Payment Alliance International
Our Innovative Leaders
Executive Committee MembersNeil Clark - Chief Executive Officer
David Kozal - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Scott McFarland - Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer
Dale A. Jones - Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Neil Clark is the Chief Executive Officer of Payment Alliance International (PAI) and is a seasoned ATM industry executive, setting strategy and leading the company in its next stage of history and growth. Clark co-founded ATM Express, Inc. (ATME) in 1999, leading the sales and marketing charge, along with Marty Ambuehl who ran the ATME operations and currently serves as a member of the PAI Board of Directors. The pair merged their nationally operated 17,000-unit ATM deployment business with PAI in 2008, catapulting the company into the number one spot as the largest, privately-held ATM provider in the United States. Post-merger, Clark served as senior vice president of PAI ATM Strategies, LLC until 2014. Prior to rejoining PAI as CEO, Clark was managing member of NHC Holding Co., LLC, a commercial real estate venture. Early in his career, Clark owned and operated both a retail store and a moving company based in Billings, Montana.
Clark attended Montana State University and is currently an elected official in Lewis & Clark County, serving as President of the East Canyon Ferry County Water & Sewer District. He also is a Board member of Harvest Evangelical Church as well as Moringa Tree LLC, a for-profit organization that helps impoverished women in third-world countries.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Kozal has over 25 year's financial experience in the Payment Processing Business. Prior to joining PAI, Kozal spent 20 years at First Data Corporation. Starting as a manager of Financial Reporting within the Finance Organization and eventually becoming the Chief Financial Officer of First Data Resource's Card Issuing business. Kozal was a member of the Merger and Acquisition team and the senior financial member of the First Data Client Renewal and New Business team. Kozal also worked at First National Bank of Omaha as a bankcard Financial Credit Card Analyst.
Kozal holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska. Kozal currently serves on the Habitat for Humanity Metro Louisville Board of Directors. In 2012, Kozal was awarded "CFO of the Year" in the Very Large Private Company category by Business First.
Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer
McFarland’s 20-plus years in sales management helps to drive Payment Alliance’s sustained revenue growth. He began his payments career with Cydcor, securing outsourced sales relationships with Cardservice International and First Horizon Merchant Services, securing more than 20,000 new merchant accounts annually on their behalf. In the consumer card issuing arena, McFarland had oversight on a global sales organization responsible for acquiring more than 12 million consumer applications annually.
McFarland gave eight years of military service, which culminated in an assignment to the U.S Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds.
Dale A. Jones
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Jones is a 23 year technology professional with expertise in telecommunications, data center management, software development and currently as the SVP/Chief Technology Officer, directs all aspects of the technology landscape for Payment Alliance International. Jones served as Director of Information Technology for ATM Express, which was purchased by Payment Alliance International in 2008. During his 7 year tenure with ATM Express Jones also served as co-founder and President of the industry-recognized ATM management web portal, PAIReports.com (formerly ATMReports.com).