Training and Certification Quarterly Newsletter (January 2016)

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Welcome to the Smart Card Alliance Training and Certification newsletter, a quarterly update distributed to members of the Smart Card Alliance Leadership, Education and Advancement Program (LEAP), CSEIP and CSCIP recipients. This is the first issue of 2016, so please visit the LEAP, CSCIPCSEIP portions of our website for news and updates. Thank you for your membership and interest, and please email us with any suggestions for future content.

Welcome New Certification Recipients

Congratulations to the following individuals who recently received their certification credentials.

CSCIP/Government

  • Safia Hack, Booz Allen Hamilton

CSCIP/Payments

  • Amy Andrijevic, TSYS
  • Shannon Baker, TSYS
  • Kim Clepper, TSYS
  • Lisa Forsythe, TSYS
  • Ashley McPhail, TSYS
  • Michael Murray, TSYS
  • Sundar Palanisamy, TSYS
  • Melissa Patterson, TSYS
  • William Sharpe, TSYS
  • Heather Spence, TSYS
  • Michael Terrell, TSYS
  • Venkanna Yarlagadda, TSYS
  • Brandi Matsuda, CPI Card Group
  • Randi Muniz, CPI Card Group
  • Katie Potter, CPI Card Group
  • McKaila Wakelee, CPI Card Group
  • Shivaansh Gupta, Clear2Pay
  • Margaret Rajski, Discover
  • Robert Ward, MasterCard

CSEIP

  • Guirguis Baher, SigNet Technologies, Inc.
  • Sherinda Barrow, Open Options
  • John Bodolay, Acme Technical Group, LLC
  • Michael Friedel, FBI
  • Ken George, Caprock Consulting Group
  • Dennis Nalli, IMS Government Solutions
  • Jeffrey Ogborn, Aventura Technologies

New Training Center Launch

Last month the Smart Card Alliance began offering its training and certification exams at a new location in Virginia, conveniently located less than one mile Reagan National Airport, walking distance to a Metro stop, and just minutes from the Capital Beltway and downtown Washington, DC. VA. Next month, an official naming ceremony will be held to formally introduce the property, called the National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security, which is located at 2900 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA. Details and photos will follow.

Upcoming Training and Exam  – CSCIP

If you are planning on taking the training and/or exam, make sure to save the date and set up a reminder in your calendar to register. If your company is interested in hosting a corporate exam, let us know. Except for those trainings that will be held at Smart Card Alliance conferences (and are noted below), all trainings will take place at the National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security.

  • CSCIP Training and Exam, March 9 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSCIP Training and Exam, June 29 (training) and June 30 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security

Upcoming Training and Exam  – CSCIP/G

  • CSCIP/G Training and Exam, February 4 (training) and February 5 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSCIP/G Training and Exam, June 1 (training) and June 2 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security<
  • CSCIP/G Training and Exam, Sept. 6 (training) and Sept. 7 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSCIP/G Training and Exam, Nov. 17 (training) and Nov. 18 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security

Upcoming Training and Exam Dates – CSCIP/P

  • CSCIP/P Training and Exam, April 4 (training) and April 5 (exam), Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit at Loews Royal Pacific Hotel in Orlando
  • CSCIP/P Training and Exam, June 27 (training) and June 28 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSCIP/P Training and Exam, Sept. 13 (training) and Sept. 14 (exam), National Center for Advanced Payments and Security

More resources:

If your company is interested in hosting a corporate exam, let us know; discounts are given to corporate exams. Visit the CSCIP portion of the website for more information

Upcoming Training and Exam Dates – CSEIP

  • CSEIP Training and Exam, February 16-18, National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSEIP Training and Exam, March 29-31, National Center for Advanced Payments and Security
  • CSEIP Training and Exam, April 26-28, National Center for Advanced Payments and Security

More resources:

Download the CSEIP application – Fillable Word Form, PDF. Visit the CSEIP portion of the website for more information.

New Educational Resources Available

We encourage you to take a look at the many educational resources available to you, including resources exclusively available for LEAP members, CSCIP recipients and CSEIP recipients.

Smart Card Alliance and EMV Migration Forum Resources

Check out some recent offerings produced by the Smart Card Alliance and EMV Migration Forum:

See Who Is Certified

View the complete list of CSCIP and CSEIP members. You can sort the list by individual name, company name, or date of certification.

Promote Your Certification

If you have a CSCIP or CSEIP designation, be sure to promote your certification in your signature in all of your email and hard copy correspondence, as well as on business cards and letterhead. If you need a copy of a specific logo credential, please email Shelbey Votapek to request one.

The Secure Technology Alliance is Hiring

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