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Payment Data Systems Inc (PYDS.OQ)

PYDS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Long

73 2016 Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

Louis Hoch

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer

Tom Jewell

61 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Houston Frost

36 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Prepaid Products

Miguel Chapa

45 2015 Independent Director

Steve Huffman

64 2016 Independent Director

Bradley Rollins

47 2017 Independent Director

John Marco

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Long

Mr. Michael R. Long is Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder of the Company. He has also held the position of our Chief Executive Officer from July 1998 to August 2016 and our Chief Financial Officer from September 2003 to March 2015, in addition to his other positions with us. Mr. Long has more than thirty years of senior executive management and systems development experience in six publicly traded companies, as well as experience operating a systems consulting business. Before assuming the highest position with our Company, Mr. Long was Vice President of Information Technology at Billing Concepts, Inc., the largest third-party billing clearinghouse for the telecommunications industry. Mr. Long’s career experience also includes financial services industry business development for Andersen Consulting and several executive positions in publicly traded telecommunications and financial services companies. Mr. Long is a valuable member of our Board due to his depth of operating, strategic, systems development, transactional, and senior management experience in our industry. Additionally, Mr. Long has held positions of increasing responsibility at our Company and holds intimate knowledge of our Company due to his longevity in the industry and with us.

Louis Hoch

Mr. Louis A. Hoch is President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer of Payment Data Systems, Inc. Mr. Hoch is a valuable member of our Board as he has over twenty years of management experience, sixteen years of which were at a senior executive level in large systems development, and he is an expert in payment processing, call center operations and service bureau operations. He holds inventor status on U.S. Patent No. 7,021,530 (“System and method for managing and processing stored-value cards and bill payment therefrom”). Mr. Hoch has held various key management positions with U.S. Long Distance, Billing Concepts, Inc. and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Hoch holds a BBA in Computer Information Systems and an MBA in International Business Management, both from Our Lady of the Lake University Business School.

Tom Jewell

Mr. Tom Jewell, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was a member of our Board of Directors from November 11, 2016 to January 6, 2017. Mr. Jewell has over 35 years of business leadership experience focused on management, auditing, accounting, internal controls and finance. Previously, Mr. Jewell was the founder and owner of LTJ Financial Consulting, LLC. LTJ Financial Consulting which provided Chief Financial Officer and Controller advisory services for middle market companies in need of accounting process improvements or were looking to scale their business. Mr. Jewell performed this role from May 2009 to January 2017. His clients included start-ups seeking funding, clients in retail, staffing, construction and software industries and included serving as an FDIC approved consultant assisting the FDIC close failed banking institutions during the banking crisis. Prior to 2009, Mr. Jewell served as Chief Financial Officer for a multi-state photography studio chain from 2007 to 2009. Prior to 2007, Mr. Jewell provided financial leadership to divisional units of RadioShack, Verizon and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Mr. Jewell, a Certified Public Accountant, began his career at Touche Ross (Deloitte). Mr. Jewell is a member of the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of Financial Executives International (FEI) and a founding member of the Dallas Chapter of the CFO Leadership Council.

Houston Frost

Mr. Houston Korth Frost Ph.D. is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Prepaid Products of PAYMENT DATA SYSTEMS, INC. effective December 23, 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Frost served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Akimbo Financial, Inc. since its inception. Mr. Frost co-founded Akimbo in January 2010 motivated by a desire to reinvent the prepaid card. Mr. Frost has more than six years of experience in the prepaid and payments industry and ten years of experience in financial services. Prior to Akimbo, Mr. Frost worked in New York as an Associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. on the Fixed-Income Strategy team. Mr. Frost earned his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Northwestern University in 2007 and a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado in 2003.

Miguel Chapa

Mr. Miguel Chapa is an Independent Director of Payment Data Systems, Inc. During the past 17 years, Mr. Chapa focused primarily on building a highly successful entrepreneurial career. His skills of business planning, financial analysis, strategic planning, management, negotiations and leadership has led him to build successful companies in the retail customer service industry, such as restaurants and entertainment venues. Mr. Chapa has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rio Ventures Ltd., and Rio Club LLC since January 2012 and EFJM, Inc. since January 2014. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer for 6400 Beverage, LLC and Bar Rio Management of Houston, LLC from March 2005 to October 2009 and Casa Grande Holdings, LLC from June 2010 to December 2011. Mr. Chapa completed his education with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance in 1998 from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.

Steve Huffman

Mr. Steve Huffman, CPA, serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huffman began his commercial real estate career in 1983, while also running a successful public accounting practice. In addition to his own ventures, Mr. Huffman is often engaged to serve as an owner’s representative to help other organizations, typically nonprofit organizations, complete their own real estate projects. Currently Mr. Huffman is overseeing the development of the National Museum of the U.S. Army, an 185,000 square foot museum including an 82-acre campus at Fort Belvoir. Mr. Huffman has been actively involved in leadership positions on various civic boards and commissions, including the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Finance committee of the Santa Rosa Health Care System, the San Antonio Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs, Ella Austin Community Center, San Antonio Job Training commission, United Way, the Boy Scouts of America, and Ballet San Antonio. He also was the founder and serves as President of Returning Heroes Home. Mr. Huffman has over 30 years of experience developing commercial real estate and has a background as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Huffman earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and began his career as an accountant with Peat Marwick (now KPMG) from 1978 to 1983.

Bradley Rollins

Mr. Bradley Rollins is Independent Director of the company. He is currently the President and CEO of Dahill Office Technology Corporation, a Xerox company, one of Texas’s largest office technology organizations specializing in complete office automation. Mr. Rollins began his career at Dahill by joining the company’s sales organization in 2000. Quickly advancing through several specialist and management positions, he assumed the role of President and CEO in January 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rollins was a regional sales director for Tri-State Financial Group, a financial planning firm, for over eight years. Active in community development, Mr. Rollins is currently a board member of the United Way of San Antonio and serves as a regional fundraiser for the MS Society. From January 2014 to January 2015, Mr. Rollins served as a board member for the San Antonio Regional Development Foundation. From January 2013 to January 2014, he was the Chairman of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, where he had been a member since 2008. Mr. Rollins obtained a business management and mathematics degree from Western Kentucky University.

John Marco

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Long

382,178

Louis Hoch

636,302

Tom Jewell

343,750

Houston Frost

253,314

Miguel Chapa

--

Steve Huffman

--

Bradley Rollins

--

John Marco

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As Of  30 Dec 2017