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Management

Our management team

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Smith is a co founder of DC Payments and has been employed as the President and Chief Executive Officer since inception in 1997. Mr. Smith brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing and operations at senior levels in multi–unit retail environments. Mr. Smith is also a Director of DCBank and is a member of the board of directors of the Interac Association in Canada.

Mr. Smith is a hands-on seasoned entrepreneur with extensive experience operating an international publically traded payments business.

Todd Schneide

Todd Schneider
Chief Operations Officer, Canada
Mr. Schneider holds a B. Admin from the University of Regina and joined DC Payments in 2007. He brings 18 years of operations and senior level sales experience to DC Payments’s business lines. Before joining DC Payments, Mr. Schneider held a series of senior posts at DHL Express Canada and Mayne Logistics Loomis. With DHL Express, Mr. Schneider served as the Area Director for the Prairies Division and oversaw the full P&L operations of this $100 million division. He also previously held senior sales roles as Director of Sales, Western Canada, and National Manager, USA Sales.

 

Tim Wilder
Managing Director - UK
Mr. Wilder has been involved in the Independent ATM business since its inception in the U.K. and was one of the founding members of InfoCash Limited in 1999 when it deployed its first ATM. Well known in the U.K. ATM industry, he is one of the longest serving members of the U.K. LINK Network Members Council. Prior to InfoCash, Mr. Wilder was involved in sales and service delivery before moving into finance and systems. Working in the private entrepreneurial sector, he has occupied senior management and Director positions for over 30 years. A graduate of Newcastle University, Mr. Wilder holds an Honours Engineering Degree.

Aimie Killeen

Aimie Killeen
Global Corporate Counsel
Ms. Killeen qualified at the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business degree, a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice. She was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and the High Court of Australia in 2004. Ms. Killeen left private practice to join DC Payments in March 2013 as Global Corporate Counsel after nine years at one of Australia's premier global law firms where Ms. Killeen’s practice included leveraged and acquisition finance, aviation finance, structured asset finance, securitization, debt capital markets, general corporate banking and restructuring.

 

Natalie Ng
Chief Technology Officer
Ms. Ng joined DC Payments in 2016 bringing over 25 years of IT knowledge and experience in the payments industry. Prior to joining DC Payments, Ms. Ng worked for the Toronto Dominion Bank (TD) as a senior manager within the payments portfolio. Representing TD on the Interac Technical Committee, Ms. Ng was instrumental in the implementation of Interac Direct Payment. She was the TD representative for the Interac Chip Technology Committee and VISA Canada Chip Advisory Committee in 2005-2007 and was credited with managing EMV migration for TD bank. Ms. Ng holds a Masters of Business Administration from Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree from York University.

Patrick Moriarty
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Moriarty has been employed with DC Payments since December 2009 and has extensive experience in the payments business. Mr. Moriarty has been an integral part of the management team in Australasia. Prior to DC Payments, Mr. Moriarty worked with KPMG Melbourne in the Audit and Risk Advisory service department. Mr. Moriarty is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Flinders University of South Australia.

Adel Elassal

Adel Elassal
Managing Director, Americas
Mr. Elassal has been with DC Payments since 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has extensive experience in IT security, compliance, IT infrastructure and telecommunications. Mr. Elassal has worked in diverse IT industries for over 20 years designing and implementing highly available secure IT infrastructures for service providers, oil and gas, construction companies and has also helped provincial government agencies secure their systems and network infrastructures.

Matthew J. Thomas

Matthew J. Thomas
Managing Director - Australasia
Mr. Thomas was appointed Chief Operating Officer for DC Payments Pty Ltd. in January 2013. Prior to this time, Mr. Thomas held the position of Global Director of IT for DC Payments Inc., as well as executive and management positions over a 9 year period with DC Payments UK Limited, InfoCash Limited, and CashBox PLC (of which Mr. Thomas was a founding director). Mr. Thomas holds a City and Guilds in Electronic Engineering from Brunel College of Technology, Bristol and has over 20 years of experience working in information technology in the financial, telecommunications and public service sectors.

Amanda Gallacher

Amanda Gallacher
Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions
Ms. Gallacher joined DC Payments in 2003 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Calgary. Ms. Gallacher has over 10 years of experience in business valuation, corporate finance, financial management and investor relations. Ms. Gallacher is primarily responsible for the corporation’s investor relations activities and is instrumental in the execution of the corporation’s acquisition strategy.