Jeffrey S. Sloan
Jeffrey S. Sloan is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions. He is a decisive leader with deep industry knowledge and nearly 20 years of experience in financial services. Mr. Sloan joined Global Payments as President in 2010 and became Chief Executive Officer in October 2013.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Sloan was a partner and the worldwide head of the Financial Technology Group in New York for Goldman, Sachs & Co. At Goldman Sachs, he pioneered the development of the firm’s payments practice in investment banking, where he led many of the landmark transactions in payments.
He earned dual BA and BS degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989 (summa cum laude) and a JD from New York University School of Law in 1992 (magna cum laude). Mr. Sloan and his wife, Victoria, have three children and live in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. Sloan is a Trustee of Pace Academy and serves on the boards of FleetCor Technologies, Inc., Camp Twin Lakes and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is also a board member of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), serves on the ETA’s Finance Committee and is the Chairman of the ETA’s Industry Relations Committee.
David E. Mangum
David E. Mangum is President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). In this role, he oversees the company's U.S., Canadian and Latin American businesses along with worldwide operations, enterprise risk management and global product strategy. Mr. Mangum served as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from 2011 to 2014 and was responsible for all financial operations of the company including finance, planning, accounting, tax, treasury, settlement, internal audit and investor relations. He was also responsible for the company's information technology strategy, technology operations, global product strategy, product development, real estate services and the company's funds transfer business.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Mangum served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CheckFree Corporation, a leading global provider of financial electronic commerce services and products. CheckFree was acquired by Fiserv Inc. in December 2007 in a transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion. Mr. Mangum represented CheckFree during diligence and negotiations and subsequently served as Executive Vice President of Fiserv prior to joining Global Payments. Mr. Mangum joined CheckFree in 1999 as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting.
Mr. Mangum was named one of the best CFOs in America by Institutional Investor magazine and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.
Cameron M. Bready
Cameron M. Bready is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions. In this role, he is responsible for all of the company's global financial operations including finance, treasury, accounting and tax, as well as corporate development, investor relations and internal audit.
Prior to joining Global Payments in 2014, Mr. Bready served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ITC Holdings Corp., the nation's largest independent electric transmission company, where he was responsible for the company's accounting, finance, treasury and other related financial functions, as well as its corporate development initiatives. Mr. Bready joined ITC Holdings in April 2009 as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer after serving as Vice President of Finance at Northeast Utilities in Hartford, Conn., where he was responsible for all financial policy matters and financial planning and analysis, including the financial assessment and structuring of the company's transmission and distribution infrastructure investments in the Northeast.
Mr. Bready was recognized by Institutional Investor as one of "America's Best CFOs" in the electric utilities sector and by Crain's Detroit Business as "CFO of the Year" in the $100 million to $1 billion revenue category. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and is a Certified Public Accountant. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Oglethorpe University.
Morgan "Mac" Schuessler
Mac Schuessler serves as President - International for one of the world's leading payment processing providers, overseeing Global Payments' businesses outside of the Americas. The businesses under his leadership span 23 countries throughout Europe and Asia, and encompass more than 40% of the company's employees.
He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with responsibility for the company's global operations, human resources, corporate marketing and communications, real estate services and the money transfer business. In this position, he led the implementation of the worldwide credit and risk function and the creation of the company's first global operations center in Manila, Philippines.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Schuessler served in several leadership positions with American Express, Inc. including Vice President, Global Purchasing Solutions with responsibility for managing the company's purchasing card business globally. Additionally, he served in various sales, marketing, strategy and product management positions.
Mr. Schuessler is a member of Visa's Senior Client Council and the UnionPay International Member Council, the international division of China UnionPay (CUP). He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Comercia, Global Payments' joint venture with CaixaBank.
Mr. Schuessler is a member of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO). He holds a bachelor's degree from New York University and an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School where he currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Dean's Advisory Board. He received the Goizueta Business School's Outstanding Recent Alumni Award in 2002, and was most recently honored with the Goizueta Business School's Alumni Service Award in 2014.
Mr. Schuessler resides in Hong Kong with his wife and three school-aged children.
Dr. Guido F. Sacchi
Dr. Guido F. Sacchi is a recognized leader in Information Technology and delivery of business value from IT, with a unique combination of strategic thinking and focus on results. He is currently EVP and CIO of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions. His responsibilities include IT strategies, worldwide technology infrastructure and operations management, application development and support, information security, customer experience, project portfolio management, platform integration and worldwide product.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Dr. Sacchi was a Managing Director for Slalom Consulting, leading the firm's Digital Commerce practice. Between 2008 and 2010, he served as CEO of Moneta, an innovative online payments company, establishing it as a leader in the alternative payment space. He led the company in building its customer base, revenue streams, service offerings and technology platform. From 2002 to 2008, Dr. Sacchi was the CIO of CompuCredit, an information and technology driven financial services company, where his responsibilities included setting and executing the company’s IT strategies, delivering business value from technology, managing innovation and running the company’s worldwide IT operations. He enabled the business to deliver unprecedented results through the execution of acquisitions, technology architectures and IT solutions.
Dr. Sacchi’s experience includes senior management positions at Deloitte Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers, international experience across industries, degrees in engineering from the University of Rome (Italy) and appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He is a frequent speaker and magazine contributor on the topics of technology management, payments and financial technologies, leadership, innovation and organizational change. Dr. Sacchi is the previous Chairman of the Georgia CIO Leadership Association and serves on the Technology Association of Georgia's Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) Board of Directors. He was recognized as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders in 2008 and as the 2004 GCLA National CIO of the Year, in addition to receiving multiple awards for excellence in technology management. Dr. Sacchi is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2008.
He and his wife, Ellen, enjoy living in Atlanta with their two children.
David Green serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the world’s leading payment processing companies. Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, generates in excess of $2 billion of net revenues annually and operates in markets around the globe through nearly 4,000 employees. Mr. Green is responsible for all of the company’s legal matters worldwide. Since joining in 2003, Mr. Green has provided legal support across the company’s corporate landscape. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Division General Counsel, with primary responsibility for worldwide mergers and acquisitions as well as the company’s operations in the Americas.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Green was an attorney at the law firm of King & Spalding LLP. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University and earned his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law.
Mr. Green serves on the Government Relations Committee of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two daughters.
Jane M. Elliott
Jane M. Elliott is the Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions. In this role, she oversees Strategic Planning, Corporate Marketing and Communications, and is responsible for ensuring delivery of key strategic, high visibility initiatives. Ms. Elliott joined Global Payments in October 2001 with a dual role as Vice President of Financial Planning & Investor Relations. As the company grew, the necessity to manage Wall Street analysts and investors became a full time position in the fall of 2003. In mid 2010, Ms. Elliott’s role expanded to Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning & Investor Relations and she became Chief of Staff in November 2013.
Ms. Elliott has over twenty years of experience in the payment processing space, working at First Data prior to joining Global Payments. During the nine years at First Data, she held numerous positions including financial analysis, planning and SEC reporting in both Georgia and Nebraska before becoming Sr. Director of Investor Relations.
Ms. Elliott started her career with Laventhol & Horwath Certified Public Accountants in New York City while receiving her CPA. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with high honors from Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.
She serves on the Board for W.net, Women Networking in Electronic Transactions, the Large Processor Council for Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She served on the Atlanta Board for National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) from 2007 to 2011, serving as President for three years, and she remains a member today.
G. Thomas Balas Jr.
As Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for one of the world's leading payment processing providers, Mr. Balas is responsible for global human resources functions including compensation, benefits, talent management and acquisition, employee relations, payroll services and rewards programs.
Mr. Balas has served in various human resources leadership roles for more than twenty years. Prior to joining Global Payments, he held executive management positions with John H. Harland Company, a leading provider of checks, software and assessment solutions to the financial industry, including Vice President and General Manager of the company’s educational services business and Vice President of Human Resources for its software and services business.
Mr. Balas holds a BS in Management from Georgia Tech and a MBA from Georgia State University. He currently serves on the board for Trinity Community Ministries and is a prior member of the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.
He resides in Atlanta with his wife and three daughters.