Bill Schoch brings more than thirty years of electronic payments experience to his role as a Senior Payments Consultant for Wespay Advisors. With his background working for leading payments organizations, including Visa International, Citibank, N.A., and Nacha, he offers both the network and financial institution perspectives for client engagements. Bill has extensive experience in the development and implementation of products and services related to ACH, wire transfer, purchasing card, debit card, P2P payments, and money transfer networks. As the President and CEO of Wespay – Wespay Advisors’ parent company – he is responsible for strategic initiatives to grow the association and provide maximum value to members.
During his tenure at Visa International, Bill served in product leadership positions and was responsible for managing Visa’s global remittance service and initiatives to expand financial services to the unbanked in emerging markets. He was the global product manager for Visa’s debit products and was the founder of the Visa International Global Debit Forum. Prior to Visa, Bill spent eight years in the Global Cash Management division of Citibank, where he was responsible for strategic sales, product management and client on-boarding of domestic and cross-border payment solutions. Bill consults with Wespay Advisors’ clients on projects related to faster payments and emerging technologies, payments strategy, card solutions and consumer payments.
Bill currently serves on the Boards of Wespay, Nacha, and Wespay Advisors. He also serves on the Operations Committee of the U.S. Faster Payments Council and is the immediate Past Chair of the Center for Payments. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Select Areas of Expertise:
- Payments Strategy
- Faster Payments and Emerging Technologies
- Consumer Payments
- Product Management
- Card Payments