Prepaid & Financial Industry Veteran Executive Jeff Lewis Joins Sutton Bank

Attica, OH. August 4, 2017 – Sutton Bank announced today that Jeff Lewis has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President of Prepaid Services. Jeff will provide strategy, direction and growth initiatives to Sutton Bank’s Prepaid and Payments business lines as the bank continues to expand its products and services in current and new markets including FinTech, the on-demand economy, and more, in the constantly evolving marketplace.

Jeff Lewis is a proven leader in the Payments and Financial Services industry with over 30 years of management experience. He brings a wealth of experience, contacts, and knowledge to Sutton Bank and we welcome him to our group and our organization, stated Rick Gillett, the Bank’s Chairman & CEO. We’re bringing Jeff into our group at a very opportune time as we continue to grow and expand in the FinTech payments, the prepaid and the payments markets; as well as grow our portfolio of partners and programs, added Mr. Gillett.

In the picture: Jeff Lewis, Senior Vice President, Prepaid Services, Sutton Bank

Jeff Lewis will provide leadership to Sutton in all aspects of our Prepaid and Payments organization, including technology, systems and processes, and more importantly the growth and expansion into new payments business lines, stated Tony Gorrell, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. At Sutton Bank, we strive to help our customers reach their financial goals while striving to be the bank of choice within the communities we serve. The Prepaid Market is one of those communities, added Mr. Gorrell.

Jeff’s addition to the payments team is part of a broader investment by Sutton including recent hiring in BSA/AML, compliance, technology, as well as substantial investments in data, analytics, and research into new and emerging markets.

Jeff most recently served as VP, General Manager Financial Services for a Leading Prepaid Program Manager and processing company, where he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial services strategy and products which included Gift, Incentive, Restricted Access Network, General Purpose Reloadable and an expansive Cash Load, and Payment Distribution network. He has extensive knowledge across the entire payments ecosystem including networks, ACH, bill payment, debit, credit and prepaid processing.

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