LSCU Payments Council: These virtual meeting topics could impact your bottom line!

Don’t forget to register for the first virtual meeting of the LSCU Payments Council on March 24, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST.

Please note: you must be a member of the LSCU Payments Council to register for this meeting. Click here for more information and to sign up for the LSCU Payments Council.

The LSCU Payments Council brings together credit union professionals with a role in electronic payments and your CU is a member. Your or other CU staff can attend this meeting as a member. Council members network, learn from fellow payment professionals and hear from outside experts in this field. LEVERAGE Payment Services clients are members of the LSCU Payments Council through their Card Processing and/or Chargeback Recovery agreement. Other qualifying credit unions may also join the LSCU Payments Council.

The first virtual meeting will focus on two main topics:

Overcoming Internal Barriers for Credit Card Growth

Focusing on how all areas of the credit union can lead to growth or inhibit growth. Many times, employee perception or buy-in is the biggest issue to overcome. Conservative underwriting, credit lines that are too low at account opening, lack of lifecycle management, are also big factors. Learn how to tackle these challenges – and more!


Stephanie Hainje
Portfolio Consultant, LEVERAGE Payments Solutions

Stephanie has 15 years of experience in the credit union space and an extensive background in payments and RFP consulting. She has served multiple roles ranging from payments education and training to realtionship management and consulting.

Impact Your Interchange Income Through Network Selection

Debit is most used and preferred method of payment and is an important component of your credit union’s non-interest income. The evolving nature of the debit presents challenges in finding the best network that addresses financial performance, regulatory compliance, value beyond transactions and a seamless experience for your members. This presentation addresses factors to consider when evaluating your debit portfolio and network choices along with actionable insight on how your credit union can maximize debit card interchange.


Jeff Medford
Account Executive, PULSE

Jeff Medford is an Account Executive for PULSE, a Discover Financial Services company headquartered in Houston, Texas. With more than 20 years of experience in the payments business, Jeff is committed to providing exceptional client service and can advise debit issuers on portfolio economics and emerging industry trends.

Jeff holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance Major from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Memphis.

PULSE, one of the nation’s leading debit/ATM networks, provides a comprehensive suite of products and services to its participants including financial institutions, merchants, processors and ATM deployers. PULSE also is committed to delivering exceptional client service, flexibility, security and superior economics.

There will also be time to network with your peers, ask questions and talk about what is keeping you up at night as a payments professional.

Click here for more information and to register for this exciting meeting. 

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