Tony DeSanctis brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to Cornerstone Advisors. As co-lead of the firm’s Payments practice, Tony helps financial institutions optimize their payments businesses. He created and facilitates Cornerstone’s Payments School and works directly with clients to develop custom payments plans and strategies.

Before joining Cornerstone, Tony was senior vice president at Bank of Hawaii, where he managed the relaunch of the bank’s credit card program. During his time at Bank of Hawaii, Tony managed numerous areas, including credit and debit card, dealer indirect lending and mobile banking. Prior to Bank of Hawaii Tony served in management roles at Bank of America and MBNA overseeing operations, technology, marketing, vendor management, call center and finance.

Tony is a contributing writer for GonzoBanker, Cornerstone’s blog; and CU Management, a publication of the Credit Union Executives Society; and he is frequently quoted in industry periodicals, including ABA Banking Journal and  Credit Union Times.

Tony has a bachelor’s degree in business finance from the University of Maine and holds a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.