CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Matt Downs SVP Channel – Integrated Payments of Vantiv.
Matt has responsibility over Vantiv’s Integrated Card Present and Card Not Present developers and technology reseller channel partners (Mercury, Element, and PayFac – Aggregation).
He leads the Program and strategy, business development and channel management functions Previously he was the SVP of Sales Operations managing Vantiv’s growth across the merchant services distribution.
Prior to joining Vantiv, Matt was the Co-Founder and President of Sales for Century Payments, Worldpay’s largest ISO in partnership with NCR. In this role he constructed a dedicated sales force for Radiant Systems, an agent and bank referral channel.
Previous to that Matt spent 9 years with First Data as a Senior Vice President of Sales working with national, regional bank and community banks. Matt served in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer Aviation Electronics Technician with VAW-120 based out of Norfolk, VA .
Matt has a B.S. in Business Management from the State University of New York. He resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife Shannon and their two sons.