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  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Two More Payment Processing Experts to the Team

    ATLANTA, GA—July 5, 2022— Global FinTech leader, Optimized Payments is pleased to welcome two more payment experts. Taige Caldwell joins as a Senior Consultant for the Strategy & Delivery Team. He has over a decade of experience optimizing interchange fees and has delivered millions of dollars in cost savings at ACI. Taige’s primary role will

    July 5, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Three New Leaders to Growing Team

    Atlanta, GA, May 3, 2022 – Global FinTech Optimized Payments is pleased to welcome three new leaders to its rapidly growing team. Alan Vickness joins Optimized Payments as Vice President of Strategy and Delivery. Alan brings 24 years of experience developing, leading, and executing strategic initiatives at prominent companies. His primary responsibilities will be enhancing

    May 3, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Commits to Donating $100k to Philanthropic Causes Each Year

    ATLANTA, GA—April 20, 2022– Optimized Payments, a Global FinTech leader, is committed to donating a minimum of $100k each year to support humanitarian and environmental organizations. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team at Optimized Payments focuses its efforts in three main areas: Education Environment Local causes around the Atlanta, GA area “As Optimized Payments thrives,

    April 20, 2022
  • Joining the World to Drive Sustainable Commerce

    Atlanta, GA, February 1, 2022 — Optimized Payments, a global SaaS Analytics Platform leader, is committed to driving a smarter way of doing business via sustainable commerce, reducing their impact on the environment, and transitioning to a low-carbon economy. They do this by implementing environmentally responsible business practices, continually partnering with companies that share their

    February 1, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Acquires Paul Larsen Consulting to Become Global Leader in Payment Analytics

    Atlanta, GA, January 4, 2022 — Rapidly-growing FinTech, Optimized Payments (OP), has acquired Paul Larsen Consulting (PLC) in a strategic move that will position OP as the global leader in payment data services and analytics. Paul Larsen Consulting has strong domain expertise in the rapidly evolving and complex subscription ecology and an established track record

    January 4, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Industry Expert as Head of Sales and Marketing

    Atlanta, GA, December 14, 2021 — Optimized Payments, a rapidly growing global FinTech, is very pleased to welcome Oliver Gumbrill as Head of Sales & Marketing. Oliver’s responsibilities will encompass sales team leadership, accelerating Optimized Payments’ revenue through new products, services and geographies, development of new channels, and contributing to the company’s marketing and business

    December 14, 2021

Press Releases

  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Four New Team Members

    ATLANTA, GA, UNITED STATES, October 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Global FinTech leader, Optimized Payments welcomes four members to their talented team of experts, Tim Enalls, Sam Elalouf, Zach Volpe, and Ellen Dellicolli. Tim Enalls joins the Business Intelligence team as Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, and Sam Elalouf joins as Business Intelligence Analyst. Enalls brings his

    October 24, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Continues Growth Streak: Global FinTech Welcomes New Project Manager

    ATLANTA, GA, UNITED STATES, August 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Global FinTech leader, Optimized Payments welcomes Cindy Wilson to their rapidly growing team. Cindy is joining Optimized Payments to lead its Project Management Office, where her experience working with diverse global teams and leading complex projects to develop and deploy innovative tech solutions will be valued.

    August 30, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Two Experts to Technology and Data Services Team

    ATLANTA, GA—August 2, 2022— Optimized Payments, a global FinTech leader, is pleased to welcome two industry experts to their growing Technology and Data Services team. Komal Mehta joins as a Data Analyst and brings with her years of experience as a Payments Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase. Komal will be a part of the data

    August 2, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Expert Payment Strategist to Growing Team

    ATLANTA, GA—July 18, 2022– Optimized Payments, a global FinTech leader, is pleased to welcome John Albin to their growing Recurring Payments team. John joins Optimized Payments as a Recurring Payments Strategist, where his deep experience with payments operations and analytics will be an asset. He will work closely with clients to understand, analyze, and improve

    July 29, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Two More Payment Processing Experts to the Team

    ATLANTA, GA—July 5, 2022— Global FinTech leader, Optimized Payments is pleased to welcome two more payment experts. Taige Caldwell joins as a Senior Consultant for the Strategy & Delivery Team. He has over a decade of experience optimizing interchange fees and has delivered millions of dollars in cost savings at ACI. Taige’s primary role will

    July 5, 2022
  • Optimized Payments Welcomes Three New Leaders to Growing Team

    Atlanta, GA, May 3, 2022 – Global FinTech Optimized Payments is pleased to welcome three new leaders to its rapidly growing team. Alan Vickness joins Optimized Payments as Vice President of Strategy and Delivery. Alan brings 24 years of experience developing, leading, and executing strategic initiatives at prominent companies. His primary responsibilities will be enhancing

    May 3, 2022

Articles

  • Credit Card Competition Act of 2022

    Author: Taige Caldwell Last week, Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Roger Marshall (R-KS) introduced the Credit Card Competition Act of 2022. Like the blueprint Sen. Durbin used a decade ago for debit cards, this bill would require credit cards to be processed over two competing networks, one of which is not Visa or MasterCard. The

    August 5, 2022
  • Wirecard and the Curious Case of the Missing $2 billion

    As COVID-19 worsens financial crisis in Europe, Wirecard, a global FinTech company based in Germany filed for insolvency after losing over $12 billion in market value after EY audit reports showed insufficient evidence of $2 billion in profit earned over a decade. Wirecard, a German payment processor and financial services provider, with over 20 years

    June 26, 2020
  • VISA and TerraPay Partner Drive Real-Time Payments Interoperability

    A global payments infrastructure company, TerraPay, and Visa announce a strategic partnership to work together to drive real-time digital remittances, interoperability, financial inclusion and drive adoption of cashless payments. Partnerships have played a vital role in Visa’s growth strategy as their collaboration with TerraPay will help boost interoperable financial services and products to push much

    June 24, 2020
  • The Credit-Card Fees Merchants Hate, Banks Love and Consumers Pay

    In this interesting article by AnnaMarie Andriotis and Harriet Torry from The Wall Street Journal, they highlight how cash is becoming a less preferred method of payment due to an increased dependability on credit cards, apps, and online shopping, especially during the pandemic. With the use of non-cash payments, comes increased costs for merchants in

    June 23, 2020
  • Strategically Managing Card Swipe Fees

    U.S. merchants will spend over $90 billion in credit card processing or swipe fees in 2019. For many organizations, swipe fees represent one of their top five operating costs. Swipe fees continue to grow not only due to an increase in card sales, but also due to increases in interchange and network fees. Just this

    April 22, 2020
  • Guidance for Outlining your Key Payments Goals in 2020

    As you are coming up with your personal resolutions for the new year, we wanted to offer some potential payments ‘resolutions’ or goals for your organization for 2020. Here are 5 key payments goals that you should tackle or start tackling in 2020: 1. Security – Encryption/Tokenization/Omni-channel Every retailer with exception of Automated Fuel Dispensers

    December 19, 2019

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