Why Choose EPCOR?


EPCOR is Your Electronic Payments Core of Knowledge and Influence.

The mission of EPCOR is to provide payments expertise through education, advice and member representation.

EPCOR membership means that everyone within your organization has access to an entire staff of payments professionals dedicated to serving you. EPCOR offers financial institutions and affiliated organizations a wide array of services to assist you in maintaining compliance, mitigating risk and fraud and improving operational processes. A few member benefits are highlighted in the paragraphs below.

"EPCOR is my go-to resource for all things payments – tools, publications, industry updates, education and most importantly, answers to all those odd situations we encounter!"
—Sarah McKenzie, NCP – First Merchants Bank, Muncie, Indiana


Payment Systems Support

EPCOR provides access to reliable information and support for your check, card, wire, ACH, compliance, audit, security, risk management and fraud questions and concerns. Our AAPs, APRPs, NCPs and risk/fraud specialists are available to help answer your questions at any time by phone, via email or chat on the website. Member support is included with membership and available only to EPCOR members.

For those who prefer a self-service approach, a plethora of valuable resources, useful links, research reports, white papers and more are housed in the EPCOR Knowledge Community – a closed, members-only platform that fosters communication and collaboration between EPCOR members and staff.

Explore the Knowledge Community

Communications & Information

Staying up-to-date on evolving payments issues can be a daunting task. A wealth of knowledge is constantly available to you via our News You Can Use e-newsletter, Payments Insider e-newsletter for corporate entities, Washington Watch regulatory e-newsletter, timely alerts and bulletins, the EPCOR website, social media and the EPCOR Knowledge Community. Additionally, EPCOR Industry Update webinars are free for members and are conducted quarterly to keep you informed of the latest payment systems initiatives, rules and regulations impacting all financial institutions and businesses.

Industry Representation

EPCOR is your voice at a national level. We influence new payment applications, payment systems policies, rules and risk management practices that are in the best interest of our members through participation in a wide variety of councils, committees, associations and work groups. We work diligently to represent the interests of our members who are among the most stable, conservative and risk-averse financial institutions in the country.

EPCOR Scholarships & Awards

EPCOR Award Winner
EPCOR Award Winner

EPCOR offers scholarships to Nacha’s Payments Institute as well as recognizes members for their noteworthy contributions to the payment systems through our annual Payment Systems Awards. Information about scholarships is shared in our newsletters. You can learn more about our awards and previous winners by visiting our Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame