Senior Director of Business Intelligence at The Strawhecker Group
The Strawhecker Group (TSG), founded in 2006, is a management consulting company focused on the payments industry. TSG clients include merchant acquirers/ISOs, issuers, the card brands, technology and mobile companies, processors, major merchants, bank specialty lenders and private equity firms, as well as banks and financial institutions.
Jared is a payments consultant and respected thought leader in the payments industry. He has significant industry experience, having spent over 15 years focusing on the payments / merchant acquiring industry in emerging areas such as mCommerce, EMV, smart terminals and omnichannel strategies. He has presented at a wide range of industry and client events, and is frequently quoted in mainstream media as an expert on the industry. At TSG, Jared is involved in a variety of strategic marketing initiatives, client project efforts and business development efforts across TSG’s Marketing and Strategic Research Division. Prior to joining TSG, Jared held strategy and product management positions at First Data. While at First Data, Jared supported major strategic initiatives such as partnership exploration, international enter and exit strategies, developed and launched First Data's first international market intelligence team and managed First Data's first data product, SpendTrend.