Sara Craven – Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

Sara joined Verifi in 2009 and serves as General Counsel, managing all legal affairs for the company, including risk assessments, compliance and contract management. Additionally, as COO, she is responsible for oversight of operations including client relations, business operations, project management, technology, human relations and legal. As COO, she is responsible for assuring that Verifi […]

Tony Wootton – Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Tony joined Verifi in May 2010, and as Chief Revenue Officer is responsible for Sales, Business Development, and Global Issuer Sales and Partnerships. He brings 15 years of digital distribution and alternative payments expertise to the company. Prior to joining Verifi, Tony was Senior Vice President of Business Development at, the largest payment processor […]

Jeff Sawitke – Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Jeff joined Verifi in 2006 as the company’s first technical employee and brings nearly 15 years of payments experience to his leadership role. As the Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Business Analytics, Jeff is responsible for managing Verifi’s key relationships with our global bank partners for purposes of combating payment fraud and improving […]

Greg Witten – Vice President, Sales

Greg joined Verifi in 2019 as Vice President for Sales in North America managing the seller sales team, whose responsibility is to drive adoption of Verifi’s solutions across enterprise businesses. Prior to joining Verifi, Greg spent 15 years with a major payment acquirer where he was responsible for leading multiple sales organizations and initiatives, key […]

Brian Waller – Vice President, Global Issuer Partnerships

Throughout his career, Brian Waller has helped some of the largest, top-tier, U.S.-based financial institutions with fraud and risk management solutions and managed teams in both the credit card and banking space. He has extensive expertise with fraud management, especially within the financial sector, as well as leadership, management, improving processes, relationship management, competitive analysis […]

Chris Marchand – Vice President, Business Development

Chris joined Verifi in 2012 and currently serves as Vice President of Business Development. Chris has been in the payment space for over a decade and has helped some of the world’s most recognizable brands mitigate CNP risk, recover revenue, reduce churn, and retain customers. As a seasoned payments industry expert, Chris has spent the […]

Lisa Tennant – Senior Vice President, Global Client Relations

Lisa has over 20 years of experience in Risk Management, Strategic Client Management, Payments Operations, eCommerce and Recurring payments strategy and has served a wide range of online retail merchants, including Victoria’s Secret Catalogue, and Jewelry Television. In prior roles, her focus in chargeback operations has been on building teams, process and procedure to […]

Toni Espera – Senior Vice President, People Operations

Toni brings over 20 years of Human Resources experience to the Verifi team. She joined Verifi in 2008 and now serves as Senior Vice President of People Operations. Her responsibilities include all areas related to the recruiting, retention, and development of employees as well as facilities and safety. Previously, Toni was National Manager of Human […]

Gabe McGloin – Vice President, Head of Merchant Sales & International Business Development

Based in Dublin, Gabe leads a team of merchant sales and business development professionals whose aim is to expand Verifi’s product reach, while cultivating new revenue opportunities across Europe. Gabe has built an impressive nineteen-year career in global e-commerce, most recently with First Data as VP for Global Business Solutions, leading a team of Enterprise […]

Deborah Kurtz – Vice President, Finance

Debbie joined Verifi as VP, Finance with nearly 25 years of experience in finance and analytics. She began her career as an auditor for Arthur Andersen and earned her CPA. After a brief stint at Activision, she progressed to become Senior Director of Finance at Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products, Inc. Prior […]