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Merchant Advisory Group Announces Beth Provenzano as Vice President, Public Affairs

Provenzano-BethNovember 1, 2017 - Minneapolis – The Merchant Advisory Group announced today that Beth Provenzano is joining the organization as Vice President, Public Affairs. In this capacity, Provenzano will serve as the MAG’s spokesperson; direct communications strategy and outreach to the media; and lead advocacy efforts.

“On behalf of the MAG’s 130 plus merchant members, I’m delighted to welcome Beth to our staff,” MAG CEO Mark Horwedel said. “Beth brings a wealth of payments knowledge and experience in advocating for a fairer and more balanced payment ecosystem in the US.”

“I look forward to engaging the MAG’s membership to advance merchants’ goals in payments issues,” Provenzano said. “It is a critical time for merchants to share their expertise as the payments landscape continues to shift with evolving technology.”

Prior to joining the MAG, Provenzano lobbied on financial services, technology, and intellectual property issues, as well as managed advocacy engagement and political affairs in her role as Vice President of Government Relations and Political Affairs with the National Retail Federation.

Provenzano is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.