WASHINGTON, DC ─ The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association of the global payments technology industry, today announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Ryan, Executive Vice President and Wholesale Merchant Services Segment Executive at Wells Fargo, has joined the ETA Board of Directors.
“The ETA Board of Directors reflects our changing industry, including the nation’s largest payments technology and financial services companies,” said Jeff Sloan, CEO Global Payments and Chairman and President of ETA’s Board of Directors. “I am pleased to welcome Liz Ryan to the ETA Board of Directors, and I am confident the Board will benefit from her experience and insight.”
A 30-year veteran in the financial industry, Ryan was appointed in 2016 to lead and transform the newly created Wholesale Merchant Services Segment at Wells Fargo, which includes 200+ team members serving a diverse group of customers that generate more than $320 billion in card volume processed annually.
“I am honored for the opportunity to serve on ETA’s Board of Directors,” said Ryan. “Wells Fargo is committed to the success of the payments industry, and I look forward to helping steer the strategy of ETA as the payments technology industry grows. This is an exciting time to be in payments and ETA’s influence in our industry is more vital than ever.”
ETA’s Board includes industry leaders from financial institutions, merchant sales organizations, technology companies, manufacturers, and networks – the entire payments technology ecosystem. As the trade association of the payments technology industry, ETA serves its membership through world class events like TRANSACT 18, education and credentialing programs, and unequaled policy advocacy.
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The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $5 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovations to merchants and consumers.