Board of Directors

Frank G. D'Angelo, Chairman of the Board


Mr. D’Angelo has been Chairman of the Board since February 2014 and a director since September 2013. He currently serves as Operating Partner in Hill Path, a private equity partnership, and as a partner in Bridgeport Partners, a private investment firm. Mr. D'Angelo currently serves as an advisor to Trebia Acquisition Corp. a special purpose acquisition company. Until 2020, he served as Executive Vice President and President of NCR Banking. Mr. D’Angelo has over 40 years of experience in the financial services, digital banking and payments industries. He is a former chairman of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association, served on the Payments Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and served as a director for Walsh University (Ohio).

Mr. D’Angelo’s experience in the financial services industry, as well as in operations and management, provides great value to our Board.

Morgan M. Schuessler, Jr., President and CEO


Mr. Schuessler has been a director and the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) since April 2015. Previously, he served as President of International for Global Payments, Inc., overseeing the company’s business outside of the Americas, spanning 23 countries throughout Europe and Asia. Mr. Schuessler currently serves on the Board of Directors of Endeavor Puerto Rico and the Dean’s Advisory Board of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Mr. Schuessler has over 20 years of experience in the payments industry; accordingly, he thoroughly understands the Company’s core business and has developed management and oversight skills that allow him to make significant contributions to the Board.

Olga Botero, Director


Ms. Botero has been a director since September 2014. She is the founder and Managing Director of C&S Customer and Strategy, and has been a Senior Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group since 2011. She is the Co-Chair of the Women Corporate Directors Foundation Colombia Chapter, a fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow program, and an advisor to the Information Technology Committee of Banco Pichincha in Ecuador. She serves as independent director and chairwoman to the audit committee of Altipal S.A.S., Colombia’s largest consumer goods marketing and distribution company. She also serves as an independent director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Management Committee, and Human Resources Committee of each of ESVAL S.A. and ESSBIO S.A., which are both publicly traded water utilities companies in Chile. She served on the Information Technology Committee of Interbank in Perú until 2020. Ms. Botero is also a member of the Board of Directors of Farmalatam Holdings Inc. (Farmalisto).

Ms. Botero has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in financial services, telecommunications, and technology. Her experience, expertise in cybersecurity and technology, and knowledge of Latin American markets are an asset to the Company.

Jorge A. Junquera, Director


Mr. Junquera has been a director since April 2012. He currently serves as Managing Partner at Kohly Capital, LLC, a private investment company. He has over 40 years of experience in the banking and financial services industries. Until his retirement in February 2015, Mr. Junquera was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Popular. Prior to becoming Vice Chairman, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Popular and Supervisor of Popular’s Financial Management Group. He currently serves as a director for Sacred Heart University (PR) and Bluestone Community Development Fund.

Mr. Junquera’s substantial experience managing financial institutions and serving on various boards of directors provides him with unique expertise and valuable perspective to assist the Board.

Iván Pagán, Director


Mr. Pagán has been a director since May 2019. For over 25 years, he held various financial management and corporate development positions at Popular and Banco Popular de Puerto Rico. As Head of Corporate Development for 22 years, he managed mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate reorganizations and strategic alliances for Popular, completing significant transactions in the United States, Latin America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Mr. Pagán currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Banco BHD León, S.A. in the Dominican Republic.

Mr. Pagán’s substantial expertise in financial and M&A matters, experience in the Caribbean and Latin American markets, and knowledge of the Company’s operations are an asset to the Company.

Aldo Polak, Director


Mr. Polak has been a director since May 2019. He is currently a Managing Director at Mizuho. Prior to joining Mizuho, Mr. Polak was a Managing Member at Ionos Capital Partners LLC, an investment firm, and the former Chief Investment & Development Officer for the Cisneros Group of Companies. Previously, he spent over 15 years as an investment banker in Wall Street, most recently heading the Latin America efforts at LionTree, a global investment and merchant banking firm. He currently serves as a director for LatinoU and Reaching U, and is also involved with Endeavor as a panelist and mentor to entrepreneurs.

Mr. Polak’s significant experience in M&A and corporate development, and his knowledge and contacts in Latin America provide great value to the Board.

Alan H. Schumacher, Director


Mr. Schumacher has been a director since April 2013. For 23 years he worked at American National Can Corporation as well as at American National Can Group, where he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer until 1997 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 until his retirement in 2000. He is a former member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, and currently serves as a director of BlueLinx Holdings, Blue Bird Corporation, Warrior Met Coal, Albertsons Companies, Inc., and Pendrick Capital Partners LLC.

Mr. Schumacher has substantial expertise in accounting, reporting, audit and financial matters and, as such, is able to provide valuable contributions to our Board in its oversight functions.

Brian J. Smith, Director


Mr. Smith has been a director since February 2016. Mr. Smith is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. He has also held other strategic and management roles since joining The Coca-Cola Company in 1997, including serving as Group President for its operations in Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. Mr. Smith serves as a director for the Coca-Cola European Partners Board.

Like other members of the Board, Mr. Smith has substantial managerial experience in Latin America. His extensive expertise in management and corporate strategy makes him a valuable asset to the Company.

Kelly Barrett, Director


Kelly Barrett. Prior to her retirement in 2018, Ms. Barrett was employed by The Home Depot for sixteen years, serving in various roles of increasing responsibility including most recently as Senior Vice President–Home Services where she ran the $5 billion Home Services division of The Home Depot, including in-home sales and installation, operations, customer contact centers as well as contractor sourcing, onboarding and compliance. She also held the positions of Vice President–Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance, Senior Vice President–Enterprise Program Management and Vice President–Corporate Controller. Before joining The Home Depot, Ms. Barrett served for more than 10 years in senior management positions and ultimately as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cousins Properties Incorporated, a publicly traded real estate investment trust. Ms. Barrett currently serves on the Board of Directors of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, and also on the Board of Directors of Americold Realty and The Aaron’s Company, Inc., both since May 2019. She previously served on the Board of Directors of State Bank Financial Corporation from 2011 to 2016 and Aaron’s, Inc. and Aaron’s Holdings Company, Inc. from May 2019 to November 2020. Her leadership positions in the community include currently serving as Chair of the Board of the Metro Atlanta YMCA, the Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees and a member of the Advisory Board of Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. She has previously served on the Board of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Partnership Against Domestic Violence and the Atlanta Rotary Club.

Ms. Barrett’s substantial experience in leadership roles, strategy and enterprise risk management, coupled with service on several boards, will be of great service to the Company.

Virgina Gambale


Ms. Gambale has been a director since May 2023. Ms. Gambale founded and has served since 2003 as Managing Partner of Azimuth Partners, Inc., a strategic advisory firm that develops growth, innovation and transformation strategies and planning for technology companies. Prior to founding Azimuth in 2003, she worked at Deutsche Bank, where she was a General Partner & Managing Director of ABS Ventures, responsible for the management of the Tech Venture group and head of Deutsche Bank Strategic Ventures. Before Deutsche Bank, Ms. Gambale was the Chief Information Officer, Managing Director and Partner at Bankers Trust Alex Brown, and she also served as Chief Information Officer for Global Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Gambale currently serves as a director for JAMF Software, Nutanix, Virtu Financial, and First Derivatives. Ms. Gambale holds a bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer and Business from the New York Institute of Technology

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