INTEL Executive Joins Wnet 2016 Board of Directors

Press Release
May 10, 2016

Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet), the payments organization dedicated to women in payments, is pleased to announced Michelle Tinsley, director of the mobility and secure payment team in the Retail Solutions Division, at Intel®, has joined its 2016 Board of Directors. Tinsley brings more than 24 years of experience at Intel and is currently responsible for Intel’s efforts in setting global strategy for mobile retail devices and defining product strategies to solve end retailer problems.

“I applaud Michelle Tinsley’s dedication to women in payments,” said W.net President, Chris Lee, President, North American strategic Partnerships, Moneris Solutions. “I look forward to working with her and the W.net Board of Directors and Advisors to strategically enhance W.net’s vision through its services and programs, as well as help create greater opportunities for women in payments.”

The 15-member board of W.net is led by Chris Lee, president, President, North American strategic Partnerships, Moneris Solutions. Executive board officers include 2016 PresidentElect Gloria Colgan; Treasurer, Theresa Gongora, head of corporate strategy & planning, TSYS; Secretary, Carol Grunberg, head of payments partnerships, Google; and Immediate PastPresident, Linda Rossetti, president, Bluestone Payments, LLC.

The 2016 W.net directors include Carla Balakgie, president & CEO, NAMA (National Automatic Merchandising Association; Jane Elliott, executive vice president and chief of staff, Global Payments; founder, Diane Vogt-Faro, president, National Benefits Program; Joan Herbig, chief executive officer, ControlScan; founder, Linda Perry, Linda S. Perry Consulting; Deana Rich, president, Deana Rich Consulting, Inc; founder Holli Targan, attorney and partner, Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, P.C; Kelly Tufts, vice president, new accounts, Discover Financial Services; and Mary Uslander, senior vice president, product segment leader, First Data Corporation. This year, W.net elected four advisors to the Board of Directors. The advisors include Kelly Beatty, SVP and general manager merchant solutions for financial institutions; Vantiv; Beth Deck, vice president, finance & accounting, netSpend; Liz Pike, director, merchant acquiring, Impact Payments Recruiting; Natalia Tango, CPP, business development, CardFlight.

Whether new to the field of payments, an experienced payments professional or considering a career transition, W.net members benefit from unparalleled access to networking, mentoring, events, career development, educational programming and professional resources. W.net is the premier women’s leadership organization for the payments industry providing unparalleled networking, career development programming, mentoring and professional resources to women at all stages of their career.

 

About the Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net)

The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) is the premier professional organization for women in payments, providing personal enrichment no matter what stage members are in their career. The organization provides world-class national and regional programming, fosters networking and promotes mentoring to help members achieve greater personal success, influence and professional parity. Founded in 2005, W.net is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit organization serving more than 1,000 women in payments annually. For more information about national and regional events and programming, or to become a member, please visit www.wnetonline.org.

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