Customer Testimonials

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest – Ben Franklin. That’s what I’d say about Glenbrook!!”

Emily Stein
VP Business Development, BillGO

“As someone that is new to the industry, this experience has really helped to connect the dots throughout the process of transactional execution, end-to-end. I highly recommend this course.”

Jody Feiss
Portfolio Manager, Worldpay

“Best workshop of my career. They are the most knowledgeable professionals and make the complex simple.”

Emily Stein
VP Business Development, BillGO

“The Payments Boot Camp™ has done an amazing job at giving me a broader understanding of the payments industry in an easy to digest and engaging format.”

Tessa Dill
Money Solutions Specialist – Payments, Shopify

“Glenbrook’s program is a “must attend” if you want a career in payments.”

Sanjit Bose
Senior Director, Visa Inc.

“As someone that is brand new to the payments world, I found this Payments Boot Camp™ exceptionally helpful. The instructors were very engaging, friendly, and helpful.”

Selwyn Robinson
Product Owner, ABC Financial

“Great payments industry insights. Awesome instructors.”

Miguel Angel Barrera
Commercial Director LATAM, Juntos Global

“The course provides a thorough introduction to the different digital payments domains.”

Mutashobya Mushumbusi
Payment Systems Analyst, Bank of Tanzania

“Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp™ has given me the background I was lacking in payments to provide better support to my clients and become a more active participant in my company’s product discussions – great course!”

Ruthann Paulin
VP Client Experience, Payrailz

“Awesome Payments Boot Camp™ delivered by experts in a top class manner.”

Jacques Voogt
Project Manager, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

“Absolutely an excellent use of my time! Was recommended to come to this by a peer. Well worth it. I will pass on the recommendation.”

Matt Stehle
Account Technology Strategist, Microsoft

“I searched for payments knowledge upon joining my payments job and was told “learn on the job”. I spent the next 6 months learning along the way, only to find the Payments Boot Camp™ and learn everything and more in two days, while networking with industry peers!”

Rob Anicetti
Treasury Manager, Eventbrite

“Great overview of key concepts in payments. Instructors were amazing. Highly recommended.”

Danielle Cuiffetelli
Payment Strategies Industry Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

“One of the fundamental trainings to have for any payment practitioner.”

Daniel Minha
Advisor Digital Finance, Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT)

“Extremely beneficial in understanding the global payments landscape.”

Melanie Zieba
Payment Solutions Lead, Shopify

“A fantastic, one-day, crash course. Good – if not necessary – for any and every payments professional.”

John Wilson
Deputy Director, American Transaction Processors Coalition

“So many of my colleagues at Spreedly recommended the Payments Boot Camp™ that I had extremely high expectations, but Russ and Allen still exceeded them.”

Peter Cianci
Technical Sales Specialist, Spreedly

“After working in the industry the last five years, and directly the last six months, this course was long overdue. I learned a tremendous amount and reinforced even more. I would highly recommend to anyone new to the industry or just needing a refresher.”

John Wilson
Deputy Director, American Transaction Processors Coalition

“If you are new to the financial industry and need to learn about payments this is the course/training you should take.”

Pedro Pinho
Director Strategic Partnerships, Santander Group

“I’m pretty veteran in payments, but in certain niche areas. The Payments Boot Camp rounded out my understanding of all the other areas, shed light on some murky corners of familiar topics, and added some exciting new ideas! Great experience.”

Holly Caliri
Operations/Product Management, Xformative Payment Systems

“The instructors are fantastic – so knowledgeable, so ready and willing to answer questions.”

Laura Russo
Sr. Instructional Designer, Visa Inc.

“It’s hard for me to take two days out of the office, but the Boot Camp experience was one of those rare, high-value formats that genuinely moved my needle in terms of professional knowledge.”

Tom Byrnes
Chief Marketing Officer, Vesta Corporation

“A broad, brand agnostic contemporary commentary on payment trends.”

Monika Saksena
VP, American Express

“Great speakers and involved participants. Great learning experience.”

Adam Chernichaw
Attorney, White & Case LLP

“Great course for people with intermediate payments knowledge.”

Jeff Stewart
Business Analyst, Payments Canada

“Engaging, informed speakers that really know their stuff. But this is not a history class. A major focus on the new payments landscape and what’s on the horizon.”

Peter Mollins
VP of Marketing, Spreedly

“Glenbrook’s Payments Boot Camp is a very effective way to learn about payments (applied to many jurisdictions) in a short period of time. It is the first step in self-directed learning in payments. Start here.”

Colin MacIntyre
Business Analyst, Payments Canada

“Great overview of B2B payments for all perspectives!”

Jeff Stewart
Business Analyst, Payments Canada

“Great course! I learned a ton! I will recommend to my colleagues.”

Marie St. John
Collection Manager, Salesforce

“A must have course for every payment professional. Good mix of foundational material and emerging trends in payment industry.”

Ankush Singhal
Product Manager, Visa Inc.

“Boot camp delivers payments information in a way even a millenial can digest!”

Matthew Tambor

“Beth and Elizabeth provided insight on the Payments Systems’ purpose and functionality, and they made learning interesting.”

Karla Hollingshed
Product Development Liaison, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

“Current! Relevant! Practical! Engaging! Hiring managers seeking to onboard new talent in payments should look to this workshop and Glenbrook as a valuable resource.”

Jim Senn
Professor and Managing Director, Georgia State University

“Elizabeth & Beth do a fantastic job of providing a holistic overview of the payments landscape. Deep & impressive industry expertise.”

Ryan Masters
VP of Business Development

“Great content, informative on developing technologies and services within payments industry.”

Tito Milla
Chief Product Officer, Medxoom

“As someone brand spanking new to payments & Fintech, this 2-day payments boot camp has been invaluable. I’m excited to go back into my new role and use my new knowledge immediately.”

Ruth Galpin
Manager, Customer Success, Marqeta

“The workshop is well crafted providing insights across the payments landscape. The knowledge gained and the learning experience can be leveraged right away in the daily job responsibilities.”

Sundar Padmanabhan
Manager, Business Technology Solutions, Silicon Valley Bank

“The two-day workshop provides great introduction and overview of the various payments systems in the US and globally. This course is recommended not only for new entrants but for experienced as well!”

Mohan Chandrasekaran
Director, Visa

“I’ve never been so happy to be in the payments space! Glenbrook’s Payments Boot Camp solidified my choice!”

Victory Omotayo
Business Analyst, Payments, Shopify

“George and Russ know this material really well and have a friendly and easy-to-understand way of explaining it.”

David Snyder
President, 42TEK, Inc.

“Helps open new prospective to payments world, highly recommended.”

Vaishal Sheth
Product Owner, Enterprise Payments, eBay Enterprise

“I attended Glenbrook almost ten years ago. The quality of instruction brought me back today. It’s a must-attend workshop for any payments professional.”

Niandong Wang
Director, Business Development, Western Union

“The workshop gave us just the right level of content we needed to provide the basis of our future payments strategy.”

Chris Connolly
Founder, Tip-Bit

“Most engaging & stimulated several thoughts for what’s possible.”

Sherrie Littlejohn
EVP, Wells Fargo

“This is a high value course that I would recommend to my peers and members of my team. It provides an excellent knowledge base.”

Katie Franklin
Sr. Manager, Fraud & Payment Operations, Hotwire

“I would highly recommend this workshop to anyone part of the payments industry. It gives a good insight into the different players, cutting edge technology and trends.”

Sowmya Saiprasad
Director, Visa Inc.

“Content was good and I appreciated your willingness to engage in questions.”

Bret Leech
SVP, HR, Fiserv

“Great way to get up to speed on the payments landscape.”

Shahadat Hasan
Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Business Operations, eBay/Magento

“Essential course for anyone looking to best utilize payment data.”

Shahadat Hasan
Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Business Operations, eBay/Magento

“A high-value seminar, up-to-date with current and emerging trends in the industry, supported by very experienced speakers.”

Ravinder Singh
Product Manager,

“Very helpful in understanding today’s payment landscape.”

Jason Mick
Customer Success Manager, Strategic Accounts, CyberSource

“I am very interested and fascinated by the nuances of the payments industry. Understanding how the industry has evolved over time and where it is going, from such an experienced team, is very valuable and I would love to continue this relationship.”

Sam Levitt

“I would highly recommend this workshop for any new-hire in the payments space. Getting up to speed on the industry in 2-3 days is invaluable.”

Robert Graham
Sr. Manager, Global Client Group, American Express

“Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp is an outstanding course for folks new to the payments space. Wish I would have attended years ago!”

James Paulson
Sr. Manager, Global Client Group, American Express

“The Payments Boot Camp is a great primer for anyone interested in knowing more about the payments industry. The instructors were great: knowledgeable, friendly and approachable. I’d recommend this boot camp to my friends and co-workers.”

Vinay Mohan
Product Manager, Visa Inc.

“Good content from experts supplemented by knowledgeable attendees made it worthwhile.”

Uday Oak
Director, Visa Inc.

“Simplification and friendly explanation for a complicated world.”

Adam Calder
Senior Design Producer, PayPal

“Glenbrook Partners are pioneers in payment workshops and have once again put in great content for cutting edge topic “Bitcoin”.

Vinay Mohan
Product Manager, Visa Inc.

“The Payments Boot Camp is definitely worth for those new to the payments industry.”

Gerardo Del Toro
B2B Rewards Manager, BP

“Your best guide to all things payments, in 2 days.”

Ajay Tripathi
Engineering Team Leader, Intuit

“A dynamic & comprehensive program.”

West Richards
Executive Director, American Transaction Processors Coalition

“Superb workshop facilitated by real experts provoking lively debate. Recommended.”

Jon Lear
President, Earthport North America

“The content covered in the boot camp has empowered me to take my company into, and succeed within, the future of mobile payments and technology for the underbanked.

Mindy White
Product Development Manager, PreCash

“As a new participant in payments, the way the material was pulled together and presented was well-paced and helped me add context to the situations I’m encountering in my new role.”

Loring Harrop
U.S. Bank

“Very informative about overall payment landscape.”

Anurag Gupta,
Director and Chief Architect, PayPal

“A fantastic deep-dive into payments for beginners AND veterans. Carol & Scott are amazing instructors with a tremendous amount of experience & recognition under their belts.”

Yaasha Sabba
Product Analyst, Visa Inc.

“It not only provides rich subject content but is also an excellent opportunity to understand perspectives of your peers in payments.”

Raksha Bhola
Payments Strategist, Comerica Bank

“The Payments Boot Camp gave me a firm understanding of payment systems, as well as insight into where these systems are going in the future.”

Scott Isard
Director of Business Development, Aurionpro

“The Payments Boot Camp provides a significant insight on the market trends and upcoming payment options giving a good take away apart from teasing the thinking cells!”

Anusha Balasubramanian
Customer Strategy Specialist, Product, Western Union

“This is a must have for anyone wanting to be in the payments industry.”

Dhiraj Sharda
Director, Visa Inc.

“Sometimes you are in one specific area of payments and for me to be able to see the big picture was illuminating.”

Hugo Cuevas-Mohr
Director, IMTC – International Payments Assn.

“Having made a change to a completely different industry, I was a newbie in payments space. My time with Glenbrook provided me with confidence I needed to look potential partners in the eye and speak their vocabulary.”

Emilio Disanluciano
Sr. Director Business Development & Partnerships, Jumio Inc.

“A must for anyone in payments – just the right amount of details that can be explored further in another session or separately.”

Mukund Muralidharan
Lead Systems Architect, Opus Software

“Glenbrook does an unbelievably good job of making sense of the vast, complex and fast-moving payments landscape.”

Suzan Suer
Principal, Collabigence Consulting

“The boot camp was a unique opportunity to immerse myself in the world of payments. As a newcomer to the industry, this experience was invaluable.”

David Penn
Research Associate, The Finovate Group

“This boot camp is brilliant! It is a must attend and must “refresh” for anyone in payments industry – regardless of role, level, or curiosity.”

Pushkar Sinroja
Sales and Marketing Head, Opus Software Solutions

“As a newcomer to the payments industry, I found the Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp to be an absolutely worthwhile investment. The material includes an effective mix of industry fundamentals, case studies & emerging trends. Carol & Scott are obvious experts in the field, & their “insider” takes on the industry’s history, major players & changing dynamics added a compelling dimension to their instruction. I look forward to applying & building upon the foundational knowledge I’ve developed through the course.”

Emily Vince
Marketing Manager, Intuit

“The complexity of different types of payments is made very simple by the great instructors. Great networking opportunity & public workshop enables to hear perspectives from various audience coming from different industries.”

Krishna Komanduri
Business Leader, Visa Inc.

“The most significant and well-formed courses for beginners and payment professionals. The Glenbrook team efficiently explains complex subjects with simple phrases and practical examples. Thanks!”

Evgenii Terentev
Head of Software Product Development Bureau, CompassPlus

“A must for all payments professionals, highly recommended.”

Shankar Pandravada
Lead Product Manager, PayPal

“I’m humbled by the depth and breadth of info in this space.”

Jim Hancock
Director Product Development, Digital Insight

“Awesome experience that succinctly introduces the entire breadth of payments subjects. An excellent foundation on which to build a successful payments understanding & career.”

Joe York
Product Analyst, Visa Inc.

“Every current or aspiring payment executive should attend.”

Dave Dutch
CEO, PayLease LLC

“The Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp is a must for anyone in the payments product space. Importantly, bank deposit product and card leaders can learn about the evolution of the payments ecosystem and understand emerging mobile payment technologies to help them leverage potential revenue and marketing opportunities.”

David Harmuth
Senior Consultant Retail Banking, David Harmuth Consulting

“Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp was instrumental in providing basic understanding of payments industry ecosystem and ever changing emerging payments industry.”

Paul Lewis
Payments & Disbursements IT Sr. Manager, Capital One

“Detailed, thorough, interesting and pacey. I didn’t think I’d be awake after a 2-day course on payments. Let alone excited!”

James Cronin
CIO, Venda

“Carol and Bryan kick ass!! It’s clear that they know payments and do well sharing that knowledge.”

Albert Deschenes
Partner, Vendo Services

“Second day was very good. It helped me better understand “wallets”.”

Luz Church
Manager Policy Strategy and Governance, American Express

“Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp was time worth spent learning about U.S. & global payment systems, new trends with just right amount of information presented in very interactive manner. Thank you, Glenbrook.”

Prashant Desale
Sr. Business Leader – Quality Assurance, CyberSource/Visa

“A must for someone new to the payments space. Great, practical experience brought by the instructors.”

Bill Davidson
SVP, Qualcomm Investor Relations and Firethorn Sales & Marketing, Qualcomm/Firethorn

“Very informative and great resource for understanding a complex industry.”

Ramin Salem
Director, Operations Programs & Payments Management, YapStone, Inc.

“Great workshop! Thanks for helping clarify the payments landscape!”

Korey Flint Warzala
Regional Account Manager, CyberSource

“Excellent introduction for a software guy – thank you!”

Eric Martin
Piggyback Media, Inc.

“The content is highly relevant for anyone in the payments industry, even newbies and seasoned industry veterans.”

Brian Grech
Corporate Strategy, PayPal

“We now have a number of additional innovations to explore that would not have occurred to us without our engagement with Glenbrook.”

Ray Garcia
CTO, Payfone

“The presenters were knowledgeable and engaging, and it was a great opportunity to network with people in the industry.”

Todd Callow
Sr. Manager, Business Development, Intuit

“I wish I had attended five months ago, when I started my job. I enjoyed learning about interchange.”

Steve Statler
Director, Strategy, Qualcomm

“Great analysis of the emerging payments players – sorts through the hype to help understand the business model and critical success factors.”

Johnny Roland
Cisco FS Industry Consulting

“The Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp provides an insightful overview of the past, present, and future of the payments industry. The instructors are very knowledgeable to passionate about the material and present it in a way that is easy to comprehend.”

Lisa Mead
Relationship Manager, Premier Accounts, Global Payments

“Glenbrook’s Payments Boot Camp provided a comprehensive overview of payment systems in the U.S. I was particularly impressed with the amount of material the training covered while mastering the ability to organize the information into digestable bites. The information provided on Card, Check, ACH, etc. was informative regardless of how many years you may have in the payments industry. Of particular interest was the discussion around emerging payments (eCommerce, Mobile, POS, B2B, etc.). Great job Glenbrook!”

Stacy L. Williams
IPS Manager, Intuit

“A great blend of attendees – from industry veterans to managers from start-ups – made the Payments Boot Camp very interesting.”

Mayuri Ghosh
Business Development Manager, Opus Software Solutions

“I wish everyone at PayPal was required to take Glenbrook. A must for anyone in the payment industry.”

Jonmichael Moy
Country Product Manager, PayPal

“The Payments Boot Camp cleared up much of my confusion on several payment topics.”

Eric Leboie

“Regardless of your level of experience, there is simply no better way to get a comprehensive and insightful view of the payments industry today than to attend a Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp. Carol and Scott cover the established and emerging players from a perspective that only their experience can deliver. The curriculum is masterfully organized, insights driven, and relevant for today’s payments professional. If you do one thing for your career development this year – do this!”

Faith Price
CEO, Faith Price Consulting

“The collective payments experience of the Glenbrook cadre is immense and lends tremendously to the payments experience.”

Gary Pearcy
Wells Fargo

“Great to know about the payment business, the best payments seminar I’ve ever been to!”

David Mora

“The class does a good job of taking a very complex subject and making it digestible.”

Theresa Casey

“The Payments Bootcamp was one of the best training courses that I have attended. The combination of the content covered and instructors’ depth of knowledge made this course very informative and valuable. In addition, the broad cross section of attendees resulted in very meaningful real world discussions. I would strongly recommend this course to anyone with payment product responsibilities.”

James Cook
CheckFree Corporation

“The Payments Boot Camp exceeded all my expectations, and I can’t wait to put all this new found knowledge to work on my projects.”

Andrew Pruitt
Early Warning Services

“Very thorough understanding of payment systems & industry challenges. I would recommend to anyone in the payments industry for a broader understanding.”

David Hunter
First Data

“The brain trust between the two presenters is amazing. The most comprehensive education in the payments industry I’ve come across.”

Kevin Lewis
VP Client Relations, ESC Loyalty

“Terrific, broad, perspective and overview of the payments world, and on how bankers think about emerging players.”

Virginia Holman

“You guys really know your stuff. I thoroughly enjoyed the session!”

Kristine Bonaimo
American Express

“As someone with close to thirty years of payments industry experience, I was not sure if it made sense to attend the Boot Camp but after the session I was sure it did. There are so many nuances, silos and constant change in the industry and the content was very thorough and thought provoking in addition to the diversity of the attendees which all added up to a valuable experience.”

Steve Klebe

“I entered the Boot Camp as a complete payments newbie, but I am leaving feeling like an expert. This is a great tool for anyone looking to play catch-up in the industry.”

Stephen Johns

“Glenbrook’s instructors are very knowledgeable about the payments in general. The class is very engaging. It saves me hundreds (of hours) of research time.”

Victor Yu

“The boot camp was a great way to get my whole team up to speed fast on payments industry structure, market economics, and the competitive landscape. The presenters were knowledgeable and engaging and brought insight to the industry that really opened our eyes to new opportunities for us to pursue.”

Rob Goldberg
Pitney Bowes

“The Payments Boot Camp has been a tremendous value add for me. I will recommend it my team members.”

Narendranji S. Ragani,
Manager Payment Solutions, Kanbay Inc

“Glenbrook keeps the information relevant.”

Corinne Fok
Visa International

“Great Program to get 360 degree view on the payments industry with great analysis on the economics of payments.”

Kaushik Roy
Kabira Technologies

“A must for payments professionals.”

Mustafa Shehabi
Sr. VP Sales & Marketing, ISTS Worldwide