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WEX welcomes three new Directors to the company’s board

By Pavithra R

June 07, 2021


WEX welcomes three new Directors to the company’s boardWEX, a leading FinTech service provider, has announced the election of three new directors Nancy Altobello, Bhavana Bartholf, and Derrick Roman to the Company’s Board, effective June 4, 2021.

Altobello will serve on the Audit and Leadership Development and Compensation Committees, Bartholf will serve on the Audit and Technology Committees, and Roman will serve on the Audit and Finance Committees. These individuals represent a diverse mix of skills, qualifications, backgrounds, and experience.

“We are excited to welcome Nancy, Bhavana, and Derrick to our Board. They bring decades of experience and leadership in areas that are critical to our future including talent acquisition, risk management, governance, and technology,” said Melissa Smith, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of WEX.

Most recently, Nancy Altobello served as the Global Vice Chair, Talent of Ernst & Young), where she was responsible for the firm’s global talent and people strategy from July 2014 to June 2018. Prior to that, she held a number of senior positions at EY, including the Americas Vice Chair, Talent, the Managing Partner, Northeast Region Audit and Advisory Practices, and the Managing Partner, North American Audit Practice.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Altobello currently serves as a board member of MarketAxess, an international financial technology company, and Cornerstone on Demand, a global leader in people development solutions.

Bartholf recently became the Global Head of Strategy for Sales and Business Development for Microsoft Solutions at Microsoft Corporation, an American multinational, technology company, a position she transitioned to in April 2021. During her career at Microsoft, Bartholf has held positions of progressively increasing levels of seniority and importance. From April 2019 to April 2021, Bartholf was the US Chief Transformation Officer, from September 2017 to April 2019, Bartholf was a Customer Success Leader, and from September 2016 to September 2017, she was an Americas Service Leader. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Gift of Adoption.

From 1997 until his retirement in September 2020, Roman served as an audit, consulting and senior client relationship partner for the international accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive experience in financial accounting, SEC reporting, internal controls, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, initial public and secondary offerings, asset-backed financings, and the implementation of accounting and auditing standards. Roman is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the National Association of Black Accountants. He currently serves on the board of directors of CommScope Holding Company.

Established since 1983, WEX is a leading financial technology service provider simplifying the complexities of payment systems across continents and industries including fleet, corporate payments, and health.

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