The 2018 MWAA Industry Achievement Award

Please congratulate our 2018 MWAA Industry Achievement Award Winner, Holli Targan

Holli Targan is an attorney and partner at Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, where she is Chair of the Jaffe Payments Practice Group.  She is a past President of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), a Founder and Board Member of—Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Merchant Acquirer’s Committee (MAC).
Holli represents payments industry companies, including payment facilitators, ISOs, banks, and fintech companies on compliance, contract issues, and portfolio and company purchases and sales.
Holli has been honored as a Most Influential Women in Payments and Best Lawyer in America, and has received numerous other industry awards and honors.

Past Recipients

2017 – Jim McCormick, Founder of the Midwest Acquirers Association
2017 – John McCormick, Founder of the Southwest Acquirers Association
2017 – Jaques Breton, Founder of the Northeast Acquirers Association
2017 – Sherry Friedrichsen, Founder of the Western States Acquirers Association

2016 – Deana Rich, Rich Consulting

2015 – Gerry Wagner, Discover Financial Services

2014 – Bob Jenisch, Digital Transactions

2013 – Biff Matthews, Owner of CardWare International

2012 – Mark Dunn, Field Guide Enterprises and Treasurer of the MWAA

2011 – Dan Neistadt, Electronic Merchant Systems

2010 – Linda Perry, ISTS Worldwide

2009 – Donna Embry, Payment Alliance International

2008 – Kim Fitzsimmons, First Data Corp

2007 – Mike Ponder, Integrity Payment Systems

2006 – Dick Draper,  PeriPheron Technologies

2005 – John Rante, President of Online Data Corp

2004 – Paul Green, The Greensheet

2003  – Robert O. Carr, Heartland Payment Systems – The inaugural MWAA Industry Achievement Award