Our Core Team

Gary Roboff

Senior Advisor

Gary Roboff is a Senior Advisor to the Santa Fe Group where he focuses on payments, risk management, mobile financial services, and information management. Gary has almost four decades of experience in financial services planning and management, including 25 years at JP Morgan Chase where he retired as Senior Vice President of Electronic Commerce. Gary has worked extensively in electronic payments, payments fraud, third part risk management, privacy and information utilization, as well as business frameworks and standards for electronic commerce applications.

Gary was a founder of the International Security Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA); led the effort to return the Bank to the merchant services business with the founding of Chase Merchant Services LLC (now Chase Paymentech); and led the development of pinned debit services at Chemical and Manufacturers Hanover. During 1993 and 1994, while on assignment from Chemical Bank, Gary served as President and CEO of the New York Switch Corporation, (the NYCE ATM and Debit Network), and was a founder of its successor corporation (NYCE Corporation, now an affiliate of FIS).

Gary has served on the Board of Directors at multiple companies and organizations including ISTPA, the NYCE network, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Association, and served on the Board of Trustees at Clark University for 12 years, nine of them as Vice Chair.

Gary received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Clark University, and has completed additional graduate work at M.I.T.