Fran Duggan

CEO, Payrailz
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As CEO of Payrailz, Fran is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the company. He is an experienced payments entrepreneur and visionary with a successful track record of turning vision into reality by creating payments and banking platforms and solutions for the financial services marketplace. He is best known for his ability to create progressive and innovative strategies, and also for his ability to execute and deliver on those strategies while creating meaningful partnerships with financial institution clients and providers.

Fran has more than 30 years of experience in financial services, including the founding of Payveris, a provider of digital payments and money movement services to banks and credit unions. At Payveris, he grew the customer base to several hundred financial institution clients. He also spent 10 years as an executive at Webster Bank where he designed and oversaw the development of award-winning online banking and payment applications. He has broad experience across multiple disciplines, having held senior-level positions in strategy, finance, marketing and operations.

Fran earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and an MBA in general management from Boston University Questrom School of Business.