Payment Solution Partner of Leading Financial Institutions

Leadership committed to building sustainable strategic relationships

EVO Payments International has cultivated a management team to form one company working toward one goal: to be the industry’s premier payments processing company in the world. With one of the strongest and longest tenured management teams in the industry, we are especially committed to building strategic relationships founded on strong ethical standards.

Ray Sidhom

Ray Sidhom, Chairman and Founder
Ray Sidhom, Chairman and Founder

Chairman and Founder

Ray serves as the Chairman of EVO. The company’s original founder, Ray began his career in the acquiring industry selling card processing services and equipment to small retail merchants.

Jeff Rosenblatt

Jeff Rosenblatt, Vice Chairman, EVO Merchant Services
Jeff Rosenblatt, Vice Chairman, EVO Merchant Services

Vice Chairman, EVO Merchant Services

Jeff serves as the Vice Chair of EVO Merchant Services and is one of the original founders of EVO. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Buffalo.

Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly, Chief Executive Officer
Jim Kelly, Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Jim is responsible for developing and executing EVO’s strategic growth plan. Prior to joining EVO, Jim served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Payments Inc. and held various positions at Alvarez & Marsal, a global professional services firm. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Kevin Hodges

Kevin Hodges, Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Hodges, Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin is responsible for the company’s expanding global financial operations. Prior to joining EVO, Kevin held various senior financial leadership positions at Global Payments Inc. He earned degrees from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and at Georgia State University. Kevin is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Brendan F. Tansill

Brendan F. Tansill, President, North America
Brendan F. Tansill, President, North America

President, North America

Brendan oversees all of EVO's North American businesses. Prior to his current role, Brendan was responsible for EVO’s global mergers and acquisitions activity, corporate strategy, and national sales accounts. Before joining EVO, Brendan was an investment professional at CCMP Capital Advisors. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and his master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Darren Wilson

Darren Wilson, President – International
Darren Wilson, President – International

President – International

Darren oversees EVO’s existing European businesses, supporting expansion into new geographies and introducing EVO’s North American capabilities to Europe. Prior to joining EVO, Darren served as Managing Director of Streamline (a WorldPay company) and CEO/President of Global Payments’ Western European business, in addition to holding various positions at HSBC Bank plc. He is a graduate of Birmingham and Warwick University.

Michael L. Reidenbach

Michael L. Reidenbach, Worldwide Chief Information Officer
Michael L. Reidenbach, Worldwide Chief Information Officer

Worldwide Chief Information Officer

Michael is responsible for all EVO systems, applications and infrastructure as well as its data security and compliance efforts. Prior to joining EVO, Michael served as Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer of Global Payments Inc. He’s a former U.S. Air Force instructor pilot and aircraft commander. Michael earned an MBA and master’s degrees in finance and computer science at Georgia College. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Katie Lafiandra

Katie Lafiandra, Chief Human Resources Officer
Katie Lafiandra, Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Katie is responsible for the global human resources function and guides EVO’s talent strategy to attract, engage and retain the talent that is key to our success. Before joining EVO, Katie has served as the Chief Human Resources Officer in a variety of industries over a 17 year period including mining and minerals, financial services and residential real estate.  Katie started her career in the practice of law with Jones Day.  She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Steven J. de Groot

Steven J. de Groot, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Steven J. de Groot, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Steven manages all legal and compliance functions and serves as EVO Corporate Secretary. Steve was a corporate partner at two international law firms, King & Spalding and DLA Piper, prior to joining EVO. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.

David Goldman

David Goldman, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy
David Goldman, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy

David oversees all global mergers and acquisitions and guides corporate strategy for EVO. Before joining EVO, David was an investment professional, investing in both public and private markets, most recently at PointState Capital LP and Duquesne Capital Management. He started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Morgan Stanley. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.