David Bender is President of Expedia Payment Services LLC, a nationwide Credit Card Processing Company. David brings more than 35 years of banking and EFT/ATM experience to EPS. Prior to his founding of Expedia Payments, he owned and managed Expedia Cash LLC, a leading ATM operator in the enclosed mall and hotel industry. His corporate experience also includes senior management positions for one of the largest ATM deployers in the country. In 1994, David expanded a small 100-unit company into one valued at over $72M by December 2004. From 1983 to 1998, Mr. Bender was a banker, winning numerous sales awards. In 1997 he successfully piloted a new retail concept becoming the leading sales branch of the largest bank holding company in the State of Louisiana.
Derek Saunders is the Chief Operating Officer for Expedia Payments. Derek has extensive history with building strong and lasting relationships with financial institutions, technology providers, merchants, and referral partners. Derek’s focus is to complement and broaden our partner’s relationship with their clients, and deliver cost competitive customized card acceptance programs for them and individual merchants. As a payments industry veteran, known for his extensive knowledge and integrity, Derek builds long-lasting relationships. Prior to joining Expedia Payments, Derek held leadership positions at UPS, Worldpay (now FIS), and Fattmerchant. Derek holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management from Western Kentucky University.