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Nelson achieves the status of Accredited ACH Professional

posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 in Community News

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Andrea Nelson | Treasury Management Operations Manager

Office: 712.580.4932 | 1607 W 18th Street, Spencer

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Northwest Bank, Spencer, IA is pleased to announce that Andrea Nelson, Treasury Management Operations Manager has achieved the status of Accredited ACH Professional, or AAP, after successfully completing an exam through the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA). ACH professionals must be proficient on the NACHA Operating Rules, Regulations E, D and J, the Federal Reserve Manual, Title 13 of the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) Part 210, and the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) Article 4A. The designation of A.A.P. is valid for five years and recipients must earn continuing education credits to extend the term.

“AAPs bring incredible depths of knowledge to their organizations, helping them to navigate the ever-changing world of payments,” said Stephanie Prebish, AAP, CTP, Nacha Managing Director, Association Services. “The respect and admiration AAPs earn not only from Nacha, but from their colleagues in the payments industry, is well deserved.”

Andrea Nelson has 16 years of banking experience. She joined Northwest Bank in 2006. In her current position she supervises electronic banking transactions, deposit regulations, branch operations and deposit applications. Andrea is now one of more than 4,500 payments professionals nationwide.  Andrea and her husband, Dave, reside in rural Terril with their three children, Reagan, Greysen and Caeden.

Northwest Bank is a $2.2 billion community bank that offers a full line of business, agricultural, mortgage, consumer deposit and lending services as well as wealth management and insurance services. Northwest Bank has offices located in Algona, Ames, Arnolds Park, Ankeny, Estherville, Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Le Mars, Milford, Sioux Center, Sioux City, Spencer, Spirit Lake, West Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha and La Vista, Nebraska.

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