Member Spotlight

David Leppek, Executive Payment Consultant, The Strawhecker Group

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David Leppek, Executive Payment Consultant, has over twenty years of payments technology and sales experience. 

“Promoting gender diversity is an important way to increase innovation and retain talent while improving the bottom line. I am excited to have the opportunity to help drive payments forward in this regard.” – David Leppek

As an entrepreneur during the late 1990’s, Leppek started a web development and eCommerce software company that launched his career in payments. In the past two decades he has worked in Sales, Engineering and Operational roles with Internet Billing (iBill), InterCept, PayByTouch, ran all Third-Party and ISO management for First National Bank of Omaha Merchant Solutions Division (FNBO/FNMS), and over the past eight years was the founder and President of Transaction Services (TRX) a full liability ISO and technology platform of his design, which he sold at the end of 2017.

In 2018, Leppek transitioned to the world of consulting, making use of his decades of specific technology and payments expertise. As an independent consultant, he has assisted some of the world’s largest acquirers with various high-profile projects. In addition, he has contracted in many engagements with the well-known consulting firm ‘The Strawhecker Group’, where he is regularly committed.

Leppek was named ETA’s Committee Volunteer of the Year in 2018 for his dedication to the Payment Sales & Strategy Committee and the Technology Committee.

Leppek achieved the honor of Eagle Scout, enlisted in the Army and became an Airborne Ranger before college, where he completed three degrees including his MBA. David lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife and two daughters.

Leppek was an attendee of the 2018 Career & Leadership Summit.

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