Lou Anne Alexander, group president of payment solutions, leads the Early Warning payments product line. Alexander’s team is currently focused on creating faster payment solutions for financial institutions. She played a key role in the company’s acquisition of clearXchange, advancing Early Warning’s real-time P2P and Network Services offerings. Alexander is a frequent contributor on topics ranging from payments, retail banking, and risk for American Banker, PaymentsSource, The Wall Street Journal, PYMNTS.com and others. She has presented at industry events including Money20/20, BAI Payments Connect, NACHA Payments and others.
Alexander joined Early Warning in 2009 and has held several leadership positions while expanding the payments and risk product roadmaps. As a recognized banking industry veteran, she served for more than two decades in executive positions at Wells Fargo, Wachovia and First Union National Banks.
Alexander holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and an M.B.A. from Queens University in Charlotte, NC.