March 19, 2015

HFTP North Texas Chapter Meeting
All Members and Prospective Members are Cordially Invited


Thursday, March 19, 2015

6:00pm - Cocktails
6:30pm - Dinner
7:30pm - Presentation

Door Prize Drawing at Closing

Hilton - Arlington

2401 East Lamar Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76006
(817) 640-3322
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Our presenter will be:

Christian McMahon
Director of Product Management

TOPIC: The State of Credit Card Processing in 2015

For over seventeen years, Christian has helped Merchant Link develop advanced payment solutions for the hospitality industry. Christian’s skilled technical knowledge combined with a keen sense of operational needs has been critical in the development of new products for the lodging sector.

Christian has managed the lodging integrations of the Merchant Link Payment Gateway™, TransactionVault™ tokenization, TransactionShield™ Point to Point Encryption, Reservation Direct Tokenization, as well as preparing for the upcoming EMV Mandate to many of the major property managements systems including, Oracle Hospitality’s Opera, Infor’s Epitome and HMS, MSI’s CloudPM and NiteVision, as well as many others. He has managed large rollouts for a number of customers including Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, Extended Stay, La Quinta, and other major and mid-major hotels. Christian earned his B.A. from the College of Charleston, SC.





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