NYPAY Board and Management
President – David True
David True is the Managing Director of Broadly Curious Advisors, which consults on payments, loyalty and rewards, and mobile delivery channels. He has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of payments and has worked in senior roles at American Express, MasterCard, and a European VC firm in addition to his roles. David writes widely on payments and mobile commerce, advises buy-side money managers on payments issues, works with multiple startups, and speaks frequently at industry events. David has a BA in English Literature and Composition from Binghamton University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Vice President – Ronald Mazursky
Ron is Director of Strategic Initiatives at Jack Henry & Associates and leads the company’s internal business intelligence unit across all financial service business lines. Most recently, Ron ran the
Ron’s corporate and consulting work has made him a strong generalist in payments, but has also led him to expertise with credit, debit and prepaid products, product development and management, service (benefits) development and management, rewards and loyalty, cobrand and affinity programs/partnerships, fraud issues/identity protection and authentication, new account generation, activation, retention, usage stimulation and profitability enhancements.
He is a payments industry thought leader, having led discussions at numerous payment conferences and participated as a moderator and speaker on industry panels, written numerous payment industry articles, taught Market Segmentation to bankers, and created data-based intellectual property combining consumer research and credit bureau profile data and leading to the development of predictive models. Ron has a BA in Psychology (Experimental) from Binghamton University and an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
Ron is a Founder of NYPAY, the largest networking and educational association of senior payment executives and innovators based in the New York area and is currently a Board Member and Officer.
Secretary – Jim Shanahan
Jim Shanahan is the CEO of
Treasurer – Deborah Baxley
Deborah Baxley is an International mobile/cards payment consultant, recognized expert in the industry, creator of growth strategies for new and existing markets with more than 20 years’ experience consulting to cards and payment companies. Specializes in retail financial services, mobile payments, credit cards, technology strategy and business model development. Through work in fifteen countries, advised issuers, acquirers, networks and processors on product direction and competitive positioning, delivering millions of dollars in new revenue or operating cost savings. As
Director of Marketing Strategy – David Gerbino
David Gerbino is a FinTech, bank, and data-driven marketing consultant. He spends his spare time mentoring and advising FinTech startups. He is also a proud charter member of the @FinTechMafia. In December 2015, David was included on three FinTech influencer lists:
- Top 100 #fintech influencers by Jay Palter Social Advisory
- Fintech 2015: Top 100 Influencers and Brands by Onalytica Influencer Marketing Software
- The Absolute Ultimate Guide
ofWho’s Who in FinTech – the 2015 Edition by Duena Blomstrom
Previously, David spent nearly ten years at Provident Bank NY (now Sterling National Bank) where he led database and digital marketing. David writes about FinTech, banking, payments and various data-driven marketing disciplines. He also occasionally speaks at industry events and conferences.
Board Member – Brion Bonkowski
Brion is the Managing Director of ROI Payments,
Board Member – Jeff Tennenbaum
Jeff is the Director