About UMACHA

We believe that sharing knowledge creates understanding and understanding creates peace of mind.


Operations teams at financial institutions and corporations across the country choose UMACHA as a key resource to enhance their understanding of processing electronic payments.

UMACHA is an expert to help interpret compliance and risk management rules and regulations. We offer learning opportunities and consultative services that allow our clients to solve day to day issues and pass regulatory audits with confidence.

Our Vision
It is our vision to be the top partner for interpreting ALL electronic payments rules and regulations for our members and clients.

Our Mission
It is our mission to bring clarity to complex rules and regulations by digging in to understand the needs of our members and clients and provide learning opportunities and consultative packages that best meet those needs.


Angi Farren
AAP, APRP

President & CEO


Senior Director of Operations & Membership

Jennifer A. Miller
AAP, APRP, PMC

Senior Director of Services


Director of Compliance Services


Kimberly Ellis
AAP, APRP, NCP

Director of Education Services


Andy Benhardus
AAP, APRP, NCP

Associate Director of Compliance Services

Jamie Herbert
AAP, APRP, NCP
Associate Director of Compliance Services


Associate Director of Compliance Services

Kimberly Stachak
AAP

Associate Director of Compliance Services


Associate Director of Operations

Pamala Kipka
Associate Director of Operations & Accounting


Stephanie Ihbe
CTP

Member Services Advocate

Patricia Kipka
Administrative Assistant


Eric Wester
AAP, APRP

Associate Director of Education Services