Viking was founded 51 years ago as a call center and BPO provider. John O’Shea joined as President in 2011. Through John’s leadership, Viking’s payment processing service has grown 600% over the last 6 years. Today, they provide Debit Card, ACH and RCC processing to small dollar lenders. Their deep understanding of this vertical, coupled with their reliable and robust platform, have positioned Viking as a leader in the payments processing industry.
John is a former owner of Triad Financial Services. After a successful sale of the business, he served in similar roles at General Motors Mortgage, AllianceOne and ICT Group. John is a member of the Third Party Payment Processors Association and OLA, and serves on the Payments Advisory Committee. He has led innovative, high-performing companies for 30 years as a senior executive focused on Payments, Customer Contact and BPO markets. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College.