The RPA difference

Non-Profit organizations that are mission focused

  • Rationale is to improve payments quality for all stakeholders
  • Driven by members’ needs…not profit

Deep subject matter expertise in payment systems

  • Nationally accredited staff
  • Years of relevant experience

Operate in a “coopetitive” manner

  • Individual Boards of Directors
  • Independent and innovative approaches to problem-solving
  • Collaborative network to share learnings and best practices

Members include financial institutions, payments processors and businesses


Regional Payments Associations

Who We Are: A nationwide network of 11 associations each with over 40 years’ experience supporting the evolution of the U.S. payments system.

What We Do: Regional Payments Associations provide real time telephone support, advocacy, collaboration, education, and guidance to financial institutions and end-users on existing and emerging payments systems.

Mission: Advance payments systems quality by improving compliance with payments rules and regulations

Directory of RPAs