Rapid acceleration is underway in the digital payments space. Rachel Siegel, officer at The Pew Charitable Trusts, is working to help ensure equal access to financial services.
Rebeca Romero Rainey has a personal connection to community banks and highlights their importance to communities across the country.
Dondi Black focuses on the intersection of emerging technologies and their applicability to the financial services industry. Lately, that has centered heavily on the acceleration of digital transformation and the application of data analytics.
Beginning a new role can be a stressful transition during the best of times. Taking the reins as executive director of the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) in the midst of a global health crisis adds another layer of complication.
In Brian Peters’ role as executive director at Financial Innovation Now (FIN), an alliance of leading technology companies, he is guided by a core tenet: technological transformation makes financial services more accessible, safe and affordable for everyone. “How do we make people’s lives easier?” is the question that drives his waking hours.
According to payments expert Andrew Boyajian, the days of not knowing the ‘where’ and ‘when’ of an international payment in its transaction journey are numbered.
As head of banking at Transferwise North America, Boyajian has peeled back and understood the larger and complex scale of payments and technological investments needed to make transactions possible.
Al Pascual has a passion for righting wrongs, so he chose banking and payments fraud as his field of practice. Yet, it’s something more than a professional interest. It’s in his blood. Growing up as the son of two NYPD detectives, law enforcement was always a topic of conversation at …
Faster payments may not yet be a leading focus of many small community banks. Scott McComb is working with other community bankers to change that. McComb is chairman and CEO of Heartland Bank, a community bank based in Whitehall, Ohio that focuses on small- to medium-sized business customers. He previously …
Christina Tetreault, in her role as a consumer advocate and senior policy counsel with Consumer Reports, brought expertise that made her an important addition to the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force. But she didn’t follow the path of your typical payments professional – nor your traditional lawyer. Tetreault came …