Brad Patterson is PenFed’s vice president of payment operations, scheme/network management, and infrastructure improvement. In this capacity, Mr. Patterson has business, fiscal, strategic and operational responsibility for the company’s entire credit, debit, ATM, EFT global business in the U.S. and its Territories. Mr. Patterson has run PenFed’s business since 2017.
Prior to PenFed, Mr. Patterson was a senior director at Visa in San Francisco and Washington DC leading the sales and partner relationships with most of the North American acquirer and processing partners as well as several large retailers.
Mr. Patterson also held various operational, sales and relationship roles at First Data, Bank of America Merchant Services and Chase Merchant Services.
Mr. Patterson holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Shepherd University and master’s degrees in business from Frostburg University.