President of Payments @ Early Warning
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.