Press release

NMI Expands Executive Team to Support Next Growth Phase

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the unified commerce enablement company, today announced it has
appointed three new executives who are expected to play a significant
role in the company’s planned growth for 2019 and beyond:

  • Jennifer Sherman has been named senior vice president of
    product. In her new role, she will play a significant part in creating
    a vision and roadmap for NMI’s current and next-generation solutions
    designed to empower unified commerce. Sherman, a 20-year industry
    veteran, received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford
    University. She has enterprise software product management leadership
    experience from companies such as Oracle, Aptean, NAVEX Global and
    Kibo Software.
  • Kate Hampton has been appointed vice president of product and
    general manager of NMI’s U.K. operations. Hampton will head the U.K.
    product team and serve as lead for the Bristol office. Hampton brings
    more than ten years of extensive payments expertise from Global
    Payments, Accelerated Payment Technologies and Entrata. During her
    time at Entrata, she expanded the payments function and implemented
    the payment facilitation model, growing payments into a top offering.
  • TJ Fund has been appointed senior vice president and general
    counsel, and will oversee all legal affairs and mergers and
    acquisitions activity for NMI. Fund brings a wealth of experience to
    NMI from OpenEdge, Global Payments’ integrated payments business
    division, where he spent eight years working closely with company
    leadership to help achieve strategic objectives. Fund has also worked
    in both private equity-backed and public company environments as a
    lawyer and strategy consultant.

In addition to these new hires, long-time NMI executive Nick Starai
has moved to the role of chief strategy officer. Starai has been
instrumental in building and growing the business over the past 15
years. In his new role, Starai will be heavily focused on the strategic
direction of the company, mergers and acquisitions activities, new
markets, key verticals and additional channels, as well as addressing
the needs of NMI’s enterprise clients and supporting overall partner

“These executive appointments strategically align with the next phase of
NMI’s remarkable growth plan,” said NMI CEO Vijay Sondhi. “Having easily
surpassed milestones for number of partners, transaction volume,
supported devices and more, NMI will continue to expand its team,
solution set and geographic reach to extend its lead as the preeminent
provider of unified commerce, payment gateway, white label services and
payment facilitation.”

Parties interested in joining the NMI team or learning more about NMI’s
unified commerce enablement platform are invited to visit the new NMI
during the upcoming Electronic Transactions Association’s TRANSACT
conference in Las Vegas on April 29 to May 2 at booth 1915, or may email

About NMI

is driving transformation in the payment industry through the power of
unified commerce enablement. By unifying every point of payment to
deliver one view of the customer, NMI is enabling thousands of ISVs,
ISOs and fintech innovators to finally break free from today’s
payment crunch
and unleash new sources of value to achieve
disruptive results. Processing more than $50 billion in payments a year,
NMI is the driving force behind more than 1,200 technology partners and
127,000 merchants across retail, transportation, hospitality, medical,
non-profit, parking, and vending verticals who are shifting to a new
unified commerce strategy to put their business first, gain new value
and deliver a superior merchant and consumer experiences. For more
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