McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014
Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) congratulates its founders, Diane (Vogt) Faro, Linda Perry, and Holli Targan on their recent recognition from the payments industry. Since its early beginnings in 2005, W.net provides a home for women to gain valuable professional development and leadership skills, networking opportunities, and mentors. Its founders worked tirelessly to grow W.net into a robust organization serving more than 1,000 women in payments, as well as make a difference for women in the industry.
Recently, JetPay® Corporation announced the appointment of Diane (Vogt) Faro to its Board of Directors. According to the company’s press release, “With a career of over 30 years in the payments industry, Ms. Faro brings executive expertise in management, sales, and the merchant acquiring and Independent Sales Organization sides of the payment business.”
Linda Perry and Holli Targan were recently honored as two of the twenty 2014 most influential women in payments by PaymentsSource.com and ISO and Agent magazine. Perry was also nominated in 2013. Perry and Targan have reached the pinnacle of their success in the male dominated payments field through founding W.net as well as leading the way for women in the field. This annual award was given out is given out at the annual Card Forum and Expo Conference.
“I have the pleasure of working with these incredible women on behalf of W.net,” said Lisa Shipley, 2014 W.net President and EVP and Managing Director, PSD, Transaction Network Services. “I congratulate each of them for continuing to be role models for women in the payments industry.”
W.net continues to inspire and empower women in payments to maximize their individual potential and position themselves for greater personal success. The organization’s vision is to be the platform to drive parity for women in payments.
About Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net):
The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) is the premier professional organization for women in payments, providing personal enrichment no matter what stage members are in their career. The organization provides world-class national and regional programming, fosters networking and promotes mentoring to help members achieve greater personal success, influence and professional parity. Founded in 2005, W.net is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit organization serving more than 1,000 women in payments annually. For more information about national and regional events and programming, or to become a member, please visit http://www.wnetonline.org.