experience that makes a difference


Patti Lamb - President

Patti Lamb specializes in the placement and development of merchant processing and debit card programs.  She is a noted industry veteran with more than 17 years’ experience in banking, specializing in stored value card development, compliance and merchant accounting. Ms. Lamb began her career on Capital Hill where she served as press secretary to The Hon. Kenneth Gray (D-IL) and then executive assistant to Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, former Speaker of the House of Representatives.  She currently consults with financial institutions, card issuers andtransaction processors for compliance issues and debit card programs.  



Valerie Bishop - Managing Director

Valerie Bishop is a global business force who has been assisting companies to realize their vision for over three decades. Ten of those years she lead the $1.b retail marketing efforts for Fortune 30 companies Compaq Computer and Digital Equipment.  Her leadership spans Europe, Asia, Canada and the USA.  Now, as a sought after Consultant she help emerging and leading edge companies realize their brand's potential. She is passionate about applies best in class strategies and execution methodologies to maximize ROI.


James Rider - Marketing Director

James Rider is highly regarded for his strategic and visionary skills. He has played an instrumental role in developing high profile projects and strategy for some of the greatest brands of our time: Including the Olympics, and the America’s Cup, Coca-Cola, AARP, Nissan and the Newseum. He has also headed up commemorative pieces for Congress, the Mars Rover Missions and designed Presidential stamps. His insights, creative direction and strategic development focus on building customer centric brands that will stand the test of time.


Jessica Busman - Client Services Manager

Jessica Busman has been helping organizations effectively run their businesses for the past ten years.  Through her various roles she learned the importance of consistency, standards, and strong interpersonal communication. Jessica ensures that all clients are supported throughout their business journey by individually connecting with clients in a personal “one on one” manner.