i2c Adds Payments Industry Veteran As Chief Of Staff

Cindy Smith Brings a Career of Payments Industry Innovation to i2c's Leadership Team

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Dec 18, 2018 — i2c, a leading global provider of payments processing technology and services, today announced another key addition to its executive leadership with the appointment of Cindy Smith as Chief of Staff, focused on strategic initiatives and execution of i2c's growth opportunities. Cindy's career has been highlighted by innovations throughout the payments industry, most recently serving as EVP and Chief Operating Officer at Meta Financial Group/MetaBank.

"Adding a payments industry veteran like Cindy to i2c reinforces the commitment we have to marrying our best-in-class technology with exceptional human capital," said Mr. Amir Wain, CEO and founder of i2c, Inc. "Our rapid growth is directly related to empowering talent to continually advance i2c's global payments platform. Our investment of over 500,000 hours annually in technology development enables our client's rapid innovation of payments solutions."

Prior to her roles at Meta Financial Group, Ms. Smith held executive positions at Zions Bancorporation where she was recognized by US Banker as one of the "Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking" and by the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) as "Business Leader of the Year" for business line transformation and revenue growth. Ms. Smith started her payments career while at US Bank, pioneering Purchasing Cards in the corporate market and additionally was instrumental in the growth, IPO, and sale of Paymentech's commercial payments division to JPMorganChase.

"I'm excited to join i2c and leverage my payments expertise during a time when i2c is experiencing accelerated growth and further expansion of their best-in-class solution," commented Ms. Smith.