Jim Raftice – President
Jim Raftice has over 10 years of experience in the payments industry. He is responsible for oversight of all aspects and functions of the company from Finance to Operations and Sales. Additionally, he assists in the implementation of new products and continually works to improve PowerPay’s business processes.
Prior to joining the PowerPay team in 2004, Jim worked at Ford Motor Credit Company for seven years as Auditor and Loss Prevention Supervisor in Maine and Florida. Upon returning to Maine, he became an Underwriter for First Merchants Bancard Services (FMBS) and later served as Vice President of Underwriting at Vision Payment Solutions.
Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Southern Maine. He currently resides in Cumberland, Maine, with his wife and their three children.
Jay Meyers – Senior Vice President, Information Technology
As Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Jay leads the development of strategic information systems and oversees the organization's Information Technology, Compliance, Product Development and Project Management departments.
Jay joined PowerPay in 2006 as Software Engineer leading the development of enterprise level systems for the collection and processing of merchant applications and risk mitigation. In 2010, Jay was promoted to Manager of Software Development and in 2012 he was promoted to Director of Information Technology and Compliance.
Prior to PowerPay, Jay owned a software consulting business. Before owning his own business, he was a Software Developer at Measured Progress.
Jay attended the University of New Hampshire, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Econometrics. He currently resides in Kittery, Maine.
Eran Vail – Senior Vice President, Finance
As Senior Vice President, Finance, Eran oversees the finance functions of the company, including the Accounting, Payroll and Benefits, Human Resources and Training departments. Her responsibilities also include financial planning, analysis, and reporting as well as coordinating regulatory activities.
A certified public accountant, Eran joined PowerPay in 2010 after five years as Corporate Accounting Manager at Hannaford Brothers in Scarborough, Maine. She’s an experienced controller in both the public and private sectors and was a senior audit associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Portland.
Eran graduated summa cum laude from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., where she earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in accounting. She and her family live in South Portland, Maine.
Lisa Fisher – Vice President, Partner Relations
As Vice President of Partner Relations for PowerPay, Lisa Fisher manages and oversees Relationship Management and Partner Support. The focus of these areas is to develop and support PowerPay's existing Agents, Value-Added Resellers and Partners, assisting them in developing new business opportunities.
Lisa started her career in processing as an outside sales agent before coming to PowerPay in 2008 to manage PowerPay Capital. She was promoted to Manager of Agent Support in 2010 and to Director of Sales Support in 2011, leading her team work to assist in bringing on new agents, training agents on new products, and being the liaison between outside sales agents and internal departments.
Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Lisa is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communications. She resides in South Portland, ME.