Payment Security Super Session at HITEC will Feature Technology and Finance Leaders from the Hotel and Club Sectors Plus a Fraud Specialist from the Banking Industry

This highly anticipated educational Super Session at HITEC 2024 in Charlotte will be held from 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.

Austin, Texas (June 6, 2024) – The HITEC 2024 educational panel discussion, “Payment Security in a Changing Global Landscape – Club and Hotel Operations,” has been announced as a Super Session to be held Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at the Charlotte Convention Center.

This session will highlight the steps three recognizable hospitality organizations are taking in this fraudulent current landscape to safeguard payments, bank accounts, and general banking processes. Additionally, a fraud specialist from the banking industry will discuss the challenges, risks, and security of payments made by check or electronic payment, direct debit, wire, and systems sending the payment data in from the ERP v. hand keying it in the bank system (including the possibility of human error).

Panelists will include Michael Schubach, CHTP, CHAE, Chief Information Officer for Millennium Technology Group/Rosen Hotels & Resorts; John Mascia, Director of Operations – Hotels at Hard Rock International; Daniel Conti, Partner, Elevate CFO & Technology for Clubs at Jupiter Island Club; and Stacy Beard, Client Protection Executive at Bank of America. Gayle Edwards, current president of HFTP’s Mid-Florida Chapter, and Vice President Managing Director of PAS (Professional Accounting Solutions) will serve as moderator.

“We are so incredibly fortunate to have this group of esteemed finance and technology experts together at HITEC,” said Edwards. “Their combined experience working in the hotel, club, and banking industries will provide attendees with a valuable look inside the current global landscape of payment security. I am looking forward to hearing what our panelists have to say about their current processes and procedures, and what they think are the biggest security challenges to come in our industry as well as how we can effectively protect our properties and guests against them.”

The HITEC 2024 Super Session, “Payment Security in a Changing Global Landscape – Club and Hotel Operations,” will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET) at the Charlotte Convention Center. Session attendees have the opportunity to earn 1.5 CPEs, or continuing education credits. For more information on this and other educational sessions, please visit the HITEC 2024 Schedule.

About PAS

For more than 30 years, PAS (Professional Accounting Solutions, Inc.) has been a preferred provider of back office and accounting solutions for the global hospitality industry, including top hotel brands, management companies, REITs and casinos in 90+ countries. Its team of experts includes certified hotel industry professionals, CPAs and Microsoft Gold certified technology leaders that have worked to develop solutions for a wide range of challenges specific to hoteliers such as financial consolidation, fee calculation, audit pack capture/storage, integration, reconciliation and standardization. PAS customizes its products and support for each installation and provides a hotel-centric support model through its unparalleled help desk centers around the world. For more information on PAS and its services, please email or visit

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The PAS team possesses a unique understanding of accounting processes, information flows and the dynamics of operating a corporate/hotel back office, as well as the applications, interfaces, development, and environments.

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