Cheryl Gurz is Managing Director and Emerging Technology Segment Manager for BNY Mellon Treasury Services. In this capacity Cheryl acts as a payment strategist and thought-leader identifying industry trends and analyzing their potential impact on the firms� global payments business. She is responsible for investigating emerging payment technologies (e.g., Ripple/ODL, Blockchain) and for determining if and how BNY Mellon may leverage them for continued growth within the Treasury Services business. Ms. Gurz has been a speaker at multiple industry conferences, including SWIFT NY Forum, BAFT, AFP Annual Conference, Windy City Forum, TEXPO, New York Cash Exchange, and NACHA Global Payments Conference.Cheryl joined BNY Mellon in December 2012 and brings over 25 years of payments/cash management �experience from diverse roles including product and market management, finance, payment operations and internal consulting. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, she held leadership roles across global transaction banking, specializing in providing strategic solutions to the industry at Citi, HSBC, and MBNA. She began her career at The Chase Manhattan Bank through the Internal Audit Management Development Program.Ms. Gurz holds a Bachelor of Science Accounting degree from Niagara University and a Master of Organizational Leadership from Wilmington University. Ms. Gurz is a U.S. patent holder and a member of The Clearing House Finance Committee, BAFT NA Council, NACHA Payments Planning Committee and Wall Street Bitcoin Alliance.
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