Peter Jessiman has worked in the payments/EFT industry since the early 90s in various capacities within the industry; from financial institutions, to issuers, payment processors, ATM fleets, and merchant acquirers. This diversity of experience has provided him with a well-rounded perspective and extensive insights within the industry. Peter currently works for The Wendy’s Company as their Director of Payment Acceptance overseeing payment card acceptance, gift card program, fraud, and related third-party relationships for their US, Canada, and UK operations. Peter graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and received an MBA from Texas A&M University at Commerce. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG), which is a premier merchant-led retail payments trade organization in the U.S.