BHMI, a leading provider of enterprise software applications and creator of the Concourse Financial Software Suite®, announced company co-founder and President, Dr. Lynne Baldwin, was named the winner of the Women in Payments 2021 “Distinguished Payments Professional” award. This annual awards program celebrates women making significant impacts in the global payments ecosystem, honoring their achievements, and recognizing those who have distinguished themselves as industry leaders and innovators.
The 2021 U.S. awards were presented as part of this year’s virtual Women in Payments Symposium. The lifetime achievement award of “Distinguished Payments Professional” recognizes Dr. Baldwin’s significant contributions to the payments space, acknowledging her role as a trendsetter, role model, and positive impact on the overall industry.
A former educator with over 40 years in the payments software industry, Dr. Baldwin has worked in numerous development and executive leadership roles throughout her career, creating innovative payment solutions. Since co-founding BHMI, she has guided its success through her knowledge, creativity, and positive approach to industry solutions. Lynne spearheaded BHMI’s development of its Concourse Financial Software Suite, modernizing back office processing to operate in real-time.
As an active leader in her community, Dr. Baldwin also serves as an advisor for local education institutions, mentors women in the payments and technology industries, and has grown BHMI’s student internship program to help inspire the next generation of software and payments professionals.
“It is an honor to be named as this year’s ‘Distinguished Payments Professional’ by Women in Payments,” said Dr. Baldwin. “It’s so very important we continue to support women in the payments and technology spaces. As strong advocates, role models and mentors, we can help shape a more diverse industry at all levels, empowering the women here now and inspiring those to come. Congratulations to all 2021 nominees and winners.”
“We are thrilled that Lynne has been recognized for this lifetime achievement award,” said BHMI Director of Marketing & Sales, Casey Scheer. “I have had the honor of working with Lynne for more than 20 years. She is a fearless leader and mentor who inspires both clients and colleagues alike through her innovative thinking, knowledge, and commitment to excellence. This award is a validation of her long-term commitment and dedication to the growth of the payments industry.”
“Women in Payments champions women across the global payments industry. Since 2013, our awards program recognizes and celebrates women’s achievements and contributions, while giving them the recognition and industry profile they deserve. We are extremely pleased with the quality of award nominations from across the industry this year, and extend our congratulations to Lynne Baldwin, President of BHMI, and all this year’s outstanding winners,” said Kristy Duncan, Founder and CEO, Women in Payments.
To learn more about the award program and see the full list of this year’s winners, visit usa.womeninpayments.org/opportunities/awards.
About the Women in Payments’ Awards Program
Women in Payments’ awards programs honor women who have distinguished themselves as leaders, innovators, rising stars, and consummate professionals. Our US Awards Committee includes senior women leaders from across the payments industry. We are grateful to them for their time and thoughtful assessment of all nominations and selecting this year’s roster of superlative recipients.
BHMI is a leading provider of product-based software solutions focused on the back-office processing of electronic payment transactions. The company is best known as the creator of the Concourse Financial Software Suite® – a unique integrated collection of back-office products that allow companies to quickly and easily adapt to the rapidly changing world of payments. Concourse is a cohesive and integrated package, including settlement, reconciliation, fees processing, and disputes workflow management, that reduces the cost and complexity of back-office processing. Concourse’s continuous processing, near real-time architecture and powerful rules engine is ideally suited for new payment initiatives like P2P and enables companies to perform back-office processing for any type of payment transaction. To learn how your company can benefit from the power and flexibility of Concourse, please visit www.bhmi.com.