Financial institutions and corporate members across the Midwest choose UMACHA as a key resource to enhance their understanding of electronic payments. We're known for our extensive knowledge base, our high quality services, as well as our national presence in the payments industry.

We serve over 740 member banks, credit unions, affiliates, and partner organizations located in Minnesota, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Our Vision
We are an extraordinary and distinctive provider of knowledge and services for payment system stakeholders.

Our Mission
We are a best in class provider of payments services, demonstrating our knowledge, professionalism and passion through our quality and dedication to members and stakeholders.

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Kelly Parise

Kelly Parise
Administrative Assistant

What is Your Role at UMACHA?
I am the Administrative Assistant. I process and mail out all of the event registration and publication invoices. I also take member phone calls and perform general office duties.

What are Three Words to describe UMACHA?
friendly, helpful, knowledgeable
What has Been Your Favorite Project at UMACHA?Since I am fairly new I haven’t worked on any projects, but my favorite part has been helping members find answers to their questions
Where Would You Like to go on a Dream Vacation?
I would like to go to Bali one day. I love the ocean and beaches and have always wanted to go there ever since I saw a documentary on Bali.
You are Happiest When?
Spending time with family and friends on the lake
Least Favorite Food?
My least favorite type of food would be seafood.
Are You Messy or Organized? 
I can be a little bit of both at times, but mostly organized.