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James G. Kelly

Executive Chair

James Kelly is Executive Chair of our Board of Directors. He served as independent Chair of the Board from October 2023 to May 2024. Mr. Kelly previously served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of EVO Payments, Inc. (“EVO”) from May 2018 until EVO’s acquisition by Global Payments, Inc. (“Global Payments”) in March 2023. Prior to EVO’s initial public offering in 2018, Mr. Kelly served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of EVO Payments International from 2012 to 2018.

Before joining EVO, Mr. Kelly held several leadership roles at Global Payments from 2001 to 2010, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2010 and Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Kelly served as a managing director of Alvarez & Marsal, a leading global professional services firm, and as a manager of Ernst & Young’s mergers and acquisitions and audit groups.

Mr. Kelly currently serves on the advisory boards of Madison Dearborn Partners and Broad Sky Partners and is a member of the board of directors of MoneyGram International Inc. and Great Gray Trust Company. He also serves on the National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.