UMACHA 50 years of guiding payments

Eric Wester, AAP, APRP, NCP

Associate Director of Education Services

Over his eight years working in the payments industry, Eric has gained immense knowledge and experience. He believes that networking with peers in the industry is crucial, as the connections built can help in unexpected ways. As a payments professional focused on education, Eric's goal is to share knowledge and create peace of mind for industry stakeholders and members. He genuinely cares about the work he does and those he works with and believes this is the key to professional success. 

The wants, needs, and demands of the payments industry continue to evolve. What excites Eric most about working in the industry is the ongoing innovation to make payments simpler, more transparent, faster, and in line with end-user expectations.

Outside of work, Eric loves to travel, explore new cultures, and try different cuisines.

Fun Fact:

Eric plans to buy a bicycle and start exploring more of Minnesota’s beautiful outdoors!