2019 Conference Speakers



Senior Director, Network Risk - NACHA

Jordan Bennett has been with NACHA since June 2016 and is a Senior Director[CB1] , Network Risk. His focus at NACHA is understanding third-party senders and the benefits they bring to the system as well as mitigating any risk associated with this business model. Prior to NACHA, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in FedACH and in credit and risk management.



Partner - Venable LLP

Ellen Berge is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Venable LLP.  Ms. Berge focuses her practice in the area of payment processing, working with banks, acquirers, processors, sales agents, payment facilitators, and merchants to address the legal, operational, and business challenges of transaction processing.  She assists companies with regulatory compliance and responds to government investigations and inquiries and law enforcement actions involving payment processing and related merchant actions.  She regularly handles matters involving the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and other federal and state governing agencies.  She also advises major international and domestic corporations and start-up entrepreneurs on transactional matters including merchant processing agreements, payment structures for processing services, fee arrangements, chargeback management, fraud prevention, and data security.  Ms. Berge is a member of the Merchant Acquirers Committee (MAC) Government Relations Committee and frequently writes and speaks on payment issues.


Domenic Cirone

Vice President of Chargebacks Processing - EVO Payments International

Domenic has over 25 years of chargebacks and risk management experience on both the issuing and acquiring side of the payments processing industry. He began his career in disputes processing quality assurance in 1993 and moved over to chargebacks risk monitoring in 200 before eventually being promoted to director of all risk management.

He started his present position at EVO Payments International in 2004 and oversees not only the servicing and analysis of EVO’s chargebacks for its merchants but also the operations and systems behind the chargebacks, retrieval, and arbitration process. In 2016, Dominic developed, certified, and implemented EVO’s new in-house chargebacks system (E360). Domenic also co-manages a unique team consisting of both chargeback and risk staff members that help manage risk based on chargeback and retrieval trends within EVO’ s portfolio.



Senior Director, Risk Investigations / ACH Network Risk Management - NACHA

Jeanette Fox manages all aspects that make up the NACHA Risk Investigations area: the ODFI Alert Service, including ODFI Return Rate Reporting, Participant Alert Service, and NACHA’s Risk Management Portal that includes Third-Party Sender Registration, Direct Access Registration, Terminated Originator Database, and Emergency FI Contact Database. She works closely with NACHA’s Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG) on initiatives and deliverables. Before joining NACHA, she was with STAR, the electronic payments network.



Partner - Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Mr. Marshall is a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP where he focuses his national practice on litigating complex business disputes, with an emphasis on controversies involving the payment systems industry.

Mr. Marshall has enjoyed noteworthy successes representing payment card processors and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) in a wide range of matters involving private litigants, putative class representatives, states attorneys general, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He is a frequent author and speaker on topics including legal risks facing the payments industry and principles of effective advocacy. He has been published in Transaction Trends, ISO & Agent, and the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law.


Jacqueline Shinfield

Partner - Financial Services Group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, part of the Fintech Team

Jacqueline's practice focuses on all aspects of regulatory compliance in the retail financial services and payments industry at both the federal and provincial level with a special emphasis on payment card and payment system compliance, mobile payments, and consumer protection legislation.

Jacqueline has been inducted into the Canadian Payments Hall of Fame and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business, IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, and Acritas Stars 2018.


Munish Walther-Puri

Chief Research Officer - Terbium Labs

Munish Walther-Puri is the chief research officer and head of Intelligence Analytics at dark web data intelligence company, Terbium Labs, where he leads the strategy and operations of the company’s analysis, intelligence, and reporting. Prior to joining Terbium Labs, Munish founded Presearch Strategy, a firm dedicated to applying technology and analytics to geopolitical risk, strategic intelligence, and cybersecurity. Earlier in his career, he spent time at Citigroup, working on the intersection of fraud, cyber investigations, and terrorism.

Throughout his career, Walther-Puri has worked as an analyst, consultant, and trainer in strategic intelligence and analysis at a bank, a big data analytics startup, political risk consultancies, and think tanks, including the Brookings Institution. He is an active member of the analyst and intelligence community, a board member of Women 2.0 and a council member of the State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council for Europe.