Cash Industry Stakeholders to Gather in Chicago for the Secure Cash and Transport Association’s Seventh Annual Conference

2019 SCTA Conference

The 2019 SCTA Conference brings professionals and thought leaders together to review key trends and issues impacting the safety, security, and overall success of the cash industry. This year’s event features a keynote address by five-time tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Josh Linkner.

September 18, 2019 (Purcellville, VA) – The Secure Cash & Transport Association (SCTA), a nonprofit group representing professionals in ATM servicing, cash handling and processing, transportation, and safekeeping of cash and coin throughout North America, is set to welcome more than 200 attendees to its seventh annual conference in Chicago on October 9-11, 2019.

The 2019 SCTA Conference will feature leading experts in the fields of cash-in-transit, banking, retail, security, cybersecurity, and cash servicing, covering a wide range of important issues that impact the cash industry. The theme for this year’s event is “Global Impact” and it features a keynote address from Josh Linkner, a five-time tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and New York Times best-selling author. Linkner will offer insight and strategies to address the increasing velocity of globalization in the cash industry.

Mark Lowers, President of the Secure Cash and Transport Association, comments, “Perhaps one of the most dramatic forces impacting our industry today is globalization; it is a reality that cannot be ignored and how we respond today will have a lasting impact on future success.” He continues, “We look forward to addressing this and many other important issues at this year’s conference.”

Joining Linkner is a deep lineup of industry thought leaders and experts who will deliver two action-packed days worth of insight, information, and discussion. The full agenda for the event can be found at

The 2019 SCTA Conference is designed to support the Secure Cash & Transport Association’s overarching mission to protect, strengthen, and unite the cash-in-transit and cash servicing industries. Details about the event, registration information, and association membership details can be found at the event website at

About the Secure Cash & Transport Association (SCTA)

The Secure Cash & Transport Association (SCTA) is a non-profit association established in 2013 to represent the shared interests of professionals in ATM servicing, cash handling/processing, transportation, and safekeeping of cash and coin throughout North America. Founding members include Cash Connect-ATM Solutions by WSFS Bank, Coin Wrap, Inc., Davis Bancorp, Great American Insurance Group Fidelity/Crime Division, Griffin Incorporated, Loomis, Lowers Risk Group, Marshall & Sterling, Rochester Armored Car Company, Inc., U.S. Bank, and Willis Fine Art and Jewelry & Specie USA. Industry groups represented by the association include armored operators, insurance providers, truck builders, financial institutions, ATM cash providers, coin wrappers, security surveys and compliance providers, retailers, and loss adjusters.

Members of the Board of Directors for the Secure Cash & Transport Association include: President, Mark Lowers, CEO, Lowers Risk Group; Vice President, Antonio Palmiotto, Executive Chairman, FAJS, Willis of New York, Inc.; Secretary, Michael Gaul, EVP Marketing, Lowers Risk Group; Greg McKay, President, Griffin Inc.; Jason Kyd, VP Specie, Great American Insurance Group; Joseph Shea, President, Rochester Armored Car; J.R. Davis III, President, Davis Bancorp; Laura Jones, Senior VP, ATM & Debit Services, U.S. Bank; Randall Sheltra, SVP Risk Management, Loomis U.S.; Suzanne Ricci, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Cash Connect; Curtis Fox, Executive Director, Corporate Security, Garda Cash Logistics; Todd Worthey, VP, U.S. Risk Management, Brink’s, Inc.; and Jim Petit, President, G+D Currency Technology.

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