Neil joins Vantaca as VP of Payments to charter the vision, strategy, roadmap, and partnerships of payments within Vantaca’s community management performance software. As principal business owner and subject matter expert, he leads strategy and execution of Vantaca's integrated payments tools, methods, and applications. Neil's 30+ years of cross-functional fintech product lifecycle and business leadership expertise spans across startups and entrepreneurial units of payments ecosystems and tech firms such as Cayan (Global Payments), Discover Financial, Dovetail (Fiserv), Dun & Bradstreet, eBillMe (Western Union), FIS (NYCE), Mastercard, Verizon, and WorkWave. Neil is credentialed as a Certified Payments Professional (ETA) and Accredited Payments Risk Professional (NACHA) and holds a BA in Journalism from Penn State and an MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.