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 RentPayment.com, the largest payment processor for the real estate and utilities industries where he launched and managed two strategic business units, forged distribution partnerships with leading software providers and managed the company’s inside sales team.
Previous to this experience, Tony was General Manager and Vice President of Payment Solutions and Business Development for Green Dot Corporation, the nation’s leading provider of prepaid debit cards. At Green Dot, Tony developed debit card and payment programs with leading brands such as AT&T, DirecTV and Visa. Previous experience includes management positions at Fox Sports Net, NASCAR and Moviso, a mobile ringtone and game company. At Moviso, Tony was responsible for launching the first ever retail prepaid mobile content product in the U.S., with partners 7-Eleven, Wal-Mart and Best Buy.
Tony earned an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BA in Philosophy from UC Santa Barbara.
Tony enjoys spending what free time he has with his family and is often found skiing in Mammoth, surfing in Malibu, or mountain biking in the Santa Monica mountains with his kids. His Cajun wife is an avid and excellent cook, so at the end of any day his favorite place to be is in his kitchen helping her consume whatever she’s created.