James L. Accomando

Jim Accomando is President of Accomando Consulting, Inc.

(ACI), a leading management and marketing information consulting company. Jim has over 20 years of experience in E-Commerce/ Payment Systems, Consumer Lending, Finance, Marketing and Operations of Credit, Debit and Merchant Card Sales, Mortgage Origination/Servicing, and Retail Branch Operations.
Throughout his career, Jim has made significant contributions within prominent companies. At priceline.com, Jim served as Senior Vice President Adaptive Marketing Card Products responsible for sourcing and managing all financial services and association relationships generating in excess of $20M cross-sell revenue year one. In addition, Jim was in charge of new product development expanding on patented intellectual property business practices providing consumers’ choice and control when conducting e-commerce. At GE Capital, Jim was Vice President in charge of Business Development and Partnership Marketing where he sourced and managed all agent bank, affinity/co-branding and bankcard association relationships. Jim was also responsible for the GE Rewards MasterCard program and the management of more than 40 national leading industry and retail partners.
As a member of GE Capital’s Innovation Council, he launched the industry’s first instant credit point-of-sale bankcard program at Toys “R” Us and Kids “R” Us merchant outlets.
Jim was also Vice President at MasterCard International where he was responsible for member relations with issuers and acquirers in the Northeastern Region of the U.S. Jim was instrumental in the national launch of Maestro--MasterCard’s on-line debit program.
Jim has chaired and given keynote addresses at widely recognized conferences worldwide. He frequently conducts workshops on the latest trends in financial services and is a sought-after industry source contributing to many noted national and international publications. His dedication to service includes memberships in both civic and professional organizations. Jim continuously gets nominated and selected for inclusion in a variety of national and international directories of Who’s Who in executives and professionals. Through his unique operating philosophy of involving strategic alliances with leading industry professionals, vendors and suppliers, Jim is able to provide the most innovative and cost-effective business solutions possible. This proven methodology enables ACI to create and manage the right solution for any organization on schedule and on budget, while never losing sight of their goals. The client list covers a wide range of industries in e-commerce, retail, technology, service, media, etc. Jim received his MBA, with an emphasis in finance and marketing, and a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara.


Biography


Resume

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PeriodIcals Quoted In:

Ad Week
Advertising Age
America’s Community
American Banker
American Bankers Association
American Observer
Asian Banker, The
ATM and Debit News
Bank Advertising News
Bank Network News
Bank Rate Monitor
Bank Rate Monitor-Online
Banker Magazine
Banking Strategies
BankRate.com
Bloomberg Business News
Boston Business Journal
Boston Globe
Boston Herald
Brand Week
Bridge News
Business First - Buffalo
Business Journal
Business Week
Card Marketing
Card News
Card News Brazil
Card Technology
CardFax
Cards International
Charlotte Business Journal
Chicago Tribune
Cleveland Plain Dealer
CNN Money
CNN Money.com
Collections & Credit Risk Magazine
Colloquey Magazine
Community Bank Magazine
Conde Naste
Connecticut Post
Consumer Reports
Corporate EFT
Cranes New York Business
Credit Card Management
Credit Card News
Credit Risk Management Report
Debit Card News
DM News
EDI News
EFT Report
Electronic Transaction Association
Ellsworth Group, The
EPM Communications
Executive Technology
Fairchild Publications
Family Money Magazine
Faulkner & Gray
Financial Planning
Financial Services Marketing
Financial Services-Online
Financial World Magazine
Florida Trend Magazine
Forbes
Frequent Flyer Magazine
Gary Indiana Post Tribune
Glamour Magazine
Hacktell Magazine
Home Equity News
I Marketing News
IEG Sponsorship Report
Intele-card News
Intelligence.com
Intelligent Life
Internet Retailer
Investment Dealer’s Digest
Investors Business Daily
Kiplingers Personal Finance Magazine
KPMG Banking Insider on Pointcast
Lafferty Publications
Lending Intelligence.com
Licensing Letter, The
Los Angeles Times
Mademoiselle Magazine
Management Strategies
Micro Banker
Money Magazine
Mortgage Banking Magazine
New American Digital
New York Post
New York Times
New York Times Magazine
News Journal, The
Nikkei Newspaper
Nilson Report, The
Non-Foods Merchandising
Office.com
Orange County Register
PartnerCard Advisor
Phillips Business Information, Inc.
Ram Research
San Antonio Express News
Small Business Banker
Stores
Strategic Executive Inc.
Sun Sentinel
Supermarket News
The Licensing Letter
Tower Group
Transaction World Magazine
Treasury Managers Report
U.S. Banker
U.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal
Washington Information Group
Washington News Bureau
Wilmington News Journal
Winstar Communications


Interviews:

Fox News Radio
Business Talk Radio
 - Business Tonight
Talk America Radio
 - The Stu Taylor Show


Broadcasting/Publishing:

North American Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Wale, AM 990 Radio
Providence, Rhode Island
Financial Services Weekly Program
Talk Show Host


The Learning Paradox

Provided Credit Card Case Study for Leadership Development Publication, 7th Edition


Memberships:

American Management Association
American Marketing Association
Better Business Bureau
Cambridge Who’s Who Registry
Certified Professional Consultant to Management
Direct Marketing Association, Inc.
Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, The
International Who’s Who of Professionals
National Directory of Who’s Who
National Republican Congressional Commitee
   Business Advisory Council


Company Advisor:

Cardinal Commerce
 Mentor, OH
Digital Sparx
 Sausalito, CA
Fun 2 Save
 Jacksonville, FL


Awards:

NRCC Business Advisory Council
   Businessman of the Year 2003


Quotations And Associations

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