ETA Announces 2019 Board of Directors

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association for the payments technology industry, today announced the election of its 2019 Board of Directors. ETA’s Board of Directors represent an array of payments technology companies from across the ecosystem that power fast, seamless and secure electronic payments solutions for merchants and consumers. As the global trade association for the payments industry, ETA represents over 500 payments and merchant service companies and advocates for the growth and success of the industry.

“It is an electrifying time for payments technology, with new innovations coming to market every day that help advance our economy,” said incoming President of the ETA Board and CEO of Celero Commerce, Kevin Jones. “I am excited and honored to begin my term as President of the Board, and I look forward to serving my colleagues, the people who power this great industry, in this volunteer leadership role.”

“ETA’s 2019 Board of Directors comprises leaders from the world’s most innovative payments technology providers and financial institutions.” said Jason Oxman, CEO of ETA. “As our industry continues to grow, innovate, and deliver premium products to consumers and merchants around the world, we are honored to have their guidance as ETA leads our industry into the future.”

“It was an honor to serve as President of ETA during such an exciting year of innovation in payments,” said Tim Tynan, CEO, Bank of America Merchant Services. “Thank you to the 2018 Board for their service and helping me lead this dynamic trade association.”

ETA Executive Committee:

  • Kevin Jones, CEO, Celero Commerce, ETA President

  • Chris Lee – President-Elect

  • Guy Harris, President North AmericaElavon – Treasurer

  • Philip McHugh, Sr. EVP & President of Merchant Solutions, TSYS, Secretary

  • Tim Tynan, CEO, Bank of America Merchant Services – Past President

ETA Board of Directors and Presidential Advisory Council:

  • Cameron Bready, Sr. EVP & CFO, Global Payments

  • Angela Brown, President & CEO, Moneris Solutions

  • Dan Charron, EVP Global Business SolutionsFirst Data

  • Royal Cole, EVP, Head of North America, Worldpay

  • Ralph Dangelmaier, CEO, BlueSnap

  • Reetika Grewal, Head of Payments Strategy and Solutions, Silicon Valley Bank

  • Eric Hoffman, Director, Head of Channel Partnerships – Apple Pay, Apple

  • Steve Klebe, Business Development, Google

  • Joe Mach, President, Verifone North America

  • Amy Porter, CEO, AffiniPay

  • Julie Pukas, Head of US Bankcard and Merchant Solutions, TD Bank

  • John Priore, President & CEOPriority Payment Systems

  • Neil Randel, CEO, First American Payment Systems

  • Tina Reese, Executive Director, Sales and Relationship Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Elizabeth Ryan, EVP, Wells Fargo Merchant Services

  • Derek Webster, Founder & CEO, CardFlight, Inc.

ETA Board Ex-Officio:

  • Deirdre Cohen, VP Head of FI Acquirer Partner Sales, NA Merchant Sales & Solutions, Visa

  • Janet Estep, President & CEO, NACHA

  • Josh Goines, Senior Director of Choice & Partnerships, PayPal

  • Joel Henckel, SVP – Group Head for Emerging Verticals and Acceptance, Mastercard

  • Tyler Vaughey, SVP, US Small Merchants, American Express

  • Amy Parsons, SVP, Head of Global Acceptance and Customer Experience, Discover

  • Larry Wang, Vice President, UnionPay International

About ETA
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $7 trillion in purchases in North America and deploying payments innovations to merchants and consumers.

Contact: Laura Hubbard, 202-667-7406,