OB Rawls

CEO, Global Payment Processing

Following the completion of Paysafe Group’s acquisition of iPayment in June 2018, O.B. Rawls became first the strategic advisor to then Paysafe President and CEO Joel Leonoff, and then President of Payment Processing for North America for the Group. Since 2019 he has served as CEO, Global Payment Processing.

O.B. Rawls is Paysafe's CEO, Global Payment Processing. He is an accomplished executive with a demonstrated record of success in the payments, banking and technology sectors. As CEO and President of iPayment, he was responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the organization to achieve annual growth and exceed revenue objectives. Following the completion of Paysafe Group’s acquisition of iPayment in June 2018, O.B. became first the strategic advisor to then Paysafe President and CEO Joel Leonoff, and then President of Payment Processing for North America for the Group.

Prior to joining iPayment in 2016, O.B. served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Partner Solutions, First Data. His expansive career also includes executive leadership roles with Hypercom, Caredata, Unified Merchant Services and Bank of America. O.B. holds an MBA from Queens University of Charlotte and a BS in Social Work from East Carolina University.

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