Mike Timoney is Vice President of Secure Payments at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Mike has responsibility to understand the payments and fraud landscape and identify areas where security must be improved. Mike is responsible to design, develop, and implement key elements of the Fed’s strategy for payment security including improving fraud data, researching fraud trends, and evaluating emerging fraud technologies. He also contributes to opportunities for collaboration with the payments industry. Mike joined the Boston Fed in 2019 from Bank of America where he served as head of global card and comprehensive payables fraud. He held various roles of increasingly responsibility at Bank of America, including in commercial and corporate treasury fraud, electronic payments, and program and portfolio management. Mike holds degrees from The University of North Carolina Charlotte and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).