David L. Peterson, CheckAlt’s Chief Development Officer is an eBanking pioneer, with 38 years as an entrepreneur and content expert on electronic banking and payments. David’s focus is on expanding CheckAlt’s robust options for assisting financial institutions with deposit automation and billers with acquiring and posting traditional payments.
As a seasoned entrepreneur and thought leader, he is frequently published in regional and national publications on a wide range of electronic banking, innovation and strategic thinking topics. David previously served as President of U.S. Dataworks, a CheckAlt Company, which focuses on, advanced payment processing. He also founded Goldleaf Technologies, a leading provider of electronic payments software, correspondent banking and online banking services to independent financial institutions, where he was instrumental in establishing electronic banking and payment systems for commercial banks both in the U.S. as well as throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
David also previously served as Executive Vice President for Q2, a virtual branch software provider where he focused on enterprise-wide strategic initiatives, product direction and executive consulting. He remains active in U.S. payment and virtual banking initiatives, currently serving as Vice Chairman of PaymentsFirst, a regional payment association based in Atlanta Georgia, ArgosRisk, a business health tracking service provider, based in Minneapolis Minnesota, Citizens Community Bank of Valdosta GA and Softgiving, an Atlanta startup that is bringing new payment options to Donor Dependent Organizations.
Peterson’s passion is to assist individuals and businesses to think more creatively to spur innovation and enable good decision-making. In April 2016, Peterson authored Grounded, a management/leadership book providing insight on making good decisions in a crisis. When not participating on the leadership team at CheckAlt, performing virtual keynotes and workshops or sailing the Caribbean, he spends his off hours, golfing, fishing or playing the guitar.