Chris is Vice President of Risk and Regulatory Compliance for WesPay and joined the team in 2012. He is responsible for defining and executing initiatives to position WesPay as a trusted knowledge source for payment-related regulatory impacts. He works closely with members to develop processes and programs designed to facilitate member compliance with payments law, regulations, and industry standards. Chris holds the designation of Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) from the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA).
Prior to joining WesPay Chris spent 16 years in the electronic payments organization at Bank of America where he served in a variety of capacities including operations manager, project support, client and application testing, and compliance and regulatory control manager for both ACH and Wire payments. Chris also served on the WesPay Board as Bank of America’s representative since July 2008, was active as the Chair of WesPay’s Rules Advisory Council and Risk Management Advisory Council, and is a member of NACHA’s Risk Management Advisory Group. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.