Announcements, Payments Security

Todd Aadland Named Payments Security Strategy Leader

We are pleased to announce that Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Senior Vice President Todd Aadland has been appointed as the Payments Security Strategy Leader. In his new role, Todd’s responsibilities will include chairing the Secure Payments Task Force and leading the Federal Reserve System’s activities aimed at addressing fraud risk and Todd Aadlandadvancing the safety, security and resiliency of the payment system.

Todd has spent the past 20 years in the Federal Reserve System and has found success in a number of roles that include leading the business strategy, development and management of FedLine® Solutions. Additionally, he has also led risk management, security and application development functions and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Payments Strategy Director Gordon Werkema noted that “Todd’s combination of business experience and technical expertise is exactly what is needed to partner with the industry on improved payments security.”

With this appointment, Todd will become the newest addition to the Payment Improvement Initiative’s leadership team that is currently comprised of Gordon Werkema (Payments Strategy Director) and Sean Rodriguez (Faster Payments Strategy Leader).

Read the press release (PDF) for more information.

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