Treasury Management Webinars

01/21/2021

Fifth Third Bank is committed to sharing new and innovative ways to help your business to continue to grow.

Fall Series

November

The Top 3 Reasons to Automate Your Accounts Payable Process

November 2, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Fifth Third Bank is committed to sharing new and innovative ways to help your business to continue to grow. Please join us for a discussion regarding your current AP process, industry trends, barriers to efficiency and the benefits of automation and how Fifth Third can help improve your accounts payable process. Don't invest in automation without first attending this Webinar!

High Level Agenda/Outline:

We will be discussing how AP automation can help businesses optimize their operations and processes. The format will be to open with a presentation outlining the top 3 reasons why AP automation can help them, and also touch on trends within AP automation. We will be leaving abundant time at the end for Q&A as well.

Presenter & Bio:

Andrew Goodman VP
Sr Treasury Management Product Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Andrew manages Fifth Third Bank’s Expert AP managed payables product, and also manages the bank’s relationship with AvidXchange that powers the product. He works across teams internally at Fifth Third and within the partnership to help optimize product performance, product innovation, client satisfaction, and product growth. Prior to joining Fifth Third two years ago, Andrew spent nearly a decade in various roles at American Express and Citigroup.

Andrew is a travel enthusiast who especially loves being near the ocean, whether close to home in the northeastern U.S. or in faraway beaches from Brazil to Thailand (when international travel is allowed). He is also a husband and father of two children - a toddler and a newborn - who ensure that he and his wife never have a boring day.

Stavros Liakakos VP
Channel Sales/Bank Partnership Head
AvidXchange

Stavros is responsible for leading and managing new and existing Bank partner relationships with a concentration on channel sales enablement and support. His primary focus is on driving initiatives that improve sales performance and sustainably drive growth. As the overall relationship owner, Stavros helps define sales performance metrics, and coordinates cross-functional team efforts - from sales and customer success to product marketing and product development - to deliver a great partner and customer experience. Stavros is a financial technology (fintech) expert and Saas industry veteran with 30 years of helping companies go to market, generate high sales growth and have happy customers to boot; organizations such as Ceridian, SAGE/Best Software, PeopleSoft and Workday. Before joining AvidXchange in 2016, he served as SVP, Business Development with Viewpost where he was recruited to design and build an innovative sales and delivery organization focused on enabling a vigorous customer acquisition strategy for the visionary B2B social business network start-up. Since that time, Stavros is a life-long adventure travel junkie and an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, camping and scuba diving. He also enjoys competitive tennis, when he is not juggling the crazy schedules of 4 children and two Golden Retrievers.

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October

Top Cybersecurity Threats and How to Safeguard Against Financial Loss

October 14, 2021, 11:00am EST

This session spotlights the top cyber fraud trends and more importantly, how business can improve their defenses and can help prevent against significant financial loss from these threats. Learn about some of the risk management tools and best practices that can provide added protection to help preserve your company’s profit.

High Level Agenda/Outline:

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Top Cyber Security and Fraud Threats
  • -  Business Email Compromise
  • -  Ransomware
  • Best Practices on How to Combat Each
  • Discussion and Q&A

Presenter & Bio:

Tom Scarborough has over 19 years of information security management experience and is currently the Director of Extended Security Programs for Fifth Third Bank. In this capacity, he is responsible for the management and oversight of Information Security programs of Fifth Third’s Affiliates and Subsidiaries, and also manages all M&A activity from an Information Security perspective. Tom spent the previous 13 years of his security career as the Director of Cyber Defense, responsible for the day-to-day operations of Cyber Security including Threat Intelligence, Threat Detection and Assessment, Attack Surface Management, Insider Threat, and Incident Response. He holds a bachelor of arts in Communications from Ohio University and an MBA from Xavier University and holds two certifications; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP).

Recording Presentation

September

FinTech Partnerships: Friend or Foe

September 21, 2:00 pm EST

There are thousands of FinTechs working on solutions to meet your needs. Who will survive, who will fail, who is the next to be bought? In this Q&A panel session, learn how FinTech partners have changed the landscape for meeting your cash management needs. We'll offer insight on best approaches to engagement with FinTechs and what areas are best suited to leverage a FinTech partnership.

High Level Agenda/Outline:

Host: Megan McCarthy managing questions

1st – Patricia Felts: Investment and strategy perspective
2nd – Receivables Perspective – Dade
3rd – Payables Perspective – Avid
4th – Vertical Perspective: Healthcare – Health iPass

 

Presenters:

Megan McCarthy, VP
Sr Product Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Pattie Felts
Strategic Investments Principal
Fifth Third Bank

Bill Wardwell
President
DadeSystems

Stavros Liakakos, VP
Sales/Bank Channel
AvidXchange

Imran Ahmad
SVP of Growth & Strategy
Health iPASS

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording

 

Summer Series

August

The Conundrum of Your Cash Handling Approach in a Convenience Store Environment

August 26, 2021 11:00 am EST

Organizations have a continued focus on creating standardization and automation in their cash handling processes, while keeping their staff and customers safe and secure. Along with the pandemic, increased cash in circulation and cost of labor, many external factors influence how organizations get there and be successful in best practice approach. Whether you are part of your organization’s Operations, Treasury or Loss Prevention teams, your cash handling decisions must align. Join us for a panel discussion led by Robert Norman, Director of Cash Logistics at Fifth Third Bank, to discuss critical decision paths for cash handling approaches. Come listen to your peers outline lessons learned from adopting technology to drive efficiencies in their respective brands.

High Level Agenda/Outline: During the session, you will learn more about:

  • Critical indicators that drive client decisions on their cash handling approach
  • How the selected cash solutions optimized cash handling and mitigated security concerns
  • The continued evolution of cash handling that must align with organizational goals

Presenters:

Robert Norman,
Director of Cash Logistics
Fifth Third Bank

Recording Presentation

July

Digitization Trends and Technologies to Streamline Payables

July 15, 2021 11:00 am EST

Fifth Third Bank is committed to sharing new and innovative ways to help your business to continue to grow. Please join us for a discussion regarding your current AP process, industry trends, barriers to efficiency and the benefits of automation and how Fifth Third can help improve your accounts payable process. Don't invest in automation without first attending this Webinar!

High Level Agenda/Outline:

  • Payables in market today
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Shifting the payment mix
  • Solution evaluation cheat sheet
  • Overview of RTP
  • Questions

Presenters:

Adam Keck,
Wholesale Payables Product Line Group Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Recording Presentation

June

Improving the Customer Bill Pay Experience with
Digital Tools

June 29, 2021 2:00 pm EST

Every interaction customers have informs their overall impression of a business, whether they visit a store, call customer service or receive and pay a bill. In today’s digital first world, receiving a paper bill and mailing in a check is not only an outdated and poor customer experience, but it’s costly and inefficient for businesses to process. Digital solutions are on the rise, giving customers more choice and control over how they pay bills, making the experience seamless and stress free. For businesses, digital bill pay makes the back end processing frictionless while future proofing their customer experience to stay ahead of expectations.

Learn more about the digital transformation of bill payments and how your business can prepare in our upcoming webinar…

High Level Agenda/Outline:

  1. Understand the key drivers for the digital transformation of bill payments
  2. How the digital acceleration impacts customer expectations, experience and overall satisfaction
  3. How to leverage digital solutions to optimize bill pay processes

Presenters:

Greg Prince, VP
Product Management Director
Fifth Third Bank

Kari L. Rolphs, VP
Relationship Management
Transactis

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording Presentation

 

Spring Series

May

5 Ways Real Time Payments Can Support Your Overall Business Goals

May 25, 2021 11:00 am EST

Discover how real time payments will help support your overall business goals in 2021 and how banking institutions are playing a critical role.

  • 1 - RTP 101: What is it and how does it work
  • 2 - Did you do know? Volume & Participation
  • 3 - 5 Ways to leverage RTP: Use Cases w/ Benefits
  • 4 - How to get started
  • 5 - Q&A

Presenters:

Jan Watson, VP
Senior Payments Product Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Sherri Stevens, VP
Fifth Third Payables Specialist
Fifth Third Bank

Lisa Akahoshi
Director, RTP Product Management
The Clearing House

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording Presentation

May

Adapting to New Technology for Financial Service Providers

May 19, 2021 11:00 am EST

The way we do business has dramatically changed, we have learned that we cannot rely on paper and manual processes for efficiency. Financial service companies are adapting to new technologies in an ever changing payment landscape and are looking to fulfill their payment needs in a new economic environment. Join as we discuss Fifth Third’s technology solution and industry expertise to help facilitate growth.

Presenters:

Caren Evers, VP
Relationship Manager National Leasing
Fifth Third Bank

Kristin Schwartz, VP
Relationship Manager Commercial Specialty Finance
Fifth Third Bank

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May

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence: An exploration of this emerging technology and how it can benefit cash application.

May 13, 2:00 pm EST

Artificial intelligence is the latest buzz word in the industry, but what benefit will this emerging technology have on financial operations? This webinar aims to educate Accounts Receivables Managers, Controllers, and other financial professionals on the broad application of AI in banking and finance. Explore how this capability can be leveraged to automate the cash application function.

  • Understanding the technology of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Exploration of applications of Artificial Intelligence in Banking and Finance
  • Receivables Automation as a use case of Artificial Intelligence
  • Best practices in applying artificial intelligence to your finance operations

Presenters:

Katherine Austin, Assistant VP
TM Product Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Karina’s Kosciuko, VP
Senior Treasury Solutions Consultant
Fifth Third Bank

Erika Baumann
Senior Analyst
Aite

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Approved for up to 1.2 FPAC recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording Presentation

April

Nacha Rules for Corporates 101

April 29, 2021 11:00 am EST

This session highlights some of the most important rules that companies should be aware of as they enlist in this low cost-low value payments network. Join this educational tutorial presented by our Treasury Management ACH Senior Product Manager and Amy Morris, Senior Direct, ACH Network Rules, Nacha.

  • Top Nacha Rules of which Corporates should be aware
  • Upcoming Rules and how to prepare
  • Proposed Rules and how Corporates can provide input
  • Nacha Rule Resources for Corporates

Presenters:

Robyn Quintero, VP
Sr. Treasury Management Product Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Amy Morris
Senior Director, ACH Network Rules
Nacha

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording Presentation

April

Digitization Trends and Technologies to Streamline Payables

April 6, 2021 11:00 am EST

Fifth Third Bank is committed to sharing new and innovative ways to help your business to continue to grow. Please join us for a discussion regarding your current AP process, industry trends, barriers to efficiency and the benefits of automation and how Fifth Third can help improve your accounts payable process. Don't invest in automation without first attending this Webinar!

  • Payables in market today
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Shifting the payment mix
  • Solution evaluation cheat sheet
  • Overview of RTP
  • Questions

Presenter:

Adam Keck
Wholesale Payables Product Line Group Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Recording Presentation

 

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