Associate Nicole Meisner has been named one of the Electronic Transaction Association's (ETA) 2018 Young Payments Professional (YPP) Scholars. The ETA YPP Scholar Program provides professional development, education and opportunity to young professionals, while also encouraging leadership within ETA and the payments industry.
Meisner and nine other payments professionals were selected from a pool of 50 applicants by a committee of ETA volunteer leaders to form this year's YPP Scholars cohort. The scholars represent the next generation of leaders from the payments industry and are from a variety of finance, payment, and technology firms. There are a number of benefits to being named a YPP Scholar, including being matched with industry mentors for the duration of the program.
Meisner counsels and advises a wide range of financial institutions and companies on the complex and rapidly changing electronic payments business. She concentrates her practice on payments compliance and contractual issues involving money transmitters, payment facilitators, mobile application payment providers, independent sales organizations, sponsorship and licensing agreements, and agent bank and association contracts. Meisner earned a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University in Florida, a Master of Business Administration degree for Financial Services Professionals from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Florida Atlantic University. She is a Certified Financial Crime Specialist through the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) and participates in a number of industry-related organizations, including the Money Services Business Association (MSCA). She was named to the Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2016 and 2017.