Synovus Treasury and Payments Solutions Director of Product Management and Development John E. Lucas Appointed to Nacha 2022 Board
COLUMBUS, Georgia, February 23, 2022 – Synovus is delighted to announce the appointment of John E. Lucas as Secretary/Treasurer of the Nacha 2022 Board of Directors. Lucas is Director of Product Management and Development in the Treasury Solutions Business Line and payment (T&PS) of the bank since February 2021.
“We couldn’t be happier to have John represent Synovus on Nacha’s Board of Directors,” said Katherine Weislogel, Head of Treasury and Payments Solutions at Synovus. “John has over 39 years of experience in cash management, and he brings to the board considerable knowledge and understanding of the industry. He is deeply committed to the integrity and reliability of the ACH network. , and I am confident he will leverage his expertise to advance innovation and interoperability in the electronic payments space.”
nacha governs the growing ACH Network, the payment system that drives direct deposits and direct payments with the ability to reach every bank and credit union account in the United States. The Nacha Board of Directors provides strategic advice and oversight for the ACH Network and Nacha as an industry association.
The Synovus T&PS team provides cash management, commercial card and international services through the management of cash flow analysis, including the streamlining of payments and collections, the provision of financial reports and awareness of the fight against fraud.
As Director of Product Management and Product Development for T&PS, Lucas leads the activities of the T&PS Product Management team ensuring that Synovus’ cash management products are aligned with the overall strategy. of the bank, forward-thinking, customer-focused, of the highest quality, designed for profitability, and effectively implemented and promoted. Prior to Synovus, Lucas served as Product Manager for the Treasury Management business at Huntington National Bank and had a 31-year career at Bank of New York Mellon. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Robert Morris University and is a permanently certified cash manager.
“Synovus and our Treasury and Payment Solutions business are well positioned for growth,” said Lucas. “Our geographic presence, strategic target markets, and focus on industry-leading cash management products enable us to offer optimized services that meet the rapidly changing needs of our clients. I am honored to represent Synovus as a member of the Nacha Board, and I look forward to working with Nacha and other industry leaders to shape and influence the governance and direction of the ACH Network and Nacha’s operating rules.”
Lucas and six other executives representing different financial institutions that use the ACH network began their terms as Nacha’s board directors on January 1, 2022. Unless otherwise noted, directors serve three-year terms.
Synovus Bank, a Georgian chartered and FDIC-insured bank, offers commercial and retail banking services as well as a full range of specialty products and services, including private banking, cash management, wealth management, mortgage services , premium finance, asset-based lending, structured lending, and international banking through 277 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. The synovis is a Great Place to Work certified company and is on the web at synovus.comand on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedInand instagram.