U.S. Bank leaders Nicole Tackett and Kim Schwendeman have been recognised by PaymentsSource as among the Most Influential Women in Payments for 2018. This sixth annual list honours women deemed to be guiding the evolution of payments industry by "taking risks with new ideas and investments" and "setting an example for their peers.”
Tackett oversees growth strategies for the bank’s business-to-business payment solutions, which are designed to help organisations reduce their payment costs and enhance controls through a comprehensive set of commercial payment mechanisms. In addition, she is the general manager of the commercial virtual payments business, which markets cardless electronic payment solutions to business customers in the insurance, health care, travel, media and technology sectors. Tackett is also a member of the global advisory board for Commercial Payments International.
As the chief of staff, Schwendeman’s responsibilities including leading technology initiatives to accelerate sales and overseeing Elavon’s global Salesforce customer relationship management practice. Schwendeman is active in Elavon’s corporate partnership with YearUp, a programme that provides low-income young adults opportunities for professional development and entry into the workforce.