With more than 35 years experience in financial services, technology, operations, product management, business and strategic planning, and sales and customer service, Jim Hanisch leads the Network's technology, development and strategic planning division.Hanisch, an Iowa native, arrived at CO-OP Network in 2000 after serving as Vice President, Application Service Provider Services, for Omaha, Nebraska-based ACI Worldwide. His focus ranged from traditional ATM/POS to e-commerce, wireless commerce, smart card and Internet-based services. He additionally served as Vice President, Product Management and Strategic Planning for USPI, a start-up processing venture funded in part by ACI. Early in his career Hanisch spent two years at ACI, where he was responsible for Base24 product management.Before USPI, Hanisch spent 11 years at A.O. Smith/Deluxe Data Systems/eFunds (now FIS), holding positions in technology development, product management and general management. During his tenure at Deluxe, he worked closely with CO-OP Network, ultimately leading the business unit responsible for the CO-OP Network relationship.Hanisch began his career as a management trainee at Norwest Bank (now Wells Fargo) in Des Moines. He held various positions in operations and EFT systems, with expertise in cash management products, on-line teller systems and EFT. He was involved in the formation of several of the early mid-western EFT networks in the 1970s and was the first president of the Diebold TABS Advisory Group.Hanisch has served or serves on the boards of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association, RewardsNow, Early Warning Services, ResolverGroup and CU ATM Services. He currently lives in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., with his wife, Barb.
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