C. Sue Brown, Prepaid Industry Veteran, Joins Mercator Advisory Group
Mercator Advisory Group adds another industry veteran to lead coverage in the prepaid service
Boston, MA - October 16, 2017 - Mercator Advisory Group is pleased to announce the addition of C. Sue Brown, a financial services industry veteran, to its team as the Director for the company's Prepaid Advisory Service.
"I am very happy to announce the addition of C. Sue Brown to our team. Sue has a long record of practical experience in the prepaid market. She brings strong leadership and new focus to one of Mercator’s most important advisory services," said Robert Misasi, President and CEO of Mercator Advisory Group.
Tim Sloane, as Vice President of Payments Innovation, will continue to contribute to the prepaid service. In the years since his founding and launch of Mercator’s Prepaid Advisory Service, the practice has become the go-to source for prepaid industry research.
“I am pleased that Sue will be joining Mercator to continue our in-depth prepaid coverage. Sue brings a deep operational background that will enable her to lead the practice and provide meaningful guidance to our clients, “ Tim commented. “In my role as VP, Payments Innovation, I look forward to staying engaged with our Prepaid clients as we pursue the technological and business-related themes impacting prepaid.”
Sue’s professional credentials include over 30+ years of financial industry experience with the last 15 years primarily in payments, the last 10 years focused solely on prepaid cards as the industry became viable.
Sue comes to Mercator Advisory Group from the digital start-up Digiliti Money (formerly Cachet Financial Solutions), where she worked hands on to launch a prepaid program where all transactions are performed via native mobile apps. Sue has issuer and program management experience with Visa DPS. Her program management experience was honed from managing and expanding ACE Cash Express’s APIs with NetSpend and issuer Meta Bank. Sue led a team to enhance the retail point-of-sale system to support purchase, activation and funding of an open loop prepaid debit card in one visit at any of the company’s 1,700 locations.
Sue also has years of experience in financial institution marketing, product development, and management, including core system conversions, and competitive analyses for product, feature, and pricing decisions.
Sue holds a Bachelor’s in Business as well as a MBA from Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan.
About Mercator Advisory Group:
Mercator Advisory Group is the leading, independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries. We deliver pragmatic and timely research and advice designed to help our clients uncover the most lucrative opportunities to maximize revenue growth and contain costs. Our clients range from the world's largest payment issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants and associations to leading technology providers and investors. Mercator Advisory Group is also the publisher of the online payments and banking news and information portal PaymentsJournal.com.