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Thomas C. Priore

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Thomas Priore has served as Executive Chairman and founding member of Priority since August 2005 and recently assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in December of 2018. 

Under Mr. Priore’s strategic direction, Priority has emerged from a start-up organization to become the 13th largest merchant acquirer in the US and a leading provider of commercial payment solutions to major global institutions. Prior to dedicating his full time to Priority, he founded ICP Capital, a boutique investment banking enterprise that became a market leader in structured finance reaching over $20 billion in assets under management. From 1999 until 2003, Mr. Priore was with Guggenheim Securities where he founded the Structured Finance Trading and Origination business and managed its Fixed Income Sales and Trading division.

Previously, Mr. Priore spent eight years in PaineWebber’s Fixed Income Sales and Trading department, rising to Vice President. Mr. Priore is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an MBA from Columbia University. Thomas Priore is the brother of John Priore, Priority’s Vice Chairman.

Priority Payment Systems, LLC is a registered ISO/MSP of each of Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Concord, CA; Synovus Bank, Columbus, GA; Citizens Bank, N.A., Providence, RI; Axiom Bank, N.A., Maitland, FL; and PB&T Bank, Pueblo, CO.

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