AAP designation. "This accomplishment reflects a mastery of ACH knowledge and highlights their commitment to the ACH industry," said Thorness.
About ACH Direct: ACH Direct is a premier payment processor specializing in helping businesses reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies through the automation of payment acceptance and disbursement functions. ACH Direct features a comprehensive suite of payments products and services including credit card, debit card, and ACH/eCheck processing for numerous sales channels and all popular payment methods; from Web payments, to over the phone and everything in between. Additional information about ACH Direct can be found at http://www.achdirect.com.