Elliott C. McEntee is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association. NACHA is a nonprofit banking trade association that promulgates the rules and operating guidelines for electronic payments including the ACH Network. NACHA’s mission includes the development, promotion and use of electronic solutions to improve the payments system through activities including financial EDI, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT), cross-border transactions, bill payments, electronic checks and Internet Council. NACHA also produces marketing collateral and technical publications and provides education services such as conferences, seminars, The Payments Institute, and the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) program. The ACH Network reaches more than 20,000 financial institutions, and about 5 million businesses and 145 million consumers in the U.S.
Prior to joining NACHA in November 1988, Mr. McEntee was an Associate Director on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He was responsible for managing a function that oversees the nation’s payments mechanism and financial services the Federal Reserve provides to banks, thrift institutions and the United States Government. Mr. McEntee is a 1968 graduate of San Jose State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Relations.