Dave Fortney is Executive Vice President, Product Development and Management for The Clearing House. In this capacity, Mr. Fortney is responsible for defining strategy, identifying synergistic opportunities and overseeing the development of new products for the company. Currently, Mr. Fortney is leading The Clearing House’s initiative to develop, pilot and launch a secure digital payments tokenization system. Prior to joining The Clearing House, Mr. Fortney held executive roles at Metavante Corporation, including President of the ePayment Solutions Division and Chief Technology Officer. Previously, he served as EVP and CTO of Paytrust, an online bill management company and as Senior Vice President of Payments and Access Strategy for Bank of America, where he was recognized by former CEO Hugh McColl with the “Crystal Hand Grenade” Award. A Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina, Mr. Fortney graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and earned a Master’s degree in Operations Research from Stanford University.