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Barry Prentice

Prentice – Vice President of Risk and Underwriting

A master risk mitigator and passionate compliance professional, Barry Prentice, ETA CPP™, brings more than 15 years of payments expertise to his role as Vice President of Risk and Underwriting at National Merchants Association (NMA).

Specializing in payments leadership, change management and strategic partnership development, Prentice is a seasoned industry expert with an unparalleled understanding of the rules and regulations that keep the industry afloat. With recognized trial, nutraceutical and 5968 prowess, Prentice is a known leader in the card-not-present space.

Combining years of experience with top companies and a significant record of industry wins, Prentice drives all departments under the risk umbrella (fraud, underwriting, etc.) – securing NMA’s spot as the leader in expeditious, card-not-present MID approvals. Prentice also ensures that innovative solutions like Fraud Wrangler™ – made available to NMA through an exclusive partnership – provide merchants/partners with the chargeback and risk relief they need to keep their businesses thriving longer.

Prentice is an Electronic Transactions Association Certified Payments Professional (ETA CPP™), a longtime member of the Merchant Acquirers’ Committee (MAC) and enthusiastic baseball fan.