Meet Donna Embry -
Donna Embry

Donna Embry

SVP Global Payment Strategies Evolve Bank and Trust


As of 2018, Donna Embry has 51 plus years of experience in the payments industry. Her prior executive positions include SVP and Chief Payments Officer for Payment Alliance International (PAI), Executive Vice President, Product and Marketing for Vital Processing (TSYS Acquiring) and Senior Vice President, Electronic Banking for PNC Bank, as well as Chief Operations Officer for PNC’s former division, CFC Financial Services.

Donna authored the first ETA publication, The Encyclopedia of Terminology for the Acquiring Industry, and developed and taught the inaugural introduction series of classes for ETA University. She is the co-chair for the ATMIA US Regional Board, chair of the ETA Professional Development Committee, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force, NAMA education committee, the ATMIA Next-Gen ATM Council and Withdraws Cash Wednesday committee, the ETA Mobile Payments Council, and Board Member of the NEAA, a founding member and served as Chairman for the former Kentucky-based Quest ATM network. She is the former President of the Midwest Acquirers Association (MWAA) in 2013-2014, MWAA Board (2008-2012) and currently is a Regional Board Member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation (Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio).

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