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Feb 9, 2023

PayCLT: Ernest Rolfson, CEO Finexio – Accounts Payables As A Service

Join us to learn about innovations within the accounts payables industry, where checks somehow remain the prevalent payment choice

Business to business payments remain a difficult proposition, with greater than 50% of payments still occurring with checks today. Efforts to create a smoother experience are underway with industry players like AvidXchange and Bill.com, but a lot of work still remains to bring B2B payments into the 21st century. Finexio is working to provide seamless embedded Accounts Payables solutions to businesses with a wide variety of suppliers and complex payments needs. Come hear about the payments industry pain points and innovative solutions in flight to make B2B payments better!

The event will be held in person at EY’s wavespace in South End, with a virtual zoom option.

About the speaker:

Ernest is CEO and founder of Finexio, the only AP “Payments as a Service” company. A recognized thought leader in the payments vertical of financial technology, Ernest has launched or incubated several financial technology businesses including prepaid, commercial payments, merchant services, P2P lending, and crowd funding.

Prior, Ernest was Vice President, Corporate Alliances at Emdeon where he identified and developed unique partnership opportunities at a leading provider of revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions. He spent most of his time focused on payments and big data analytics.

Previously, Ernest was a member of the US Market Development Emerging Verticals team at MasterCard where was responsible for driving innovative products and solutions to meet the needs of the Healthcare ecosystem. He is recognized within the payments industry as an expert in prepaid and debit cards, commercial payments, and payment card issuers.

Prior to MasterCard, Ernest was a founding member of Ernst&Young’s West Coast Working Capital Advisory Services practice where he partnered with leading Fortune 500 companies to identify areas of improvement in the cash conversion cycle, as well as developing and implementing programs to release cash, improve service, and reduce costs.

Ernest graduated with a BA in History from New York University in Manhattan, NY. He also holds a MSc in International Public Policy with a specialization in International Political Economy from University College London in London, England. His graduate dissertation was on the economic development of Dubai. Passionate about language and travel, Ernest studied in Italy twice during his undergraduate work, interned at the Italian Embassy to the US in Washington DC, and is conversational in Italian.


EY wavespace™ (Ernst & Young at Railyard South End Charlotte)
1422 South Tryon Street, #Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28203 United States


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