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The Future of Bill Payments

The Future of Bill Payments

The Future of Bill Payments:

Speedy, Smooth, and Safe: Test-Driving New and Future Consumer Billing, Payment, and Collection Models | March 4, 2021

From luxury SUVs to sporty convertibles, consumers have wide-reaching choices and preferences when it comes to transportation. They also have a lot of choices, and differing preferences, when it comes to paying for their vehicles.

Join Darcy Locke of ACI Worldwide in this interactive session that will cover the latest consumer billing and payment trends, as well as updates on how speedy payments will become with new methods such as Real-Time Payments and Request to Pay. Darcy will describe how to deliver smooth, self-driven billing, payment, and collection experiences that integrate with your brand and your customer’s lifestyles. She’ll also advise attendees on new ways to ensure safe and secure payments, regardless of method.

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Darcy Locke, Principal New Business Development Executive at ACI Worldwide and 8-star AFSA Premier Business Partner has been an AFSA member for more than a decade. Darcy is the Chair of the AFSA Business Partner Board. She’s a trusted advisor in Electronic Billing & Payments with 18 years’ experience, specializing in the consumer lending markets. She gets fired up helping lenders elevate the customer experience, remain compliant and reduce costs. Darcy lives in Louisville and has attended the Kentucky Derby more than 25 times, is an avid runner and has logged 1,295 miles in the last two years. Two of her favorite pastimes are watching her kids, Bailee and Zach, play sports and trying new recipes. She once successfully attempted 52 new recipes in one year.