2017 ACH Boot Camp Basic Training

Update: This event has sold out.

Presented in Partnership with ePay Resources

Come to this two-day Boot Camp and get "whipped into ACH shape"! Greenhorns, and seasoned veterans alike, WILL walk away from this two-day intensive Boot Camp with a fundamentally sound understanding of how the battle for compliant, efficient ACH operations can be won.

During this course, recruits will learn how to identify ACH Network participants - in all their forms; discover how familiarity with ACH Network terminology and payment formats can help in expediting the resolution of customer inquiries; learn why knowing where to access needed information in the ACH Rules Book is a WIN in today's ongoing compliance struggle; and why having a staff well-versed in ACH exception processing is a critical component of a financial institution's overall risk management program.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify who are the ACH Network participants and discover what their orders entail
  • Navigate the maze of the ACH Rules Book
  • Learn to decode an ACH Entry to understand the message being received
  • Chart the course of an ACH Return Entry
  • Dig through the technical specifications of an ACH file and learn how to identify and quickly troubleshoot errors

What You'll Receive

  • Return Reason Code & NOC Booklet
  • SEC Code Quick Reference Chart
  • Document Retention Quick Reference Chart
  • Time frames Quick Reference Chart

Who Should Attend

  • ACH / branch operations personnel
  • Front line staff
  • Call center / Customer service personnel
  • Training & Development personnel
  • Employees new to ACH
  • ePayResources ACH Certification candidates
  • AAP candidates
  • Any individual interested in learning more about ACH

Attendees are encouraged to bring their copy of the NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines book to the Boot Camp session

Dates & Location

Dallas, September 21-22

Cornerstone Credit Union League
6801 Parkwood Blvd.
Plano, TX 75024
Lodging Offers

Casual dress is appropriate. Bring a jacket or sweater as room temperatures vary.


8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Workshop

Presenter - Michael Jeffcoat

Michael JeffcoatMichael joined ePayResources (formerly SWACHA) in 2012 and transitioned to the Manager, Payments Education in 2016. One of his primary responsibilities is to assist with the development and delivery of ePayResources professional development seminars, teleseminars, and webinars. In addition, he is approved by the Electronic Check Clearing House Organization (ECCHO) to teach ECCHO’s training program for the National Check Professional designation. He is both an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and a National Check Professional (NCP).

In 2014, Michael developed ePayResources popular Originator Handbooks publications designed to speak to Originators in everyday language about the process of originating compliant ACH Entries.

Michael is a member of the ePayResources Rules Committee and the Regional Payments Association’s Risk and Compliance Committee.  He is also an active staff member for ePayResources exclusive Payments AnswerLine™ where he assists members in resolving electronic payments-related questions.

Educational Investment

Fee Per Person/Per Boot Camp

Regular Rate - $495

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received less than five (5) banking days prior to the seminar date are not refundable. Cancellations received more than five (5) banking days must be received in writing and are subject to a $30.00 cancellation fee. Maximum of (1) transfer or substitute per registration. Cornerstone and ePay Resources reserve the right to make changes regarding locations and accommodations as needed.

Grant Assistance

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation Grants Manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.


Call 800-442-5762 ext. 6634 or 469-385-6634 or email Janine McBee at jmcbee@cornerstoneleague.coop.

If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, please contact us for proper arrangements to be made. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaint or refund, please contact us at 800-442-5762 ext. 6630.