Nicole Lauzon is responsible for membership management and database support for both the Secure Technology Alliance and U.S. Payments Forum. A 2005 graduate of Douglass College at Rutgers University, she joined the Alliance in 2009.
Debbie’s responsibilities include effectively identifying goals to align positioning and messaging into seamless communications for the association and its member companies. Debbie develops, edits and maintains all Alliance printed materials, including monthly and quarterly newsletters, the Annual Review, website content, membership kits and other written communications and programs. She also is responsible for communications for the U.S. Payments Forum, writing announcements and updates on the Forum, coordinating content on the EMV Connection website, and managing the communications for meetings.
Debbie spent the bulk of her career at Comcast, where she served as the Regional Director of Communications. She began her career working for a newspaper and has worked for Fortune 50 companies, advertising agencies and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining the Secure Technology Alliance, she served as consultant for Pershing/Bank of New York Mellon, Siemen’s, and the Public Relations Society (PRSA) of America. Debbie graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Communications from Seton Hall University.
Director, Strategic Programs
Cathy Medich is Director of Strategic Programs for the U.S. Payments Forum and the Secure Technology Alliance. In this role, she manages strategic marketing and industry initiatives and directs industry council and working committee activities. Cathy has over 20 years of experience in marketing and strategic planning for technology businesses, including consulting engagements or positions with Hewlett-Packard, VeriSign, VeriFone and CommerceNet. Cathy has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School.
Director, Conference Services
Jaclyn Sauvé is currently the Director of Conference Services for the Secure Technology Alliance and U.S. Payments Forum, leading the logistic support team responsible for all conference operations. In addition, Jaci supports each conference program committee as a speaker liaison and the Sales and Marketing staff by managing all Exhibitor and Sponsor communications.
Before joining the Secure Technology Alliance in 2011, Jaci worked for 14 years in a diverse range of positions, including Director of Field Sales Administration & Division Event Planner at Scholastic Inc., Database Administrator / Event Coordinator / Marketing Assistant at Eschenbach Optik and Multimedia Coordinator at Danbury Hospital.
Jaci holds a degree in Communications / Media with a concentration in video production from Western Connecticut State University.
Communications and Marketing Events Manager
Shelbey joined the Secure Technology Alliance in 2013, where she manages member communications and assists on various projects for both the Secure Technology Alliance and the U.S. Payments Forum. Prior to becoming a consultant with the Alliance, Shelbey was a Product Development manager for Verizon Wireless, responsible for an annual revenue of over $500 million. She has also spent time as an Interactive Marketing manager for Realogy Corporation and worked for Comcast and Comcast Spotlight.
Shelbey has a Master’s of Business Administration from Centenary College and a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Marketing from Fairfield University.