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Summer 2024 SIG: Petroleum/Convenience

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Merchant-only peer networking to identify, collaborate on, and affect solutions to payments industry challenges for Petroleum/Convenience Stores merchant professionals.


  • Josh Cooper | Manager of Card Processing - Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.

    Joshua Cooper, Sr Manager of Card processing in the Operations Accounting group for Loves Travel Stops and Country Stores. Payments Industry Expert with nearly 20 years of Consumer and Commercial Payments experience. Currently responsible for helping with payments strategy, reconciliation, cost of acceptance, collections, mobile fraud, and second level customer service. Since joining Loves Travel Stops in 2005 he has helped to implement fleet and credit card reconciliation processes that bolster and support store auditing and overall balance sheet reconciliation. He has also helped to create and roll-out the fleet collections team as well as work with fleet card partners and IT to support several initiatives over the years. Over this time Loves has grown to over 650 locations, with over 1000 QSRs, Hotels, RV Parks and Tire & Maintenance facilities adding additional complexities to an already complex environment.

  • Mike Lindberg | Sr Director, Payment Solutions - CHS Inc.

    Mike Lindberg is the Senior Director of Payment Solutions for CHS Inc and the Cenex® brand. He has more than 25 years of experience at CHS Inc in Payments and Information Technology. In his current role, Mike is responsible for all strategic, financial, and operational elements of merchant payment acceptance and settlement, third party POS software development, payments testing, and private label consumer, business, fleet, and gift card programs. He leads a cross functional Payment Solutions team that includes Finance, Product Management, Operations, and Customer Support. Previously, Mike was the Director of Information Technology for several lines of business in the CHS Energy and Business Solutions Divisions. Mike joined the Merchant Advisory Group Board of Directors in 2023.

  • Linda Toth | Managing Director - Connexus, Inc.

    Linda Toth is the Managing Director for Conexxus, which is anon-profit, member-driven technology orga­nization. Conexxus is dedicated to the development and implementa­tion of standards, technologies innovation and advocacy to improve business processes, reduce costs and increase productivity for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. In her current role, Linda has oversight of all day-to-day operations of the organization. In addition, she advocates on behalf of the convenience industry at EMVCo, the US Payments Forum (formerly the EMV Migration Forum) Petroleum Working Group, and the National Conference on Weights and Measures. Linda also participates inthe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), ANSI X9 subcommittees working on payments, and is the facilitator for the Petroleum SIG at the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG).

July 8, 2024
Mon 11:30 AM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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