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James Oberman

Chief Executive Officer

Jim has been with Payroc since 2015. Since 2000 Jim has served in a number of executive capacities including National Processing Company (NPC-formerly Retriever Payment Systems). In 2010 Vantiv (VNTV: NYSE) purchased NPC and Vantiv appointed Jim as the Managing Director of Vantiv’s NPC ISO business. Late in 2013 Vantiv appointed Jim to serve as Vantiv’s enterprise-wide Chief Merchant Risk Officer. NPC is Vantiv’s nationwide ISO merchant distribution business serving over 220,000 small-to-medium-sized merchants.

During Jim’s tenure with NPC and Vantiv, he also drove the development of and relationship with several key NPC ISOs, as well as oversight and management of specific specialty initiatives. These initiatives include the invention of market differentiating boarding, CRM and risk management systems, the acquisition of merchant portfolios, the oversight of the company’s POS equipment leasing and check processing divisions, and acquisition and oversight of NPC’s POS terminal deployment and service business unit. Jim has served on a number of payments association and card brand advisory committees and boards which included serving on the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) Government Relations and Risk Committees and ETA’s Strategic Leadership Forum.

Jim currently resides in the Chicagoland area, has been married for 39 years, has 4 children and 8 grandchildren. For over 33 years Jim has been a board member of Calvary Academy Christian School in South Holland, Illinois, and Restoration Ministries in Harvey, Illinois, and serves on the Board of Elders of Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park, Illinois.