FormFree® today announced the appointment of payments and banking fintech pioneer Paul Finch to its board of directors.
Finch is best known for his 16-year tenure as CEO of Early Warning Services (Early Warning), a private fintech company owned by seven of the largest U.S. banks — Bank of America, BB&T, Capital One, JP Morgan Chase, PNC Bank, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.
Finch spearheaded the 2017 launch of Zelle, a real-time payments network composed of 850 banks and credit unions, and led Early Warning’s transformation into a premier provider of real-time payments, risk and authentication solutions.
Finch retired from Early Warning in 2019, and founded PWF Advisory Services, a financial services consulting firm. In addition to his work in the financial technology sector, Finch is head of the Finch Family Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps children and families in need in the Phoenix area.