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Merchant Advisory Group Announces Staff Addition

Laura TownsendThe Merchant Advisory Group, the MAG, is pleased to announce Laura Townsend has joined the MAG staff in the newly created role of Sr. Vice President of Operations. Laura brings to the MAG her considerable experience in payments and Treasury services while at one of the largest global companies.
Laura is a wonderful addition to the MAG staff. Her background and experience will enable us to deliver an ever- increasing value proposition to the membership given her leadership skills, operational expertise and her recent efforts on omni-channel experiences. 
Formerly, Laura led corporate cash, consumer payment, and global digital product management initiatives including emerging innovative consumer experience opportunities at McDonald's Corporation most recently as the Senior Director, Global Cashless & Digital Products. In addition, Laura has held various leadership roles on external industry boards and special interest groups with the objective to drive positive change in payments through multi-stakeholder collaboration and education.