The State of Retail Lending in 2017 Webinar

The State of Lending in 2017

February 8th, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT, 60 Minutes


Customer experience doesn’t start with artificial intelligence. It starts with real intelligence to ensure that your customers have payment options that fit their lifestyle.

Find out the trends that will shape retail payments and lending in 2017 straight from the source. Expert panelists will address your questions on customer acquisition, loyalty, security, data, and technology.

Panelists include representatives from lenders at the forefront of retail credit, including TD Bank, Fortiva Retail Credit, Tidewater, Tempoe, and Zibby.

This webinar is designed for retailers, both small and large, looking to drive incremental revenue, reduce customer acquisition costs, and turn shoppers into brand champions. Whether you sell your products exclusively online, or across multiple channels, you will leave this webinar with a better understanding of how to empower customers with greater purchasing power.



About the Panelists


Matt Welton

Paul Hamilton, VP Retail Card Services, TD Bank: Paul is a Vice President in the Retail Card Services division at TD Bank, the 5th largest bank in the world. He has 16+ years’ experience providing financing solutions to big-ticket retailers. His expertise includes streamlining consumer application processes with self-service technology, multiple lender solutions and customized POS integrations



Matt Welton

Jeff Howard, CEO, Fortiva Retail Credit: Jeffrey is CEO of Fortiva, as well as President and Board of Directors member of Fortiva’s parent company, Atlanticus Holdings. The Atlanticus family of brands specializes in financial products & services including credit cards, point of sale loans, auto lending, and portfolio acquisitions. In his 15 years with Atlanticus, Jeff has lead strategy development and merger and acquisition activities, whereby the company acquired over $6 billion in assets resulting in both domestic & international platform expansion.


Matt Welton

David Minero, National Manager, Tidewater: David is the National Sales Manager for Tidewater Finance Company. Tidewater specializing in secondary retail financing for over two decades. David has 20+ years’ experience in the consumer finance industry and has worked with some of the largest lenders in the industry including American General Finance, the lending division of AIG and Wells Fargo Retailer Services.


Matt Welton

Phil Layher, Executive Vice-President, Tempoe: Phil Layher is TEMPOE’s executive vice president of business development. Phil works to create new business relationships with large retailers and has 30 years of experience in the consumer retail finance industry. He has vast experience in the space, with prior roles at HSBC, CITI bank’s retail solutions division, and Flexshopper.


Matt Welton

Zac Prince, SVP, Zibby: Zac has worked in sales leadership at startup technology companies for 10+ years.  He spent time in digital advertising at Admeld (Acquired by Google) and Sociomantic (Acquired by DunnHumby) before transitioning in to financial technology and alternative lending as the VP of Sales at Orchard Platform.  In his current role at Zibby, he oversees the sales and business development teams out of New York City.

Register To Learn:

  • Best ways to drive customer acquisition & loyalty through credit initiatives
  • How financing has adapted to meet the needs of today’s omni-channel customer
  • How lenders are protecting customer & retailer data
  • Millennial trends, new credit products, and new features to acquire more customers