As a payment technologies company with a foundation built on cards and digital offerings, we facilitate connections between people and technology via traditional and next generation solutions that enhance people’s everyday lives. We aim to inspire and delight our customers with market-leading quality products and service and platforms that make working with us easy.
With a focus on helping our clients elevate the customer experience, we are committed to product consistency, proven execution, innovation, and world-class service. We provide a wide range of scalable options to clients of all sizes.
With more than 20 years of experience as a trusted partner to financial institutions, CPI Card Group® is a leading provider in payment card production and related services, offering end-to-end credit, debit, and prepaid payment solutions delivered physically, digitally and on-demand. Covering a broad range of needs, our solutions include EMV chip, mag stripe, RFID, dual interface, metal, personalization, packaging, fulfillment, instant issuance, digital payment services, and more.
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CPI™ continuously works to enhance our offerings and to create and deliver next generation products and solutions that meet the demands of the marketplace and exceed customer expectations. From EMV and dual interface to metal cards, instant issuance, on demand personalization and digital card issuance, we serve a diverse set of customers.
Our customers include many of the largest U.S. issuers of debit and credit cards, the largest global managers of prepaid debit card programs, and thousands of independent community banks, credit unions, group service providers and card processors.
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Serving customers from locations throughout the United States, CPI has a large network of high security facilities, each of which is registered as PCI compliant by one or more of the payment brands: Visa, Mastercard®, American Express and Discover®.
We embrace practices and a commitment to limiting our impact on the environment, preserving natural resources, and creating innovative and responsible products.
Our sustainability initiatives include: reducing natural resource and energy consumption, creating innovative, value-add products and solutions that reuse and leverage recycled materials, and recycling activities to divert waste from entering the environment.
Scott Scheirman has over 30 years of progressive and successful business leadership experience, primarily with financial services and technology enabled companies. He has extensive executive leadership, strategic financial, operations, international and governance expertise. Mr. Scheirman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Western Union (NYSE:WU, a Fortune 500 Company) for seven years. Mr. Scheirman also held a variety of executive leadership and financial roles of increasing responsibility at First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) during his fourteen year tenure with the company. Prior to joining First Data Corporation, he was with EY for seven years. Most recently, Mr. Scheirman was the CEO of JKL Ventures LLC, a strategic advisory and private investment firm. He has served as a member of CPI Card Group’s Board of Directors since October 2016. Mr. Scheirman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado.
Lane Dubin has served as our SVP and General Manager, Prepaid and Instant Issuance since January 2018, and previously served as SVP Sales and Marketing since joining CPI Card Group in August 2016. Mr. Dubin has over 20 years’ experience as a global sales, client, and business development executive in the card, financial services and business travel industries. Most recently, he was the Head of Global Sales at American Express Global Business Travel, responsible for running a global organization focused on securing and managing the largest business travel accounts in the world, representing billions of dollars of travel volume. In his prior role he was Vice President, Business Development – North America, at American Express Global Business Travel where he oversaw and led activities for North America sales. Earlier in Mr. Dubin’s career, he held roles with increasing responsibility with American Express including; Vice President-Business Development, Financial Education Services for American Express Financial Advisors and Director of Sales and Business Development for Ketera Technologies, a technology start-up incubated by American Express. Mr. Dubin is a graduate of Ursinus College and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration.
Lori Frasier has served as Chief Human Resources Officer since October 2019. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Frasier served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Performance Management for Key Equipment Finance, a division of KeyBank NA, since September 2013. In that role, Ms. Frasier was responsible for strategic planning, marketing & communications, employee development initiatives, client insights, new product development, sales performance and analysis and enterprise project management. Ms. Frasier joined Key in 2003 as Senior Vice President Global Human Resources and was promoted to Senior Vice president of Strategic Services in 2009. Prior to joining Key she held various positions of increasing responsibility in human resources and operations at First Data Corporation. Ms. Frasier earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver and Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver. She has also completed the University of Michigan’s Continuing Education, Strategic Human Resource Planning Program.
Rob Grant has served as our VP and Chief Information Officer since April 2018, and is responsible for driving overall IT strategy, Cyber Security roadmap, and technology operations. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Grant served as Vice President of Global Technology and Cyber Security for Colorado-based footwear company Crocs, where he provided executive leadership for IT strategy and delivery as well as building a strong Cyber Security presence globally. He has over 20 years of proven technology/business leadership success with some of the most dynamic and progressive companies in the area. During his career, he held key technology leadership positions with Newmont Mining, IHS, and JD Edwards. Mr. Grant received his degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Northern Colorado and has Graduate studies in Business Management at the University of Maryland.
Sarah Kilgore has served as our Chief Legal and Compliance Officer since December 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Kilgore was Of Counsel with Moye White LLP, a law firm based in Denver since June 2017. Prior to Moye White LLP, Ms. Kilgore founded and provided legal services through Kilgore Legal Group, LLC from December 2011 through June 2015. Prior to establishing Kilgore Legal Group, LLC, Ms. Kilgore served as Associate General Counsel, Governance and Securities for Western Union from 2006 to 2011. Additionally, she held various legal positions at First Data Corporation and AT&T Corp., and was in private practice with Sherman & Howard LLC. Ms. Kilgore earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University.
John Lowe has served as our Chief Financial Officer since July 2018 and has over 15 years of executive finance and accounting experience. Mr. Lowe recently served as CFO of SquareTwo Financial Corporation, a Denver-based financial services company with over $300 million in revenue. Prior to his role as CFO, Mr. Lowe held multiple leadership roles with SquareTwo including Treasurer and VP of Finance. He has also held various financial positions of increasing responsibility at Archstone, a Real Estate Investment Trust, as well as with Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Mr. Lowe is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a B.S. in both Accounting and Finance.
Guy DiMaggio has served as our SVP and General Manager of Personalization since Jul 2018. Mr. DiMaggio is a financial services executive with over 20 years of experience building and leading world-class operations and customer service teams. Prior to joining CPI, he was the SVP and Head of Operations for iPayment Inc, responsible for leading all client support and relationship management in the merchant acquiring / card processing industry. Prior to iPayment, Mr. DiMaggio served as the SVP of Integration and Indirect Business Channel for Vantiv. He also spent nearly a decade in executive roles with increasing responsibility working globally for Western Union, including Vice President of Operations for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, & Pacific. Mr. DiMaggio earned his MBA from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business and he holds a BA in Communications from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.
Kevin O’Brien has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since April 2018, and previously served as Director of Corporate Accounting and SEC Reporting since joining CPI Card Group in March 2016. Prior to joining CPI, Mr. O’Brien served as the Director of Financial Reporting and Compliance of Sports Authority, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, from 2014 to 2016. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. O’Brien served as the Assistant Controller of CIBER, Inc. (OTCPK: CBRIQ), an information technology and services company. Prior to joining CIBER, Inc., Mr. O’Brien was a Senior Audit Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 2002 to 2011. Mr. O’Brien holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado.
Awards and Recognition
As thought leaders in our industry, we actively participate in next generation products and solutions.
CPI received the 2016 Center of Excellence Award at the Secure Technology Alliance’s annual member meeting. The program recognizes member companies who reach the highest level of active participation in the Secure Technology Alliance, a not-for-profit, multi-industry association focused on smart card technology. As the U.S. payments market continues to evolve rapidly, CPI was recognized for its role in supporting the migration to EMV payments by providing market insights and education.
Recognized among the world’s largest providers of financial technology by American Banker and BAI, CPI Card Group was named as a member of the 2015 and 2016 FinTech Forward 100 list of leading technology providers in the world. The ranked list of companies, a collaboration of American Banker and BAI, can be viewed here: Fintech Forward Top 100 List
CPI was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the New Products – Business-to-Business Products category in The 16th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. The mission of the Stevie Awards is to recognize and generate public awareness of excellence in the workplace worldwide. The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing business awards program in the United States.
CPI is a leading provider of integrated credit, debit, and prepaid debit card solutions in the U.S., having made strategic investments and grown both organically and through market relevant acquisitions over the past 20 years.
In 2010, we acquired certain assets of Premier Card Solutions, a leading provider of financial payment cards, data personalization services and tamper-evident security packaging for prepaid debit cards. Premier’s utilization of the payment card brand networks significantly enhanced our offering to prepaid debit card customers.
To address market demand for customization and immediacy, we acquired EFT Source in 2014, a recognized leader in the financial technology industry, in order to offer Card@Once instant issuance and expand personalization and end-to-end services.
To support our customers with the U.S. market migration to EMV beginning in 2015, we invested in our physical infrastructure and equipment platform along with information technology and human capital across our network of facilities. We offer contact EMV, contactless EMV and dual interface EMV (contact and contactless).
Our most recent innovations, including CPI Metals™, CPI On-Demand™, and CPI Digital™ represent our investment in re-inventing the “how” of payments and addressing the evolving needs and expectations of our customers including differentiation, customization, speed, flexibility, and omni-channel delivery.