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Keynote Speakers

Monday, May 8, 1:00 pm

Dr. David Kelly
Chief Global Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Wednesday, May 4, 1:00 pm

Gerald Chertavian
Founder & CEO, Year Up

Session Speakers

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Erika Bauman, Aite-Novartis
Erika Baumann serves as a senior research analyst for Aite Group’s Wholesale Banking & Payments practice, focusing on payments, including real-time payments and payables and receivables technology and solutions. She has over 20 years of experience in the wholesale banking space, bringing expertise from both banking and fintech vendor positions. She has worked extensively with both U.S. and international banks, vendors, and the clients of each to identify market opportunities and implement technology solutions.
Ms. Baumann has presented her research at various conferences, including NACHA Payments, AFP, and several technology vendor user conferences across the globe. She has been quoted in various media outlets, including The Harvard Business Review, American Banker, Treasury & Risk, iTreasurer, PYMNTS.com, Banking Exchange, Payments Source, and The Paypers.

701-How Automation has Changed the AP World
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
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Heather has more than 15 years of experience managing risk and building information security management programs. In her role, Heather helps clients in a variety of areas, including IT risk management, information security governance, corporate IT audits, and corporate operational risk functions. Heather brings a wealth of experience in multiple aspects of risk management across business operations including regulatory compliance, corporate accounting, corporate information systems, and more.
Heather has significant experience in providing effective and efficient IT solutions to enhance control environments without interrupting business operations. She has assisted companies in the area of security for multiple types of organizations including, automotive, manufacturing, defense, data centers, financial institutions, REITs, software, professional services along with others. Heather works with her clients to develop solutions that fit their needs and assists them to ensure their assets are protected. Assessing risk and risk tolerance are her greatest areas of expertise in navigating regulations and security threats.

201- Digital Risk Evolution
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30
Jordan Bentley, Worldpay
Jordan Bentley is a Strategy Manager within Worldpay from FIS’ fast growing crypto and emerging business team and has been with the business for 2 and a half years previously working in other high risk verticals.

1001-What’s fresh in today’s payments environment?
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30
Jason Blumstein, Actualize Consulting
Jason Blumstein, CTP is currently a Senior Manager with Actualize Consulting.  Mr. Blumstein has spent 7 years in Corporate Treasury before moving into a TMS implementation role and has spent the last 4 years as a consultant working at Actualize Consulting – during his most recent time Mr. Blumstein has taken on projects to select Treasury software, help implement it and evaluate best practice setups.

801-Catch Them If You Can – What Can The Treasurer Do To Prevent Payment Fraud
Wednesday, May 4, 11:45-12:45
Bob Brutti, FIS Global
Bob has over 21 years of merchant and banking experience working with large enterprise clients who conduct business through retail and eCommerce platforms. He creates solutions and growth opportunities for clients within the US and internationally. His payment experience extends towards acquiring and issuing with credit, debit, ATM, WEX, EBT, check processing, and buy now/pay later.

1001-What’s fresh in today’s payments environment?
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30
Brian Buck, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

702-Cash Investment Themes in Uncertain Times
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
Jamie Cortas, Dell
Jamie Cortas, Director, Global Investment Management joined Dell from EMC in September of 2016. Previously she was a Director, Worldwide Investment Portfolio Strategies at EMC having joined EMC’s Treasury department in January 2001. At EMC she was responsible for managing investments for the company’s balance sheet cash; approximately $4 billion fixed income portfolio. In addition to overseeing the investment of Dell’s balance sheet cash, Jamie also oversees the investments of a ~$500 million defined benefit plan for Data General, which EMC acquired in 1999, and she helps with special projects for the Dell 401K plan. Prior to EMC, she was a Financial Advisor on the retail side for 18 months. Jamie holds a B.S. in finance from Bentley University and a Masters Degree in Investment Management from Boston University. Jamie also heads the investment committee for her church’s endowment.

702-Cash Investment Themes in Uncertain Times
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
 
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Glenn A. Davis, PNC Bank
Glenn A. Davis has 30-plus years of banking and product management experience. In his current role as a solutions advisor in PNC’s Treasury Solutions Group, Glenn helps corporate and institutional organizations gain efficiencies for collection, payment, liquidity, information management and fraud prevention. He accomplishes this by recommending strategies to improve order to cash (streamlining and accelerating collections) and procure to pay (streamlining and extending working capital through different payments strategies).

103-Powering New Experiences with APIs
Tuesday, May 3, 9:15-10:15
Denise DeRoss, Equity Lifestyle Properties

Denise DeRoss has been with ELS for 27 years. Her background is in accounting and financial planning. She has spent the last 5 years focused on how the company can use technology to improve processes, gain efficiency, improve job satisfaction, and improve customer experience.

401-Strategies to leverage new payment channels to optimize your payments
Tuesday, May 3, 2:15-3:15
Jeff Diorio, PMC Treasury
Jeff manages treasury management system implementations and selection of services and has responsibility for treasury system vendor relationships.  He has 25+ years of experience in technology and global treasury operations, allowing him to bring a strategic focus to his leadership role.
Jeff has successfully led clients through the implementation of custom treasury systems. Additionally, he played a key role in the development of hosted and ASP-based solutions, experience with SWIFT, reconciliations, collateral management, financial instrument valuation and risk solutions.

101-Blueprinting a State-of-the-Art Treasury
Tuesday, May 3, 9:15-10:15
Matanda Doss, J.P. Morgan
Matanda Doss is an Information Security Manager for the J.P. Morgan Chase, Commercial Banking Cybersecurity & Technology Controls organization and has 25 years of technology experience. He oversees internal cybersecurity, risk and controls and assists business leaders with their cybersecurity initiatives. He previously developed a payment processing solution for the U.S. Dept. of Defense Armed Forces Exchange and held leadership roles with 5th Dimension Logistics, JDA Software and Global Health Experts. He holds a B.S. Degree in Computer Science from Southern Utah University.

603-Cybersecurity: Getting it Right (Now)
Wednesday, May 4, 9:15-10:15
Nancy Duarte, FIS Global
Nancy joined Citizens Bank Merchant Services in 2019. Nancy supports multiple verticals within the commercial space, including healthcare, not-for-profit, and general industries. She provides product support in the payment space both regionally and nationally and has extensive experience in merchant services.Nancy began her career in the payment space over 25 years ago with Bank of America. She has covered multiple verticals, lines of business, and geographies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Nancy resides in the Boston area and is an active community member.

1001-What’s fresh in today’s payments environment?
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30
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Vicente Ferrer, Santander Bank
Born and raised in Madrid, Spain. Vicente completed his university studies in Spain with a bachelor’s in law and a master’s degree in Commercial Law. After a few years working in the corporate consulting industry, Vicente complemented his training with a full time MBA in one of the top business Schools in Asia. Vicente has been working for Santander group in different locations including Spain, UK and US where he currently leads the International US Desk supporting US multinational corporations on their internationalization efforts.

703-Challenges and Solutions in International Treasury Management
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
Joseph Flaherty, U.S. Bank
Joe Flaherty is part of a team of experienced treasury management professionals that helps companies improve their working capital processes and provides counsel and thought leadership on their digitization strategies. From his base in Portland, Maine, Joe helps craft tailored client consultations and provide education on emerging cash management topics through various industry and bank-hosted events, webinars, podcasts, and publications.
In 2015, Joe joined U.S. Bank in a consultative role collaborating with sales, marketing, product, and external integration partners to enhance the bank’s virtual payment capabilities and go-to-market strategy. He has spoken at several events on the bank’s core solutions, market positioning and payments strategies. Before he was a working capital consultant, Joe was in business development, where he focused on providing U.S. Bank corporate payments solutions to our large market technology, media, and telecom partners.
Earlier in his career, Joe worked for a U.S. fintech company in Melbourne, Australia, where he was a liaison between the product, marketing, and U.S. headquarters to ensure stability and transparency during the strategic rollout of a virtual payment solution in the Asia Pacific region.
Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.

301-Building Digital Bridges to Payables Optimization
Tuesday, May 3, 11:45-12:45
Janet Frick, The Boston Consulting Group
Janet has over 25 years’ experience in finance and treasury having worked extensively in capital structure planning, financial risk management, working capital optimization and global liquidity management.  Prior to joining BCG in 2019, Janet worked across a range of sectors in technology, bioscience, environmental and mobility, most recently as Treasurer of Zipcar.

203-Global challenges for the Treasurer in today’s markets
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30
Will Goldthwait, State Street Global Advisors
Will is a Vice President, Portfolio Strategist at State Street Global Advisors. He is a member of the Global Cash and Global Fixed Income Investment Management Teams. Will is responsible for the communication of cash and fixed income investment strategy and performance to clients, consultants and prospects. He covers multiple sectors and vehicles, including both active and indexed fixed income.
Prior to joining SSGA in 2014, Will spent time on both the advisory and brokerage side of the business. Most recently he was part of Royal Bank of Scotland’s Institutional Fixed Income Sales team and Merrill Lynch’s Institutional Money Market Sales Team. Prior to Merrill Lynch will worked as a Money Market Portfolio Manager and Fixed Income Trader for Columbia Management and Fleet Investment Advisors.
Will received his BA from Roanoke College and has his Series 7 and 63 Securities License.

902-The Treasurer’s 2022 Survival Guide
Wednesday, May 4, 2:15-3:15
Robert Graham, Ascendant
Rob Graham is the VP of Enterprise Solutions with Ascendant. A creative and driven professional with over 20 years of sales, marketing, and product experience in the technology and payments space, Rob is a trusted advisor, coach, strategist, and innovator. He possesses unique experience in Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized, and start-up companies.
Prior to joining Ascendant, Rob was the Director of Product at FIS within the Commercial Digital Payments division. His responsibilities included driving product line strategy, client satisfaction, sales success, and change management.

601-AP Automation and ERP Integration – Automating the payment processes through integration
Wednesday, May 4, 9:15-10:15
Anthony Guide CTP, PNC Bank
As an international advisor for PNC’s International Advisory Team, Anthony Guide consults with corporates to review their international business and recommend best practices, payment efficiencies and risk mitigation strategies. Prior to joining PNC, he worked for 10 years in corporate treasury for a large multinational consulting firm.

903-Disrupting Supply Chain Disruption: Tackling International Trade and Mitigating Risk
Wednesday, May 4, 2:15-3:15
David Guzman, J.P. Morgan
David has over 30 years of financial services experience and has worked at First Chicago, Bank of Boston, Bank of New York, HSBC, Citi and JPMorgan.  In his role as an International Treasury Specialist, David works with his customers by listening and learning about their global treasury services and needs.  David socializes with these needs with a team of specialists around the global to provide his clients with local, regional and global best practices and solutions for his clients.

203-Global challenges for the Treasurer in today’s markets
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30
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Nina Hanselmann, U.S. Bank
As a member of the U.S. Bank Working Capital Solutions team, Nina provides clients counsel and thought leadership through trade shows, bank-hosted events and digital channel presentations. Her team specializes in digitization strategies, including new electronic payment types and distributive technologies application. Nina designs and executes large-scale initiatives centered on optimizing the client experience with U.S. Bank.
Based in Milwaukee, Nina brings 25 years of treasury management expertise and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

301-Building Digital Bridges to Payables Optimization
Tuesday, May 3, 11:45-12:45
401-Strategies to leverage new payment channels to optimize your payments

Tuesday, May 3, 2:15-3:15
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Robert Johnston, Santander Bank
Bob Johnston is the Head of Receivables Product Management for the Transaction Banking organization at Santander Bank, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of check, cash, and lockbox products. In this role, Mr. Johnston coordinates efforts with business partners to deliver financial product solutions to clients in the Corporate, Commercial, and Business Banking lines of business.

501-Simplify and Streamline Receivables Management
Tuesday, May 3, 3:30-4:30
Matt Jones, Western Asset
Matt Jones is Head of Liquidity Distribution at Western Asset and works in the New York office. He has over 29 years of experience. Prior to joining the Firm in 2018, Matt worked with BlackRock, Inc., where he served as Global Head of Client Services & Solutions, Head of US Financial Institutions & Major Bank Sales, Chief Operating Officer of the US Cash Management Group, and as Sales Executive, Corporate Channel, for US Sales. Matt has also worked with Barclays Global Investors, as Co-Head of US Sales, Head of Corporate Sales Channel. During the several years he worked with JPMorgan Asset Management, he was Senior Sales Executive for Global Liquidity, Program Manager and Head of International Product Development, and Chief Operating Officer of JPMorgan Funds. He began his career in 1993 in Sales as a Relationship Manager with NatWest Bank Corporate Banking.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with Honors, from the London School of Economics, and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

302-Managing Through Change: investing domestic and international liquidity through evolving markets and regulation
Tuesday, May 3, 11:45-12:45
Steve Kraus, Citibank TTS
Steve has been with Citibank TTS since 2018 in investment sales and product working closely with clients to optimize their short duration investments.  Prior to Citi, Steve was at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY and GE Capital Treasury.  Steve also worked for the Bank of New York Mellon and the Bank of Ireland Global Markets.  Steve has spent the better part of his career in the funding markets as an issuer and an investor.  He has worked on building online investment portal functionality and working with clients to understand capabilities and create more efficiencies for online investors.
Steve is a CTP from 2006 to the present.  Steve holds an MBA from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business and a BS from Quinnipiac University.

502-Up, Up and Away We Go!
Tuesday, May 3, 3:30-4:30
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Barbara Landolt, CSAA Insurance Group
Barbara Landolt is the Assistant Treasurer for CSAA Insurance Group, an AAA branded property and casualty insurer based in Walnut Creek, CA.  Barbara has over 25 years of Treasury experience within the Insurance Industry.  She is responsible for corporate liquidity and banking services.
Barbara is a Certified Treasury Professional with the Association of Financial Professionals and holds a B.S. degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.

201-Leveraging a Brave New World of B2C Payments to Enhance the Customer Experience
Wednesday, May 4, 11:45-12:45
Marci Lerner CTP, Hologic, Inc.
Marci Lerner is currently Treasurer of Hologic Inc., a $3 billion global publicly-traded healthcare company.    She leads the global Treasury team in the management of enterprise risk and insurance, global cash management and corporate finance, including capital structure, capital markets, financial risk, working capital and bank and rating agency relationships. Marci brings more than 25 years of finance, treasury, accounting and financial systems experience, working in multiple industries, including retail, consumer products, manufacturing, high-technology and healthcare.
Previously, Marci was VP, Treasury at BJ’s Wholesale Club where she led this $12 billion private equity owned company through several re-financings, sale-leasebacks and dividend recapitalizations.  She was also VP, Assistant Treasurer at Staples.  She led teams in the US and Belgium in global cash management operations and corporate finance for this $25 billion global Fortune 100 company. Marci formulated and executed a $4 billion M&A financing plan in a tumultuous credit market in 2008.  At Staples, Marci also held the positions of VP, Financial Planning and Analysis and Director of Financial Systems.
Prior to joining Staples, Marci worked for Schick/Pfizer and Digital Equipment Corporation in various finance, accounting and financial systems roles.   Marci is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) with an MBA in Accounting and a BS in Finance and Information Systems from Babson College.

101-Blueprinting a State-of-the-Art Treasury
Tuesday, May 3, 9:15-10:15
Greg Litster, SafeChecks
Greg Litster is President of SAFEChecks, a company specializing in fraud prevention.  Mr. Litster was in banking for 18 years, holding various executive-level positions before founding SAFEChecks in 1996.  Mr. Litster produces the Abagnale Fraud Bulletin, has given hundreds of fraud prevention seminars to professional and financial organizations, and has served as an expert witness in national and international check fraud and embezzlement cases.

403-BEC, VEC, Check…What the Heck??
Tuesday, May 3, 2:15-3:15
Tammi LoGrasso, J.P. Morgan
Tammi LoGrasso is currently an Executive Director in Treasury Services Corporate Client Banking in Boston where she has responsibility for clients in the New England region.  Tammi joined the firm in 2005 as part of the Commercial Bank at the inception of the Boston office. In 2015, Tammi left the firm to lead Treasury Sales teams at Citizens Financial Group in the Healthcare, Technology, FIG and Diversified Groups.  In 2019, Tammi rejoined J.P. Morgan in Treasury Services supporting the same client base that she developed in 2005.
Tammi earned her Associate in Business Administration and Applied Science at New England College of Finance in Boston.

203-Global challenges for the Treasurer in today’s markets
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30
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Jim Maimone CTP, Citizens Bank, N.A.
Jim Maimone, CTP, SVP, Senior Payment Hub Product Manager, has over 25 years of commercial payments experience in a variety of roles from ACH to Integrated Payables to Commercial Cards. Jim is responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for efficiently routing and monitoring payment activity across payment channels. A graduate of UMass Boston, Jim holds a BA in Economics and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College. Jim resides in Stoneham and enjoys coaching and playing ice hockey.

701-How Automation has Changed the AP World
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
Lynne Marlor, Boston Blockchain Association
Lynne is a frequent global speaker, thought leader and investor in the blockchain and digital assets ecosystem.  Lynne works with organizations to drive adoption of Blockchain, Digital Assets, Brand Creation, Innovation and scalable Digitization.  She focuses on guiding organizations as they embrace these shifts in relation to treasury management, risk, working capital and liquidity.
Lynne spent 30+ years working in financial services most recently as Managing Director and Head of the Specialized and Corporate Industry Group at BNYMellon.
Lynne’s most recent speaking engagements include:
*Women in Housing and Finance, DC conference on Payment Innovation,
*2018 Oxford University Global Symposium, UK on Navigating Financial Change
*Third Annual Global Back Office & Operational Efficiency Summit, Spain focused on blockchain for operational efficiency
*The Boston Club in collaboration with Merrill Lynch and BNYMellon’s WIN program on Blockchain
*Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) national and regional programs  (NYC, NC, MidAtlantic, Texas, Midwest, Boston) on Blockchain

503-The New World of Blockchain/Digital Assets/Cryptocurrency
Tuesday, May 3, 3:30-4:30
Matthew McCallister, Brookfield Properties
Matt is an industry veteran with more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, financial management, and credit card services. Matt manages a team of 18, with responsibilities including Accounts Payable, Expense Reporting, Travel, Credit Card Services, e-payables, vehicle fleet, and Property Tax Payments. GGP processes more than $1 Billion annually in Accounts Payable, including e-payable and credit card programs of $80 Million.
Matt’s educational background includes a BSBA from San Diego State University, a dual Master’s from Carnegie Mellon University in financial management and economic development, and a Master’s in accounting from the University of Phoenix. Matt is a member of Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, and is a former HUD fellow.
Matt’s personal interests include home remodeling, genealogy, and traveling with his family.

301-Building Digital Bridges to Payables Optimization
Tuesday, May 3, 11:45-12:45
Scott McGrath, Bank of America
Scott McGrath is a Director and Senior Treasury Officer at Bank of America supporting clients in its Commercial Banking segment. In his 20 years of experience in banking, he has worked across a number of industry and client segments with a focus for working capital and treasury management solutions.
Scott lives in the Northeast with his family and holds an M.B.A. from Fordham University and B.S. in Finance from The Ohio State University.

201-Leveraging a Brave New World of B2C Payments to Enhance the Customer Experience
Wednesday, May 4, 11:45-12:45
Kevin McKeever CTP, HSBC BANK USA
Kevin McKeever, HSBC, Region Head-Payment Advisory – With 30+ years of banking experience, Kevin consults global companies on domestic and international cash management & payment solutions, as well as provides education and training on current market trends in global liquidity & cash management. Kevin holds a MBA from the University of Warwick, UK, and AFP’s CTP credential.

303-An Overview of the Asian payments landscape
Tuesday, May 3, 11:45-12:45
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Michelle Pasquerillo, Bottomline
Michelle Pasquerillo is the VP, Head of Bank Channel Strategy and Success at Bottomline. In her role, Michelle partners with financial institutions to provide their clients with a suite of payables solutions which assist organizations with achieving their automation and financial goals, while reducing fraud exposure. Paymode-X, is an AP Automation platform that helps finance departments accelerate payment automation to maximize efficiencies, security and rebates by leveraging a 475,000-member network of businesses accepting electronic payments. Bottomline helps make complex business payments simple, smart and secure. Corporations and banks rely on Bottomline for domestic and international payments, efficient cash management, automated workflows for payment processing and bill review, and state of the art fraud detection, behavioral analytics and regulatory compliance solutions.

701-How Automation has Changed the AP World
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
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Darren Ricci, Wells Fargo
Darren is a Senior Vice President and ERP Strategy Consultant at Wells Fargo.  He brings over 30 years of experience to leverage a vast expertise in driving cutting-edge technologies while solving critical business challenges.  Darren serves as a mentor and trusted advisor for our clients in a strategic capacity with respect to ERP implementation best practices.  His primary objective is to be our client’s advocate while serving as a “technology concierge” bridging the gap between business and technology.  Darren has been with Wells Fargo for 8 years and held prior executive leadership roles with Honeywell Defense & Space, IBM and was a member of the United States Marine Corps.  He currently serves on the Microsoft Dynamics User Group of Advisors, Independent Oracle User Group, and the SAP Sapphire Advisory Panel.

1002-ERP Readiness
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30/su_spoiler]
Seth Roman, Longfellow Investment Management Co., LLC
Mr. Roman serves as a portfolio manager who leads the Short Duration and Enhanced Cash strategies. Seth brings over 20 years of industry experience to LIM. Prior to joining LIM in 2021, he served as a vice president, portfolio manager on the fixed income team at Amundi US, Inc. where he had responsibility for managing approximately $9.5 bn in short duration assets and was part of the team with oversight in managing over $50 bn of multi-sector fixed income, opportunistic core, high yield, short duration, investment grade, and securitized assets. Previously, Seth was a fixed income trader at Fidelity and has held various positions in the industry. Seth earned a Bachelor of Science in French from Georgetown University and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Boston.

102-Managing Fixed Income in a Rising Interest Rate Environment
Tuesday, May 3, 9:15-10:15
Marc Rudnick, EG America
Marc Rudnick, CTP is currently the Assistant Treasurer of EG America, the parent company of over 1,700 gas stations/convenience stores operating under 10 brand names across the US. As Assistant Treasurer, Marc is responsible for the entire Treasury operation within the United States, including structure, strategy, and staff. He also serves as the company’s Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer. Marc has over 23 years of corporate treasury experience, including over a decade handling treasury for retail corporations. In addition to his time with EG America, Marc has been a part of the treasury teams at Crocs Inc., Ralph Lauren Corp, and Tyco International. Marc has worked in locations around the US, as well as serving a 2-year assignment in Luxembourg and has extensive experience in all facets of US and global treasury operations, capital markets, derivatives, forecasting/modeling, systems implementation, and fraud prevention. Marc originally hails from South Florida and currently resides in Boston.

801-Catch Them If You Can – What Can The Treasurer Do To Prevent Payment Fraud
Wednesday, May 4, 11:45-12:45
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Dave Sackett, Visibility Corporation
Dave Sackett is a former CFO of ULVAC Technologies Inc which is a Japanese-owned semiconductor equipment manufacturer. He is now the Chief Solutions Architect for Visibility Corporation which is a private company that sells an Engineer-to-Order ERP solution for complex manufacturing companies for custom products.  He speaks on the topics of AI, blockchain, ERP, cryptocurrency, and servant leadership, which is the management style he practices. He is a member of Forbes Financial Council, Financial Executives International, Private Directors Association as well as being a guest scholar for CFO.University.

802-Using AI for Financial Forecasting
Wednesday, May 4, 11:45-12:45
Jeffrey Scribner, State Street Global Advisors
Jeff is a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors and a member of the Global Cash Business. In his role as Senior Sales Director, he is responsible for relationship management and business development for SSGA’s money market and custom short duration portfolios across corporations, municipalities, universities and insurance companies in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Prior to this role, Jeff spent five years in SSGA’s San Francisco office building out the western region of SSGA’s Global Cash Business, covering 12 states. Preceding SSGA, Jeff was a member of Neuberger Berman’s sales team in New York with responsibility for the distribution of mutual funds, separately managed accounts and private equity funds to Financial Advisors in the Southwest territory. Jeff started his career at UBS and Smith Barney in New York, serving in various high net-worth and institutional consulting roles across new business development, investment consulting and financial analysis.
Jeff earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University and holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 Licenses.

902-The Treasurer’s 2022 Survival Guide
Wednesday, May 4, 2:15-3:15
Henley Smith, StoneCastle Cash Management
Henley Smith is Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager at StoneCastle Cash Management, LLC. Henley joined StoneCastle in 2015 and is responsible for direct interface with the firm’s Institutional, Municipal and HNW clients who participate in StoneCastle’s cash management strategies. Prior to joining StoneCastle, he served as Chief Investment Officer for Gabelli Fixed Income LLC and also as CIO for Commonwealth Asset Management, which was established as a “next-gen” consortium of the Gabelli Family Office.

A frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV, radio and print media and a speaker at various industry seminars, Henley leads the firm’s efforts to manage and communicate overall market and sector strategy directly with StoneCastle’s existing client base. He has been an advocate for conservative investors and savers throughout his career. He began his career with Bankers Trust Company and also worked at Manufacturers Hanover Investment Corp., managing ERISA, Taft-Harley and various other taxable fixed income portfolios and short-duration strategies. He graduated from St. Lawrence University with a BS in Economics.

402-Same as 2015, But Different: The Rising Rate Cycle and your Cash Strategy
Tuesday, May 3, 2:15-3:15
Paul Staples, HSBC
Paul Staples, HSBC Global Head of Banking as a Service Proposition – Paul Staples is a banker and entrepreneur. With a career spanning 20 years across banking where he worked on trading floors to supporting Sovereign Wealth Funds and their asset holdings, and a parallel career from the dot com days of building an oil and gas asset market place to building a SaaS business that solved major logistics issues in Construction, Marine, Events. He now leads the Banking as a Service (Embedded Finance) Proposition for HSBC, where he is helping companies drive new business models through the inclusion of banking services in their offerings.

202-Embedded finance, the final frontier of value creation?
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30
Heather Steffans, MarketSphere Unclaimed Property Specialists
Heather Steffans has over 24 years of professional experience in marketing unclaimed property solutions to holders. Steffans has proven skills in needs analysis and strategic problem solving to help unclaimed property holders reduce the negative impact of escheatment and achieve best outcomes. She is recognized in the industry as a subject matter expert and thought leader, tradeshow expert, popular industry conference speaker (AFP, UPPO, APA) and veteran webinar presenter. Steffans has had articles published in Global Payroll Management Institute, Paytech, and Bloomberg.

901-Is Escheatment Reporting Really THAT Important?
Wednesday, May 4, 2:15-3:15
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Matthew Terhune, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
702-Cash Investment Themes in Uncertain Times
Wednesday, May 4, 10:30-11:30
Tyler Thurgood, GPS Capital Markets, Inc.
Professionally: GPS has been home for me the past 9 or so years.  I work with great corporate clients, most of which have become friends now.  At GPS, we provide web-based solutions with a personal/advisory touch and international financial advice to companies, which help minimize their currency risks and costs. I identify foreign exchange exposures throughout the company, use data and analytics to develop hedging strategies, participate in foreign exchange policy creation and amendments, and provide tools for secure payment processing. I’ve grown to love the foreign currency markets and am happy to share with you the GPS culture.
Personally: I am a Husband and Father.  I’m passionate about Mental and Physical health and the role great food and nutrition play in improving both.  I love participating in challenges (solo/groups) – I’ll most likely join you if asked.  Lastly, I’m a novice magician.

602-FX Risk Management: Tools for Today’s Treasury Professional
Wednesday, May 4, 9:15-10:15
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Nancy Wu, SkyStem
Nancy Wu leads sales and customer success for SkyStem in the United States. She has spent most of her career working with accounting professionals to streamline the close process, set up shared services centers, and has consulted for a number of years in business process improvement and technology implementation. She is the host of SkyStem’s award-winning CPE webinar series and is also a contributor for CFO.University. In 2020, she authored “From Week to Days: Boarding the Mid-Market Financial Close Bullet Train” in partnership with IQPC.

1003-Fraud Busters: Combat Fraud During Month-End Close
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30
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Kevin Yimoyines, Citibank
Kevin joined the Citi team 5 years ago as a Senior Investment Trader within Security Services.  He has over 20 years’ experience in finance which includes investment roles in New York as well as London with a focus on short term fixed income markets.  Kevin graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned his MBA from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.  Kevin completed the CTP certification in 2021.

502-Up, Up and Away We Go!
Tuesday, May 3, 3:30-4:30