IRVINE, California, June 7, 2011 — TrustCommerce, provider of comprehensive payment processing and risk management solutions, is pleased to announce Chris Gowins has joined TrustCommerce as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mr. Gowins will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of critical departments, establishing procedures and processes to ensure their smooth functioning. With more than 15 years experience in finance and business strategy, Mr. Gowins has managed teams of up to 65 employees and enjoys driving company growth through well-executed strategies and processes.
“Chris provides a base of knowledge, ingenuity and acumen that is critical to Trust as we continue our growth. I am thrilled to have him become part of our team,” Rob Caulfield, Chief Executive Officer, TrustCommerce.
Prior to joining TrustCommerce, Mr. Gowins held executive finance and accounting positions at leading companies, such as Farmers Insurance, KPMG, SunGard, DiTech (a GMAC subsidiary), E*Trade, H&R Block and UnitedHealth. Mr. Gowins studied Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting at California State University, Fullerton and is a CPA.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, TrustCommerce provides secure payment processing for companies of all sizes—from start-ups processing 100 transactions a month, mid-size companies processing 25,000 transactions a month, to Fortune 500 businesses processing millions of transactions per month from multiple locations. We safeguard the merchant-customer relationship by providing speed, security, reliability and a commitment to earn and keep merchant’s valued trust.