Head of Acquiring-Strategy

Partnerships, And Operations

Posted on 5/24/2024



10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

  • 15+ years of payments experience in a fast moving technology or financial services company
  • 5+ years leadership experience including building out and cultivating high performing teams in a scale environment
  • Deep understanding of the payment industry, including displayed experience in commercial and operational roles related to cards
  • Experience leading teams which use quantitative data to develop and evolve operational processes, medium term initiatives and long-term strategy
  • Strong relationship building skills with executives and technical teams & the ability to develop consensus and drive stakeholders to a decision
  • Strong ability to build & leverage cross functional relationships internally and externally
  • Extensive experience with commercial contracts and negotiations
  • Lead the acquiring function including ensuring a highly available payments service, establishing and executing a multi-year strategy for cash-in/ cash-out, operating a best-in-class cost and performance-driven payment function in cooperation with internal stakeholders
  • Attract and lead a high performing team, establishing the operating model, goals, and KPIs
  • Partner with cross functional stakeholders (including product, legal, finance, and engineering) to define and maintain existing capabilities and execute new initiatives
  • Manage a team of Program Managers and Operations and Compliance professionals

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

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Total Funding



Oakland, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth