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Payment Data Systems Inc (PYDS.OQ)

PYDS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Long

71 2016 Chairman of the Board

Louis Hoch

49 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer

Tom Jewell

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Houston Frost

33 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Prepaid Products

Kenneth Keller

49 2007 Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Larry Morrison

55 2003 Vice President - Sales, Marketing Officer

Miguel Chapa

44 2015 Independent Director

Steve Huffman

2016 Independent Director

Bradley Rollins

2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Long

Mr. Michael R. Long is an Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has also held the position of our Chief Financial Officer from September 2003 to March 2015, in addition to his other positions with us. Mr. Long has more than thirty years of senior executive management and systems development experience in six publicly traded companies, as well as experience operating a systems consulting business. Before assuming the highest position with our Company, Mr. Long was Vice President of Information Technology at Billing Concepts, Inc., the largest third party billing clearinghouse for the telecommunications industry. Mr. Long's career experience also includes financial services industry business development for Andersen Consulting and several executive positions in publicly traded telecommunications and financial services companies.

Louis Hoch

Mr. Louis A. Hoch is President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer of Payment Data Systems, Inc. Mr. Hoch also serves as Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors and as Chief Executive Officer of our wholly-owned subsidiary FiCentive, Inc. Mr. Hoch is a valuable member of our Board as he has over twenty years of management experience, sixteen years of which were at a senior executive level in large systems development, and he is an expert in payment processing, call center operations and service bureau operations. He holds inventor status on U.S. Patent No. 7,021,530 (“System and method for managing and processing stored-value cards and bill payment therefrom.”). Mr. Hoch has held various key management positions with U.S. Long Distance, Billing Concepts, Inc. and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Hoch holds a BBA in Computer Information Systems and an MBA in International Business Management, both from Our Lady of the Lake University Business School.

Tom Jewell

Mr. Tom Jewell, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jewell has over 35 years of business leadership experience focused on management, auditing, accounting, internal controls and finance. Mr. Jewell currently is founder and owner of LTJ Financial Consulting, LLC. LTJ Financial Consulting provides CFO and Controller advisory services for middle market companies in need of accounting process improvements or are looking to scale the business. Mr. Jewell has performed this role since May of 2009. His clients have included start-ups seeking funding, clients in the retail, staffing, construction and software industries and included time as an FDIC approved consultant assisting the FDIC close failed banking institutions during the banking crisis. Prior to 2009, Mr. Jewell has also served as CFO for a multi-state photography studio chain from 2007 to 2009. Prior to 2007, Mr. Jewell provided financial leadership to divisional units of RadioShack, Verizon and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Mr. Jewell, a Certified Public Accountant, began his career at Touche Ross (Deloitte). Mr. Jewell is a member of the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of Financial Executives International (FEI) and a founding member of the Dallas Chapter of the CFO Leadership Council.

Houston Frost

Mr. Houston Korth Frost is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Prepaid Products of PAYMENT DATA SYSTEMS, INC. effective December 23, 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Frost served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Akimbo Financial, Inc. since its inception Mr. Frost co-founded Akimbo in January 2010 motivated by a desire to reinvent the prepaid card with the concept of creating a network of card members that facilitated free and instant money delivery to friends and family. Mr. Frost has more than five years of experience in the prepaid and payments industry and eight years of experience in financial services. Prior to Akimbo, Mr. Frost worked in New York as an Associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. on the Fixed-Income Strategy team. Mr. Frost earned his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Northwestern University in 2007 and a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Kenneth Keller

Mr. Kenneth Keller has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of PAYMENT DATA SYSTEMS, INC. since 2007. Mr. Keller has more than 20 years’ experience in the development and delivery of specialized high volume transaction based systems. Prior to joining our Company in 2003, he served in a variety of key leadership and executive technical roles at Billserv, Inc. Prior to Billserv, Inc., he consulted in the telecommunications industry with companies such as US Long Distance, LCI International, Qwest Communications and Broadwing specializing in enterprise wide database development and implementation. Mr. Keller holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Technology from the University of Texas – San Antonio.

Larry Morrison

Mr. Larry Morrison is Vice President - Sales, Marketing Officer of Payment Data Systems, Inc. Mr. Morrison has over twenty-five years of experience in all aspects of sales and sales management. Before joining our Company to oversee all sales and marketing functions, Mr. Morrison served as a major accounts executive for a tier one telecommunications provider and vice president of sales and operations for a major two-way communications firm. His background also includes management and implementation of large government communication systems installations both domestic and abroad.

Miguel Chapa

Mr. Miguel Chapa is an Independent Director of Payment Data Systems, Inc. During the past 17 years, Mr. Chapa focused primarily on building a highly successful entrepreneurial career. His skills of business planning, financial analysis, strategic planning, management, negotiations and leadership has led him to build successful companies in the retail customer service industry, such as restaurants and entertainment venues. Mr. Chapa has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rio Ventures Ltd., and Rio Club LLC since January 2012 and EFJM, Inc. since January 2014. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer for 6400 Beverage LLC and Bar Rio Management of Houston LLC from March 2005 to October 2009 and Casa Grande Holdings LLC from June 2010 to December 2011. Mr. Chapa completed his education with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance in 1998 from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.

Steve Huffman

Mr. Steve Huffman, CPA, serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huffman currently serves as the President of Huffman Developments, LLC, which specializes in turnkey commercial real estate development, primarily for medical and professional office buildings. Mr. Huffman began his commercial real estate career in 1983, while also running a successful public accounting practice. In addition to his own ventures, Mr. Huffman is often engaged to serve as an owner’s representative to help other organizations, typically nonprofit organizations, complete their own real estate projects. Currently Mr. Huffman is overseeing the development of the National Museum of the U.S. Army, an 185,000 square foot museum including an 82 acre campus at Fort Belvoir. Mr. Huffman has been actively involved in leadership positions on various civic boards and commissions including the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Finance committee of the Santa Rosa Health Care System, the San Antonio Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs, Ella Austin Community Center, San Antonio Job Training commission, United Way, the Boy Scouts of America, and Ballet San Antonio. He also was the founder and serves as President of Returning Heroes Home. Mr. Huffman has over 30 years of experience developing commercial real estate, and has a background as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Huffman earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and began his career as an accountant with Peat Marwick (now KPMG) from 1978 to 1983.

Bradley Rollins

Mr. Bradley Rollins is Independent Director of the company. He is currently the President and CEO of Dahill Office Technology Corporation, a Xerox company, one of Texas’s largest office technology organizations specializing in complete office automation. Mr. Rollins began his career at Dahill by joining the company’s sales organization in 2000. Quickly advancing through several specialist and management positions, he assumed the role of President and CEO in January 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rollins was a regional sales director for Tri-State Financial Group, a financial planning firm, for over eight years. Active in community development, Mr. Rollins is currently a board member of the United Way of San Antonio and serves as a regional fundraiser for the MS Society. From January 2014 to January 2015 Mr. Rollins served as a board member for the San Antonio Regional Development Foundation. From January 2013 to January 2014 he was the Chairman of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, where he had been a member since 2008. Mr. Rollins obtained a business management and mathematics degree from Western Kentucky University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Long

382,178

Louis Hoch

401,570

Tom Jewell

--

Houston Frost

--

Kenneth Keller

139,399

Larry Morrison

146,731

Miguel Chapa

--

Steve Huffman

--

Bradley Rollins

--
As Of  31 Dec 2014