On-Line Strategies Adds Executive Team Member

May 12, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
DALLAS, TX (May 12, 2010) On Line Strategies, Inc. (OLS) , a leading provider of card-based transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, announces the appointment of Ron Barker as Business Development Director. Barker will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and for delivering technical project management services to OLS customers.

"As OLS executes on our growth strategy, building both infrastructure and product offerings, we will benefit from Ron's knowledge of the industry, leadership abilities and technology experience," said Terry Richards, OLS Founder and CEO. "Ron's expertise is directly in line with our goals of offering integrated processing solutions for the complete transaction cycle to innovative companies across a variety of vertical markets."

Prior to joining OLS, Ron spent two decades with ACI Worldwide in product development. Ron was involved in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for BASE24, BASE24-eps and was instrumental in defining the processes and procedures adopted by ACI Worldwide for product implementation. The SDLC methodology implemented under Ron's leadership included standardized procedures for all aspects of implementation from customer pre-sales requirements, to design and development, through QA and on-going customer support.

Since 2008, Ron has delivered specialized IT professional consulting to small businesses serving their IT and Payment Systems needs. As a industry-expert, Ron has served a variety of clients and their partners, providing system design and integration services that enable the delivery of automated transaction and settlement processing solutions Ron specializes in assisting clients with complex, multi-system integrations which provide virtual, prepaid debit card solutions across traditional payment processing infrastructures.

"I am honored to join the OLS team of payment industry experts and look forward to contributing to the company's growth efforts as a member of a truly innovative organization," said Ron, adding "I am impressed with the level of customer service, expansive product set and the advanced technology solutions offered by OLS. It is very rewarding to be involved with such progressive thought leadership. "

Based in Omaha, NE, Ron Barker can be reached at 972-432-7146 or barker@olsdallas.com.