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New Ways to Pay and Get Paid: Trends in Payment Technologies – Sep 2020 First Friday

September 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Once upon a time your options were to pay your bills by check or by cash.  Maybe sometimes you went to the bank for a money order.  Later our vendors started accepting credit cards.  But today there is a whole new field of digital payment technologies ranging from cryptocurrencies to mobile wallets.  Chis Richards, Chief Banking Services Officer for Cape Cod Five, will discuss how banks and fintechs, at the frontline of these emerging platforms, are employing these solutions and offering individuals and businesses unprecedented options for sending and receiving money.

Chris Richards, Executive Vice President & Chief Banking Services Officer
Cape Cod Five

Chris leads Cape Cod Five’s retail banking and operations, treasury management and customer service center.  He is the executive overseeing the bank’s 10 regional relationship teams. He is a nationally recognized expert on the subject of payments technologies, serving on multiple related boards and advisory committees.

Chris is an active member of the local community and currently serves in a variety of roles for non-profit organizations, including chair of the board of directors for Heritage Museums and Gardens; assistant treasurer of the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation; member of the Ricciardi College of Business Advisory Board at Bridgewater State; chair of Mass Hire Cape & Islands Workforce Board; immediate past chair of the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce; member of the Business Administration Program Advisory Committee; member of the loan committee of Coastal Community Capital; treasurer of the Sandwich 100 Club and director of Sandwich Little League.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Secondary Education from Bridgewater State University. He completed the master’s program in payments from NACHA Payments Institute at Emory University and holds the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) designation. He is currently enrolled in the Stonier Graduate School of Banking program.

Members: $5
Guests: $10



September 11, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Category:


Zoom Virtual Meeting
MA United States