A Team Of Industry Veterans

Working For You

FortisPay offers extensive industry experience along with unparalleled customer service. We don’t just “talk the talk”, our representatives have backgrounds in hospitality, healthcare, outdoors, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and more. We share our knowledge to make sure you receive the perfect payment system for your business.

The FortisPay Executive Team has extensive fintech and payment processing expertise across many verticals and actively invests and consults in fintech startups.

Greg Cohen

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Greg is a recognized payment and financial technology industry leader. He previously served as president for both the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and Paya. Greg has also experience as the Chief Operating Officer of iPayment, and other positions with Cayan, Royal Bank of Canada, Verifone, Global Payments, TSYS and BankServ Check Services.

Jimmy Nafso

President & Chief Operating Officer (CEO)

Jimmy is one of FortisPay’s co-founders and has over 15 years of experience in payment processing. Before joining the payment space, Jimmy owned and operated hotels and retail locations across Metro Detroit for ten years. He also founded Cambridge Payment Systems, LLC (Cambridge), a premier lodging credit card processor in the United States, before selling it to iPayment Inc. in 2007.

Ron Dichter

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

Ron has over 20 years worth of payment experience and was the founder of BLUEDOG, a merchant services provider that merged with FortisPay in 2020. Before forming BLUEDOG, Ron served as both the founder and CEO of Eliot Management group, growing the company from a startup with $0 in revenue to over $100 million before selling the business to First American Payment Systems.

Dennis McLaughlin

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Dennis is a seasoned finance executive with over 20 years of experience in private equity-backed and public companies. He has served as the vice president of finance at Berkeley Research Group, Paya, JP Morgan & Chase Co. as well as the director of finance for Capital One. While at Paya, Dennis served as the interim CFO and was responsible for all facets of finance and accounting.

Kevin Shamoun

Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO)

Kevin is the founder of Zeamster, a payment gateway company that was acquired by FortisPay in 2019. He brings extensive operational and technical knowledge of the payment industry including almost 20 years’ experience working with major Independent Service Organizations (ISOs) and financial institutions. Kevin is currently the Technology Committee Chair of the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) Technology Committee.

Nirav Shah

President of Global Operations

Nirav is one of the co-founders of FortisPay and has over 15 years of experience in payment processing with a focus on hospitality and healthcare. Before entering the payment space, Nirav managed his own mobile phone wholesale and processing center. He also owned and operated hotels and is an investor in restaurants, retail, commercial real estate, and a multitude of other successful ventures.

Samir Pimputkar

Executive Vice-President of Business Development

Samir is a co-founder of FortisPay with over 15 years of experience in the payment processing space. Prior to FortisPay, Samir was a co-owner of a mobile phone wholesale and processing center, leading the sales and marketing divisions. He also owned and operated hotels, as well as retail establishments, and is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA).

Timothy R. Nafso

Executive Vice President

Timmy is one of the co-founders of FortisPay and helped bring the white-glove service approach to the company. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, Timmy learned to work at a young age at his family’s supermarkets and hotels, providing him with knowledge on service and the customer experience. He has over 15 years of experience in the payment processing space.

At FortisPay, we guarantee the following:

A dedicated professional specific to your account

Access to statements, reports and transactions 24/7

Fraud protection, including instant alerts and phone calls

The latest payment technology solutions and products

The highest level of data security and encryption

FortisPay is committed to the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into our operations, including managing key ESG opportunities and risks in a way that is consistent with our values and demonstrates our dedication to being responsible corporate citizens.

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