Verifi, the leading provider of transaction risk management services for card-not-present merchants, announced that Joe Little has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Little brings over 17 years of experience in sales leadership and management, and will be driving the direct sales team's efforts to promote Verifi's services to the card-not-present merchant marketplace.
"We are very excited to add Joe to our team," said Jennifer Schulz, CEO. "I am confident that his wealth of experience and endless enthusiasm will be instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Verifi provides Merchants, Acquirers and Issuing Banks the tools they need to reduce risk and increase profitability. Using proprietary and industry applications, Verifi supports the creation of a safe and secure payment environment for all participants.
Joe will be responsible for driving revenue by building Verifi's core customer base, while expanding their reach into new markets.
"Verifi's unique payment gateway platform coupled with their multi-layered risk and fraud prevention solution is exactly what merchants are looking for as they seek to increase revenue and improve their profitability," said Little. "Verifi has addressed the need for a more sophisticated end-to-end payment solution to meet the increasing needs of the card-not-present marketplace. I look forward to working with the Verifi team to facilitate and enhance its path of innovation and customer growth."
Prior to joining Verifi, Joe spent 10 years at Visa, Inc. as a Senior Business Leader. While there, Joe held leadership positions including managing a team responsible for revenue generation, new business development and launching new initiatives into the payment industry. In addition to those responsibilities, Joe worked closely with multi-national accounts to establish payment solutions for the underserved and also launch new cobranded opportunities.
Prior to joining Visa, Joe managed an Acquiring program with a regional bank in the Southeast. Earlier in his career he spent five years with American Express as a Senior Marketing Manager in their Retention and Service Establishment division. He managed various functions in retention efforts to merchant establishment specific industries.