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Principal Consultant, Payments Strategy Resume

Atlanta, GeorgiA

SUMMARY:

Customer centric leader and innovator with in - depth experience with product management, enterprise strategy, operational management, and P&L management. I have proven and documented experience in financial/risk modeling & analysis across the financial services value chain, tactical experience developing and leading strategic planning processes and creating operational readiness for new product launches. I have developed new opportunities and managed high value enterprise relationships with financial institutions and vendors with profitable results.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Financial Modeling
  • Strategic Development
  • Risk Management
  • Channel Sales
  • Product Portfolio Mgmt
  • SAS/SQL databases
  • Pragmatic Product Mgmt
  • UI/UX & CX dev
  • SDLC/PDLC Methods
  • Project Management
  • Payments/ FINTECH
  • POS integration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Principal Consultant, Payments Strategy

Responsibilities:

  • Architected the payments systems strategy for a consumer finance company with more than $1b in annual originations and relationships with a top 10 retailer
  • Introduction of a dynamic CRM system to local law firm to manage hourly billing and settlement. Increase breakage by 35%, increased revenue by $500,000 annually.
  • Acquired and managed a high value contract with the Confidential growing ATG EBIT by 30%

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Vice President, Product & Strategy

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented a rules based product/project process that lead to product release date variance of +/- 2 weeks
  • Prioritized 6 product portfolios which included between 3-8 products
  • Sourced, architected and launched the enhanced version of the authorization platform LUCY leading to project 75% growth in transactions through the Cynergy front end.
  • Launched the Vwalaa Aggregation Mobile product line which is responsible for 50 new merchant accounts per month and approximately $100,000 in incremental revenue.

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Vice President/Director, Integrated Product Strategy

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for integrated payment and point of sale strategy; leading the strategic planning process, organizational budgeting and competitive intelligence.
  • Led a team of consultants, analysts and managers who led the organization in strategic readiness, revenue cycle management and point of purchase products.
  • Led global sourcing strategy and POS integration for over 3000 partners and products into the Confidential front end.
  • Owned Profit & Loss for product innovation channel and acted as product owner role in our Agile software development lifecycle.
  • Defined and implemented a Value Based Management (VBM) strategy designed to prioritize million dollar annual investments in network, distribution, and marketing across Confidential ’ partner portfolio of geographic markets
  • Participated in international payment schemes using SWIFT messaging platform
  • Managed the Confidential Social Loyalty Mobile Strategy and Platform using the .NET Framework for SQL Server programming

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Director, Channel Partnership

Responsibilities:

  • Directed business activity for strategic products division of this multinational payments corporation.
  • Responsible for developing and improving payments strategies among peripheral products and Point of Sale applications, CHIPS real time payments, Interbank communications and investment fund transfers

Confidential, Kennesaw, Georgia

Director of National Sales, Independent Sales Offices

Responsibilities:

  • Managed partnership pipeline for this nontraditional finance company including, negotiating contract terms, development of statements of work and service level agreements.
  • Responsible for enterprise level technical integrations and product consulting.

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