Financial services executive named to Transactis board

Transactis, a provider of electronic billing and payment solutions, has appointed Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) managing director Martina F. Aufiero, to its board of directors, the company said.

Payments veterans Cindy Hickman and Lisa Gawlak joined Transactis as project manager on the Implementations team and vice president of product management, respectively.

Aufiero brings more than 20 years of investment and operational experience in fintech and enterprise technology to Transactis. Prior to joining Safeguard, Ms. Aufiero was managing director and head of corporate development for a leading New York-based financial technology firm, where she led several key acquisitions and inorganic growth initiatives.

Hickman brings 20 years of payments experience to Transactis from REMITCO, part of First Data, where she established the national client services team for over 4,000 customers.

Gawlak, formerly with ACI Worldwide, brings 20 years of product experience in the electronic payment industry specializing in transforming businesses to highly effective bill presentment and payment environments.

Transactis is a provider of electronic billing and payment solutions.