Reese Porter has served as an EVP and General Counsel of Merchant e-Solutions, a Top 25 U.S. payment card processor and acquirer, since February 2016. Reese has spent his 14+ year career at the intersection of law and business helping financial services, FinTech and Healthcare IT companies navigate regulatory and strategic challenges. Reese’s prior experience includes seven years as a corporate and securities attorney at two leading Atlanta law firms, and three years as General Counsel of PaySpan, Inc., a healthcare reimbursement and payments company, where he started the in-house legal department and managed all legal, compliance and security matters. Reese is active in the payments industry as a member of FinTech Steering Committee at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and is a past Co-Chair of TAG’s FinTech Innovation Challenge Program. He received his JD/MBA and BA from the University of Florida.