Trust Payments appoints O.B. Rawls IV as a member of its US Advisory Board
By Joy Dumasia
Trust Payments, the disruptive leader in FinTech specialising in frictionless payments and value-added services for SMEs and SMBs, is delighted to announce the appointment of O.B. Rawls IV as a member of its US advisory board.
Rawls will advise the Trust Payments group on growth opportunities and US market strategy. This will include launching and expanding its new e-commerce platform Stor.co and deploying this to the US ISO market.
Rawls is an accomplished senior-level executive, a former CEO of Global Payment Processing for Paysafe. Bringing over 30 years of knowledge, including hands-on experience in integrated payments, iGaming, indirect and direct sales, and product commercialisation, he has had monumental success in FinTech, payments and banking and serves as an advisor, investor and board member to several private equity firms, FinTech ventures and hedge funds.
“It is a pleasure to welcome O.B. Rawls to the Board. His arrival at Trust Payments is an exciting time, and we look forward to leveraging his unparalleled expertise to expand and broaden the business while providing greater value to our customers,” said Daniel Holden, CEO at Trust Payments.
“Keeping innovation at our forefront, together with well-placed financial partnerships, will propel the market growth of Trust Payments in the global payments market,” Holden adds.
Rawls previously held the CEO position at iPayment, a firm he successfully helped de-leverage and position for subsequent sale to Paysafe in June 2018. First Data (now Fiserv), Hypercom, and Bank of America.
Jonathan O Connor, Trust Payments Group Chief Commercial Officer and US CEO, added: “O.B. Rawls’ industry experience and brand will help Trust Payments drive our go-to-market strategy for our new disruptive eCommerce product portfolio with a focus around the ISO market. In addition, Trust Payments plans to open up a bridge to Europe for US ISO and transfer vertical intelligence to assist with EU market entry and ISO portfolio merchant demand and localised needs.”
“I look forward to supporting Trust Payments’ growth over the coming years. I was impressed by their expertise in innovative payments methods like cryptocurrencies and their prowess in frictionless payments. I am excited to see what they bring next to the payments industry,” added O.B. Rawls.
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