First Performance Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Sean Walsh as Vice President of Finance (CFO)

First Performance, a global provider of digital-first payments technology, today announced that Sean Walsh has joined the company as Vice President of Finance (CFO).  Sean brings a decade of financial planning and strategic analysis experience.  Prior to joining First Performance, Sean was a Vice President at Croft & Bender, an Atlanta-based investment banking firm, where he provided strategic advisory services for clients in the technology, consumer, business services, and industrial sectors.

“Sean joins First Performance at a time in our company’s evolution as we deepen our commitment and investments in the next generation of card controls and digital engagement,” said Ben Psillas, First Performance Chief Executive Officer. “The diversity of Sean’s experience in finance, accounting, strategic planning, and treasury will be invaluable as we look to implement strategic initiatives to continue growing the company globally.

First Performance is an enterprise software company that developed an API Platform that delivers the next generation of card controls and digital engagement. We empower financial institutions and their cardholders to use, manage, and control their finances digitally and in real-time. The platform integrates with institutions’ existing digital channels through a suite of APIs and works across all card portfolios. Deployment options include on-site, cloud, and hybrid models.