In his capacity as Financial Services Practice Leader, Payne focuses on the dynamic banking, fintech and financial services sectors. Payne joins Verasoni Worldwide after a storied track record of achievement within financial services, most recently as Director of Business Development at BDO, a global accountancy and business advisory firm. Prior to BDO, Payne served as Chief Operating Officer of BFS Group, one of the nation’s leading BOLI advisory firms focused on the banking industry. He served as partner at Stevens & Lee, a national law firm where he focused on banks and the financial industry. He brings with him over 25 years of demonstrated expertise in banking and financial services.