M. Troy Woods, Chairman


Prior to the merger with Global Payments in 2019, Mr. Woods served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS.

Since he joined TSYS in 1987, Mr. Woods has guided the company’s diversification strategy into faster growing areas of payments, directed TSYS’ international expansion and introduced its brand promise, People-Centered Payments, based on the belief that payments should revolve around people, not the other way around.

Mr. Woods started his career at Columbus Bank and Trust Company (Columbus, Ga.) on a part-time basis in 1970. From 1977 to 1979 he served as Senior Vice President for card services with United American Bank, Knoxville, TN. In 1979 he joined AmSouth Bank in Birmingham, AL, where he eventually became Senior Vice President of Consumer Lending in 1982.

Mr. Woods also serves, or has served, on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus (Ga.), West Georgia Honor Flight and the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for Columbus State University, the River Center for the Performing Arts and is currently a member of the Business Roundtable.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Columbus State University and also graduated from the University of Virginia's Graduate School of Retail Bank Management; Louisiana State University's School of Banking of the South; and University of Pennsylvania's CEO Academy at The Wharton School.

Kriss Cloninger III, Lead Independent Director


Kriss Cloninger III is the lead independent director for Global Payments. He served on the board of TSYS from 2004 and as lead independent director of TSYS since 2017 until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in September 2019. He served as a director of Tupperware Brands Corporation and Chair of its Compensation Committee until May 2021. He also served on the board of Aflac Incorporated from 2001 to 2017.

In 2017, Mr. Cloninger retired as President of Aflac Incorporated, an insurance holding company, where he was responsible for capital and strategic planning, as well as helping the company grow the business while ensuring solid profitability. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Aflac from the time he joined the company in 1992 until 2015, and he served as a principal with KPMG LLP.

Mr. Cloninger is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeff Sloan , Chief Executive Officer


As chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of global Payments, Jeff Sloan is a decisive leader with deep industry knowledge and over 25 years of experience in financial technology. Jeff joined Global Payments as president in 2010 and became chief executive officer in 2013.

Prior to joining Global Payments, Jeff was a partner and the worldwide head of the Financial Technology Group in New York for Goldman, Sachs & Co. He pioneered the development of the payments practice in investment banking, where he led many of the industry’s landmark transactions over two decades.

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 of Law in 1992 (magna cum laude). Jeff and his wife, Vicky, have three children and live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jeff has been recognized by FinTech Breakthrough as one of the “Best FinTech Company CEOs”, by Institutional Investor as one of “America’s Best CEOs” and by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of “Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs”. He serves on the executive committees and the boards of directors of Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; and on the board of the Atlanta Committee for Progress. In 2017 and 2018, Jeff was the president and chairman of the board of directors of the electronic Transactions Association.

F. Thaddeus Arroyo, Director


Chief Strategy and Development Officer, AT&T Inc.

Thaddeus Arroyo serves as the Chief Strategy and Development Officer of AT&T Inc., LLC. He oversees corporate strategy, corporate development, venture investments, strategic business development and alliances as well as incubating emerging businesses that support AT&T’s long-term growth. His team is focused on unlocking new opportunities to accelerate organic core connectivity growth as well as pathways to create value beyond connectivity.

He previously served as Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Consumer, where he was responsible for the company’s integrated consumer internet and mobility services organization. During his time in this role, his team served more than 196 million wireless subscriber connections and passed nearly 17 million eligible customer locations with fiber internet.

Thaddeus also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business, where he was responsible for the company's integrated global Business Solutions organization, which then served nearly 3 million business customers in nearly 200 countries.

Throughout his career, Thaddeus has held diverse executive positions. He was the CEO of AT&T Mexico, LLC, where he led the expansion of AT&T’s high-speed mobile network and distribution channels across the country. As President-Technology Development, he led the transformation of AT&T’s technology strategy. Under Thaddeus’ leadership as Chief Information Officer (CIO), AT&T was widely recognized for its thought leadership and creativity in technology innovation and execution. Prior to AT&T, he also served as CIO at Cingular Wireless and Senior Vice President of Product Marketing and Development for Sabre Corporation.

He serves on the Board of Directors of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) as a Director and Technology Committee Chair. He also serves on the board of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and SMU Cox School of Business Executive Advisory Board. He is a trustee for the Dallas Museum of Art.

Thaddeus has a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Southern Methodist University

Robert H.B. Baldwin, Jr., Director


Bob Baldwin, Jr. served as the Vice Chairman of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. from June 2012 until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in April 2016. In this role, he was responsible for key industry relationships, investor relations, information security and customer service operations. He previously held the positions of Heartland’s Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2007 and President from 2007 to 2012.

Prior to joining Heartland, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at COMFORCE Corporation, a publicly-traded staffing company. From 1985 through 1998, Mr. Baldwin was an Investment Banker with Citicorp and Smith Barney, where he served as a Managing Director in Smith Barney’s Financial Institutions advisory business.

He serves on a variety of boards including the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Communities in Schools in Washington, DC, and Nassau Presbyterian Church and Cemetery in Princeton, NJ.

Mr. Baldwin holds a master of business administration degree from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University.

John G. Bruno, Director


John G. Bruno currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Xerox Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: XRX), a position he’s held since November 2022. In this role, Bruno is responsible for operating model advancements to improve company performance, and oversees global offerings, service delivery, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, information technology, and Xerox's IT services business unit.

Bruno joined Xerox from Aon plc (NYSE: AON) where he served Aon from 2014 – 2021 with increasing levels of responsibility. Most recently, as Chief Operating Officer of the firm and Chief Executive Officer of Data & Analytic Services. As CEO of Data & Analytic Services, Bruno was accountable for over $1B of technology-enabled businesses, including the firm’s affinity, small commercial, and human capital management solution lines. As COO, he led ~22k professionals accountable for enterprise innovation, information technology, security, procurement, and all business line and corporate shared services operations globally.

Prior to joining Aon, Bruno served as President, Industry & Field Operations and EVP of Corporate Development for NCR Corporation, where he played a prominent role in the company’s reinvention to a growth-oriented hardware-enabled, software-driven business model. Bruno was responsible for all of NCR’s lines of business inclusive of financial services, retail, hospitality, travel, telecom and technology, interactive printer solutions and small business.

Throughout his 25-year career in the technology industry, Bruno has held senior leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies, including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Symbol Technologies, and Cisco Systems.

Bruno currently serves on the Board of Directors of Valor Latitude (NYSE: VLAT).

Joia M. Johnson, Director


Joia M. Johnson is an experienced corporate executive, as well as public and private company director, most recently having served as chief administrative officer, general counsel, and corporate secretary for Hanesbrands Inc., a leading apparel manufacturer and marketer. She also oversaw legal, corporate social responsibility, human resources, real estate, and government affairs for the company. Ms. Johnson served as executive leader for the Hanesbrands Board of Directors’ Compensation Committee as well as the Board’s Governance and Nominating Committee.

From 2001 until 2007, Ms. Johnson served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of RARE Hospitality International, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant franchise owner and operator.

Ms. Johnson’s board experience includes serving within the financial services sector. Currently a board member of Regions Financial Corp. and its subsidiary, Regions Bank, she serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Risk Committee of the Boards. She also currently serves as a board member of Sylvamo Corporation.

Ms. Johnson served on the board of TSYS from 2018 until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in September 2019. In addition, for eight years, Ms. Johnson was a board member for Crawford & Company, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry, serving as a member of its Audit Committee. From 2015 to 2019, Ms. Johnson also served as a member of and as Chair of its Compensation Committee. Ms. Johnson was also a member of the board of H.J. Russell & Company, a private real estate construction and property management business, for 15 years.

Ms. Johnson is a board member and past Chair of the American Arbitration Association and a member of the Executive Leadership Council, Society of International Business Fellows and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

She is a graduate of Duke University, earned a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of Business and earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.

Ruth Ann Marshall, Director


Ruth Ann Marshall is a member of the boards of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) and ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG). She is active in the community and has served on boards of several civic and academic organizations including the PGA First Tee, the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet.

In May 2006, Ruth Ann Marshall retired as President of the Americas, MasterCard International, where she was responsible for building all aspects of MasterCard’s issuance and acceptance business in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Americas Region of MasterCard generated more than half of the company’s worldwide volume in 2005.

Ms. Marshall joined MasterCard in 1999 as President of MasterCard North America and was instrumental in growing MasterCard’s share of payments.

Before joining MasterCard, Ms. Marshall served as Group Executive President of two electronic payment service companies, MAC Regional Network and Buypass Corporation. Upon acquisition of these companies by Concord EFS, she became Senior Executive Vice President of the combined companies, where she oversaw marketing, account management, customer service and product development. In April 1999, she was awarded Credit Card Management’s Leader of the New Millennium Award for the payments industry. Ms. Marshall started her career at IBM, where, over 18 years, she served in managerial and executive positions.

In 2004 and 2005, Ms. Marshall was selected by Forbes.com as one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Ms. Marshall earned a master’s degree in finance and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Connie D. McDaniel, Director


Ms. McDaniel serves as a director of the Virtus Mutual Fund Family and as its Audit Committee Chair. She previously served as a director of the RidgeWorth Funds where she chaired its Audit Committee. She also served on the board of TSYS as a Director and Audit Committee Chair from 2014 until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in September 2019.

In 2013, Ms. McDaniel retired as Vice President and Chief of Internal Audit of The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to taking on that role in 2009, she served for over 20 years in various capacities with The Coca-Cola Company, including Vice President Global Finance Transformation and Vice President and Controller. Ms. McDaniel also held finance leadership positions with The Coca-Cola Company in Operating Units in both Germany and Thailand.

She is a graduate of Georgia State University.

Joe Osnoss, Director


Joe Osnoss joined Silver Lake in 2002 and is a Managing Partner. From 2010 to 2014, he was based in London, where he co-led the Firm’s activities in EMEA. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Joe worked in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Advantage and is a director of Carta, Cegid, Clubessential Holdings, EverCommerce, First Advantage, Global Blue, LightBox, Relativity, and Zuora. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cast & Crew and was a director of Cornerstone OnDemand, Instinet, Interactive Data, Mercury Payment Systems, Sabre, and Virtu Financial. Joe graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in Applied Mathematics and a citation in French Language. He has remained involved in academics, including as a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics; a member of the Dean’s Advisory Cabinet at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; and a participant in The Polsky Center Private Equity Council at the University of Chicago.

William B. Plummer, Director


Mr. Plummer currently serves as a business consultant and advisor of United Rentals Inc., a publicly traded equipment rental company. From December 2008 until October 2018, Mr. Plummer served as executive vice president and chief financial officer, where he was responsible for the development of the company’s finance activities, investor relations, and co-led its mergers, acquisitions and divestitures strategies.

Mr. Plummer has more than two decades of financial leadership experience, including positions as chief financial officer of Dow Jones & Company, where he set policy for global finance and corporate strategy. Before that, Mr. Plummer was vice president and treasurer of Alcoa, Inc., where he was responsible for global treasury policy and relationship management with commercial and investment banks. Previously, he held executive positions with Mead Corporation and General Electric Capital Corporation.

In addition to serving on the Global Payments Board, Mr. Plummer serves as director of Mason Industrial Technology, director and audit and compensation committee member of Waste Management, Inc., director of Venture Metals, Inc., and chairman of the board of Cisco Equipment.

Mr. Plummer previously served as a director for John Wiley & Sons, Inc., where he was a member of the audit and technology committees. He also served as a director for UIL Holdings Corporation, where he was a member of the compensation and retirement benefits committees. Finally, Mr. Plummer served as chairman of the board and audit committee member of Nesco Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Plummer holds degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a master of business administration degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

John T. Turner, Director


John T. Turner has served as Chairman of the Board of the W.C. Bradley Co., a privately held consumer products and real estate company, since April 2018. From 1979 until 1999, he served in various capacities with the W.C. Bradley Co. and/or its subsidiaries, including President of Bradley Specialty Retailing, Inc. Mr. Turner continued to serve as a director of the W.C. Bradley Co. from 1999 until 2018 and was also actively involved in initiatives encompassing a variety of entrepreneurial, social and environmental interests.

Mr. Turner served on the board of TSYS from 2003 as a Director and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Chair until the closing of the company’s merger with Global Payments in September 2019.

He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.