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Payment Security Super Session at HITEC will Feature Technology and Finance Leaders from the Hotel and Club Sectors Plus a Fraud Specialist from the Banking Industry

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Austin, Texas – The HITEC 2024 educational panel discussion, Payment Security in a Changing Global Landscape – Club and Hotel Operations, has been announced as a Super Session to be held Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at the Charlotte Convention Center.

This session will highlight the steps three recognizable hospitality organizations are taking in this fraudulent current landscape to safeguard payments, bank accounts, and general banking processes. Additionally, a fraud specialist from the banking industry will discuss the challenges, risks, and security of payments made by check or electronic payment, direct debit, wire, and systems sending the payment data in from the ERP v. hand keying it in the bank system (including the possibility of human error).

Panelists will include Michael Schubach, CHTP, CHAE, Chief Information Officer for Millennium Technology Group/Rosen Hotels & Resorts; John Mascia, Director of Operations – Hotels at Hard Rock International; Daniel Conti, Partner, Elevate CFO & Technology for Clubs at Jupiter Island Club; and Stacy Beard, Client Protection Executive at Bank of America. Gayle Edwards, current president of HFTP’s Mid-Florida Chapter, and Vice President Managing Director of PAS (Professional Accounting Solutions) will serve as moderator.

We are so incredibly fortunate to have this group of esteemed finance and technology experts together at HITEC, said Edwards. Their combined experience working in the hotel, club, and banking industries will provide attendees with a valuable look inside the current global landscape of payment security. I am looking forward to hearing what our panelists have to say about their current processes and procedures, and what they think are the biggest security challenges to come in our industry as well as how we can effectively protect our properties and guests against them.

The HITEC 2024 Super Session, Payment Security in a Changing Global Landscape – Club and Hotel Operations, will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET) at the Charlotte Convention Center. Session attendees have the opportunity to earn 1.5 CPEs, or continuing education credits. For more information on this and other educational sessions, please visit the HITEC 2024 Schedule.

About PAS (Professional Accounting Solutions, Inc.)

Professional Accounting Solutions (PAS), is a preferred provider of back office and accounting solutions for the global hospitality industry and the leading provider of Infor SunSystems and Infor EPM services. PAS customizes its products and support for each installation and provides a hotel-centric support model through its unparalleled help desk centers around the world. For more information on PAS and its services, please email [email protected] or visit Those attending HITEC 2024 can visit the PAS team in booth No. 935 or set up an appointment at this link.

Gayle Edwards


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