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  • Of Counsel to Edgar, Dunn & Company, an independent global financial services and payments consultancy firm, since April 2014
  • Senior Director of Edgar, Dunn & Company since April 2008
  • Previously a certified public accountant with Deloitte, Touche & Company
  • Member of the Advisory Board for the Bank of San Francisco (Chairman Emeritus)
  • Chairman of the Board of Geothermal Engineering Ltd., a privately held UK company
  • Director of the University of Idaho Foundation (currently Chairman of the Investment Committee)
  • Previously a director of Official Payments Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPAY), a provider of electronic payment biller-direct solutions; and several private technology companies
  • President and CEO of NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association® that oversees the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network
  • Prior to joining NACHA in 2008, Estep served as executive vice president of U.S. Bank’s Transaction Services division, leading the general management of the division, which included Elan ATM & Debit Services, ATM Banking Product and Operational Support, ATM & Kiosk Services, and EFT Network support
  • Previously held a variety of management positions in technology-intensive companies including serving as general manager of the Twin Cities laboratory and vice president of sales and marketing for Pace Analytical Services
  • Spent 15 years at IBM in a range of field and corporate positions
  • Founding partner of venture capital firm Financial Technology Ventures (FTV Capital) 
  • Previously served as a senior managing partner at Montgomery Securities where he founded the financial services corporate finance practice and co-founded the Montgomery Financial Fund. 
  • Serves on the Boards of Directors of Mitek Systems Inc. and Bank of Marin Bancorp
  • Formerly served on the Boards of Directors at organizations including Official Payments, State Bank of India (California), the National Venture Capital Association and DUMAC (Duke University Management Company)
  • Our President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2005
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PayPower LLC, an acquisition and consulting firm specializing in financial services and payment services from October 2003 to March 2005
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First USA Bank from October 2000 to November 2003
  • Served in various capacities for U.S. Bancorp from 1987 until 2000, including Executive Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Serves on the National Infrastructure Advisory Council for the President
  • Previously a director of Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a provider of mortgage processing services, settlement services, mortgage performance analytics and default solutions; Official Payments Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPAY), a provider of electronic payment biller-direct solutions; Fidelity National Title Group, now known as Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), a provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services; Kintera, Inc. (NASDAQ: KNTA), a provider of software for non-profit organizations, until it was acquired by Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB); Ohio Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: OCAS), the holding company of The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, which is one of six property-casualty insurance companies that make up Ohio Casualty Group, collectively referred to as Consolidated Corporation; and Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FICO), a provider of analytics and decision management technology
  • Self-employed consultant
  • Employed by International Business Machines Corporation from 1965 through 1996 in various capacities, including seven years as Senior Vice President of Research
  • Chairman of the Board of MIQS, a Colorado-based healthcare information technology company
  • Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering
  • Previously served as a director of Paxar Corporation (NYSE: PXR), a provider of merchandising systems for the retail and apparel industry
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), a multi-national global leader in open-source software, since 2004
  • Served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Burlington Industries (NYSE: BUR), a multi-national manufacturer of textiles, commercial carpet and consumer products from 1995 to 2004
  • Served as Senior Vice President of Finance of Boston Edison Company (NYSE: BSE), a public utility company that provided electricity to eastern Massachusetts, from 1991 to 1995
  • Served in various financial management positions at GenRad Inc. (NYSE: GEN), a multi-national company which designs, manufacturers and markets integrated hardware and software solutions that enable the successful manufacture, test and service of electronic equipment, from 1982 to 1991
  • Served as Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse, a multi-national professional services network, from 1973 to 1982
  • Director of Veracode Inc., a privately held software company providing security solutions designed to protect organizations from application-layer cyber attack
  • Served as Senior Vice President of the Lenovo Group Limited (HK:0992), an international PC technology company, from 2014 to 2015
  • Served in various capacities at International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), a global technology and innovation company, from 1982 to 2014, including sixteen years in senior executive and global general management roles
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Florida International University Foundation
  • President and owner of Fairway Consulting LLC, a business consulting firm
  • Employed by Ernst & Young LLP, a Big Four accounting firm offering audit, business advisory and tax services from 1972 through March 2006 serving as an audit partner from October 1984 to March 2006 and managing partner of the firm’s New Orleans office from October 1998 through June 2005
  • Served as an adjunct auditing professor in the graduate business program of the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University for approximately 10 years
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Served as Executive Vice President of the Opto Electronics Group and a member of the operating committee at Corning Incorporated from 1990 to 1996
  • Served as Chairman of Siecor Corporation, a Corning joint venture with Siemens AG from 1992 to 1996
  • Director of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO), a manufacturer of recreational vehicles and buses
  • Previously served as a director of Tellabs, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLAB), a provider of telecommunications networking products; and Ohio Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: OCAS), the holding company of The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, which is one of six property-casualty insurance companies that make up Ohio Casualty Group, collectively referred to as Consolidated Corporation
  • President and Chief Executive Officer of The Warranty Group, Inc., a provider of insurance and insurance services, since August 2012  
  • Served as Group President and held various management positions at Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a provider of technology solutions to the financial world, from 2007 to 2012
  • Served in various capacities for Electronic Data Systems for 17 years, including President of EDS’ Business Process Outsourcing unit in Asia Pacific and Vice President in the United Kingdom
  • Director of The Warranty Group, Inc., and certain affiliates