NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Transactis, a leading provider of electronic billing and payment solutions, is proud to announce that Martina F. Aufiero, Managing Director at Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE), joined its Board of Directors. In addition, payments veterans Cindy Hickman and Lisa Gawlak joined Transactis as Project Manager on the Implementations team and Vice President of Product Management, respectively.
Ms. Aufiero brings more than 20 years of investment and operational experience in fintech and enterprise technology to Transactis. Prior to joining Safeguard, Ms. Aufiero was Managing Director and Head of Corporate Development for a leading New York-based financial technology firm, where she led several key acquisitions and inorganic growth initiatives. Ms. Aufiero was also Vice President of Principal Strategic Investing at Goldman Sachs, where she led numerous investments in the financial technology sector as part of a billion dollar portfolio.
Ms. Hickman brings 20 years of payments experience to Transactis from REMITCO, part of First Data, where she established the National Client Services team for over 4,000 customers. Ms. Gawlak, formerly with ACI Worldwide, brings 20 years of product experience in the electronic payment industry specializing in transforming businesses to highly effective bill presentment and payment environments. She will continue her participation in various payment industry associations now representing the Transactis product suite.
"Tina, Cindy, and Lisa are strong, invaluable additions to our team," said Transactis CEO, Joe Proto. "Their extensive experience in financial services, electronic billing and payment solutions will make a tremendous impact on our company as we build upon the momentum that we've realized to date. We are honored to welcome them to our world-class team."
Transactis transforms traditional paper billing and payment processing by enabling businesses of all sizes to replace paper bills, statements, invoices, payments and documents with efficient and cost effective digital alternatives. Transactis goes to market exclusively with resellers—financial institutions, technology companies, printers and business process outsourcers—to provide their customers with secure, configurable, white-label, industry-leading SaaS solutions. More than a technology provider to resellers, Transactis is a full-service business partner, delivering a broad and deep suite of sales, marketing, technical and operational support, empowering resellers to more successfully serve their clients. Transactis meets the strictest regulatory and compliance requirements including HIPAA, SSAE 16, PCI Level 1, and SOC 2. Transactis has received the Inc. 500 Award, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award, AlwaysOn OnFinance Top 100 Award, Red Herring Top 100 Award, 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner and PYMNTS Innovation Award. Transactis' investors include ff Venture Capital, MacAndrews & Forbes, Metamorphic Ventures, Safeguard Scientifics, StarVest Partners, Capital One, Fifth Third Bank, PNC, TD Bank and Wells Fargo.