ATTIC, Ohio – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Sutton Bank announced today that Robert C. Keil has joined the Bank and Sutton Payments as SVP, Chief Payments Officer. Robert will provide strategy, direction and growth initiatives to Bank Sutton’s existing payments business lines as the bank continues to expand its products and services into the market.

“Robert is a recognized leader in the payments and financial services industry with over 20 years of management experience. He brings a wealth of experience, contacts and knowledge to Sutton Bank as we continue to grow and develop in the fintech payments space, and will provide leadership to Sutton in all aspects of our payments organization. prepaid and payments. His leadership will also have a positive impact on our technology, systems and processes, and more importantly on growth and expansion into new lines of payment business, ”said Tony Gorrell, CEO. “At Sutton Bank, we strive to help our clients achieve their financial goals while aiming to be the number one bank of choice in the communities we serve; the payments marketplace being one of those communities we serve, ”Gorrell added.

Robert most recently served as vice president of fintech and emerging payments for a global fintech and payments company. He was responsible for go-to-market strategy, business development and new sales for issuer processing (prepaid, debit and credit), gateway processing as well as several ancillary services such as card production and personalization. . Over the years, he has gained in-depth knowledge of the payments industry and built an extensive professional network.

Sutton Bank, an independent community bank based in Ohio, was founded in 1878 and has grown into one of the most successful community banks, as recognized by the Independent Community Bankers of America. Payments have been a staple banking product for Sutton Bank since the late 1990s. Since then, Sutton has issued hundreds of card programs, building strong partnerships with card networks, processors and program managers, and went from an issuing organization to a payments facilitator. Sutton Bank is today one of the largest card issuers in the country. For more information on Sutton Bank’s payment activities, please visit www.suttonpayments.com.