TouchSuite announced today the appointment of financial services veteran Richard Feldman as Chief Corporate Development Officer for the leadership of corporate strategies and acquisitions.
TouchSuite, a leader in the financial technology industry, is pleased to announce corporate development veteran Richard Feldman has joined the team as Chief Corporate Development Officer for leading acquisitions, driving strategic transactions and developing new avenues for corporate growth. Richard Feldman has over 15 years of corporate development, private equity and investment banking experience with a focus in the Fintech and Financial Services sectors. He has advised on over $1.5 billion worth of transactions.
Prior to joining TouchSuite, Richard served as Director of BGC Partners’ Strategic Transactions Group. He advised the senior management team on corporate opportunities that resulted in numerous completed transactions including Heat Energy, Remate Lince, Epsilon Networks, and Wolf and Hurst.
“Richard’s extensive corporate acquisition experience as well as his involvement with managing strategic transactions and joint ventures will be instrumental as we expand our core and non-core business,” said Sam Zietz, founder and CEO of TouchSuite. “He worked in Bank of America’s Global Principal Investments Group as a Vice President, managed a portfolio of public and private investments worth over $1 B in value and advised on transactions worth approximately $400 MM—he’s unquestionably the best fit for the position.”
Richard similarly served as a Director of ELX Futures, L.P, NYSE Amex Options, LLC, and CHX Holdings; and he held buy and sell-side positions at Cruiser Capital, Painter Hill Partners and Wachovia.
“TouchSuite is an extraordinary company that is positioned to develop new avenues for corporate growth through each of its business lines—from merchant solutions to technology services to lending to ISO’s,” said Feldman. “I believe in TouchSuite’s undertaking and am delighted to be a part of this talented team to assist in this next stage of growth.”
Richard Feldman received his B.S. in Economics from Vanderbilt University where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Richard resides in Delray Beach, Florida with his family and enjoys tennis, golf, skiing and traveling.
About TouchSuite: TouchSuite® is a leading technology company, delivering integrated and stand-alone electronic payments, advanced marketing and QuickBooks®solutions tailored to small-to-mid-sized businesses across multiple verticals. TouchSuite’s offerings empower SMBs to grow their businesses with the efficiencies and scale normally available only to larger companies. The company’s suite of products include: robust point of sale solutions, EMV-enabled credit card acceptance, full mobile capabilities including ApplePay, and other mobile transaction technologies; Lightning Payments™, TouchSuite’s auto-sync payment interface with P2P encryption that seamlessly integrates with QuickBooks, alleviating double data entry; and the fully integrated Gift Card Exchange Program, enabling SMBs to accept Gift Cards from more than 100 leading retailers across the country.