Kimberly Ellis is the Director of Education Services for UMACHA where she provides training and support for financial institutions in the areas of payments & risk management. She graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. She holds the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), and Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP). She spent 17 years working in community banks in Southeast Iowa before joining UMACHA in 2020. She has experience working with deposit operations & compliance, risk management, and support for corporate ACH originators.