Forum Management

Steering Committee

The U.S. Payments Forum is managed by an elected, cross-industry Steering Committee that includes acquirers/processors, global payments network, industry suppliers, issuers, merchants and regional debit networks.

  • Berke Baydu, Mastercard
  • William Bondar, PNC Bank
  • Roberta Braum, Starbucks
  • Roberto Cardenas, Global Payments
  • Kristy Cook, Target
  • Keri Crane, Jack Henry & Associates, treasurer
  • Maureen Elworthy, JPMorgan
  • Carey Ferro, American Express
  • Scott Haney, Woodforest National Bank
  • Heather Hatch, PAX Technology
  • Simon Hurry, Visa
  • Kara Kazazean, Walmart
  • Terry Mahoney, W Capra Consulting Group
  • Oliver Manahan, Infineon Technologies
  • Steve Mathison, Fiserv
  • Nancy Morgan, Kroger Co.
  • Manish Nathwani, SHAZAM, chair
  • Nick Pisarev, Giesecke+Devrient
  • Lillie Platko, FIS
  • Tom Pouliot, UnionPay
  • Chris Roberts, Wells Fargo
  • Itai Sela, B2 Payment Solutions, secretary
  • Joe Vasterling, Best Buy Co. Inc., vice chair
  • Kate Weiler, Discover Financial Services


The U.S. Payments Forum is staffed to serve the needs of its members in all areas, from meetings to membership questions to working committee participation.

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