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Webinar: How Instant Payments Can Boost Your Accounts Payable Process


Fifth Third Bank discusses how to improve accounts payable process with instant payments in June's webinar.

Tuesday, 6/21, at 11 a.m. ET

Today’s payment landscape has never been more diverse. With so many different forms of payment available, consumers value the ability to choose what works best for them. And when it comes to receiving disbursements ranging from consumer rebates to gig worker payment, most wish to be paid quickly and conveniently. Instant Payments are a great way to fill that need.

In this session, you will hear bank and industry experts:

  • Talk about the explosive growth of Instant Payments in the United States
  • Share best practices for firms looking to originate Instant Payments and/or Requests for Payment
  • Discuss how Instant Payments are set to transform use cases in the next few years


Andrew Goodman

VP, Sr. Treasury Management Product Manager, Fifth Third Bank

Andrew manages Fifth Third Bank’s Expert AP managed payables product, and also manages the bank’s relationship with AvidXchange that powers the product. He works across teams internally at Fifth Third and within the partnership to help optimize product performance, product innovation, client satisfaction, and product growth.  Prior to joining Fifth Third two years ago, Andrew spent nearly a decade in various roles at American Express and Citigroup. 

Andrew is a travel enthusiast who especially loves being near the ocean, whether close to home in the northeastern U.S. or in faraway beaches from Brazil to Thailand. He is also a husband and father of two children—a toddler and a newborn—who ensure that he and his wife never have a boring day.

Stavros Liakakos

VP, Channel Sales/Bank Partnership Head, AvidXchange

Stavros is responsible for leading and managing new and existing Bank partner relationships with a concentration on channel sales enablement and support. His primary focus is on driving initiatives that improve sales performance and sustainably drive growth.  As the overall relationship owner, Stavros helps define sales performance metrics, and coordinates cross-functional team efforts—from sales and customer success to product marketing and product development—to deliver a great partner and customer experience.

Stavros is a financial technology (fintech) expert and SaaS industry veteran with 30 years of helping companies (such as Ceridian, SAGE/Best Software, PeopleSoft and Workday) go to market, generate high sales growth and have happy customers to boot. Before joining AvidXchange in 2016, he served as SVP, Business Development with Viewpost where he was recruited to design and build an innovative sales and delivery organization focused on enabling a vigorous customer acquisition strategy for the visionary B2B social business network start-up.

Stavros is a life-long adventure travel junkie and an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, camping and scuba diving.  He also enjoys competitive tennis, when he is not juggling the crazy schedules of four children and two Golden Retrievers.

This webinar is approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

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