International Committee

Make connections with international payments professionals and organizations to learn their needs and realities. The MAG promotes a fair and equitable payments system that best serves the needs of consumers and ensures merchants have choice in payments services.


How Open Banking is disrupting financial services - except for payments

Open Banking enables third-parties to access consumer-authorized financial data. Many banks already allow this to selected third parties, such as money...


Merchant Payments 101 Now Open to Merchant Members!

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MAG Insights

Provides articles from the industry and the MAG which impact our members and sponsors. Including articles on pending legislation in Washington, evolution...

International Committee goals and strategies

Share market updates from a global perspective to better educate merchants about varying policies around the world, which assists in developing advocacy efforts for competitive and transparent payments systems.  


Committee Leadership

  • John Drechny
    Merchant Advisory Group
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Beth Provenzano
    Merchant Advisory Group
    Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Events, and Education
  • Paul Tunstall
    Merchant Advisory Group
    Vice President, International
The Merchant Advisory Group

Driving positive change and innovation in the payments industry that serves the merchants interest through collaboration, education, and advocacy.