MAG Webinar: Transaction Routing in a Post-Durbin World

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Note: MAG webinars are offered as a free service to MAG members.  

Transaction routing has always been one of the more complex topics merchants face when optimizing their payment operations. With the passage of the Durbin amendment, merchants are presented with new opportunities to efficiently route payments. Our presenters discussed why routing is so important to merchants as well as the criteria on which routing decisions are based. They focused on the nuances associated with Durbin routing.  

Moderator: Greg Pellegrino, Director, Contracts and Performance, Phillips 66


Kate Andrews, Sr. Treasury Manager, McDonald's Corporation

Kate Andrews is a member of the Global Cashless Team which is part of the Treasury Department at McDonald’s. Kate has been with McDonald’s for 25 years in various roles in both Accounting and Treasury including all aspects of accounting for Company operated restaurants, Corporate Cash Management and Store Cash Reconciliation. Kate is the Treasury project leader for the Smart Routing project at McDonald’s and oversees management of routing for the McDonald’s system in the US. Kate is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a degree in Accounting. She currently resides in Elburn, IL with her husband and son.

Sally Ramadan, Director of Product Management of First Data Corporation
Ms. Ramadan is a Director of Product Management overseeing US Debit Acquiring Products at First Data.  She has been with First Data for 5 years working in Product Management and Data Security.Prior to joining First Data, Ms. Ramadan served in multiple leadership roles, including Payment System Integrity, Product Management, and Global Marketing at MasterCard Worldwide.  Before joining MasterCard, she was a Senior Consultant at Ernst & Young in its Management Consulting practice.  Ms. Ramadan is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Systems, Control, and Industrial Engineering.

Members may view the webinar presentation on the Member Resources page.