Principal – Americas Payments Lead, EY
Margaret is a principal in EY’s Banking practice and the Americas lead for Payments. As a former senior executive with First Data and Bank of America, she offers clients a distinct combination of payments consulting experience and industry leadership. Her 20 years of global experience has included payment industry experiences in North America, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Margaret brings unparalleled experience in all areas of payments, with direct experience with issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants, networks, corporate payment players, alternative payment providers and POS vendors and software providers. Margaret has a unique combination of business, process and technology perspectives on the payments business and the related economics of the payments ecosystem
An entrepreneur who started her own merchant payment processing company and sold it to First Data, Margaret has proven experience leading transformational payments initiatives, leveraging technology, process and strategy resources. Throughout her career, her entrepreneurial activities have resulted in 13 US patents, all in payments.