News | December 4, 2017

iPayment, Inc. Appoints Bill Wade As Board Member

Financial services and industry veteran and current CEO of will add additional payments and SMB perspective to help support accelerated growth

Westlake Village, CA /PRNewswire/ -- iPayment, Inc., a trusted provider of payment and processing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has announced the appointment of William (Bill) Wade, CEO and founder of, to its board of directors effective December 1, 2017.

Wade is a seasoned technology executive with a deep background in payments, online commerce and financial services. Over the course of his 27-year career, Wade has developed and led rapidly growing business environments that address emerging market opportunities with paradigm-shifting business models. Prior to the founding of, Wade founded, led or has invested in a number of successful organizations, including Sage Software, Inc. (payments division), Verus Financial Management, Inc., and Network 1 Financial, Inc. He currently sits on the board of, Gaming Network Solutions LLC, and Association of Corporate Growth Atlanta (ACG).

"We are delighted to have Bill join our Board and I look forward to working with him in this new capacity," said O.B. Rawls IV, CEO and President, iPayment, Inc. "Bill has a keen understanding of the SMB marketplace and what businesses are looking for from their service providers. His experience as an entrepreneur, innovator and successful CEO, will be invaluable to iPayment's leadership, our partner network and our customers."

"I've had the pleasure of working with iPayment for a number of years, given its partnership with," noted Bill Wade, CEO and Founder, "Our two organizations are well aligned in that we both aim to provide differentiated and valuable solutions to help businesses achieve their goals. I'm looking forward to contributing fresh insights to help iPayment continue its success and expand its SMB offering."

About iPayment
iPayment is a trusted provider of payment processing solutions in the U.S. With over 18 years of experience and more than 137,000 SMB customers, the company is consistently recognized for its depth of payments experience, breadth of product offerings, and commitment to transparency and SMB support. From new product innovation to customer service satisfaction, iPayment is an organization focused on small business enablement and delivering relevant and impactful services and solutions that help partners and SMB customers grow their individual businesses. For more information on iPayment, please visit

SOURCE: iPayment, Inc.

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