Liz is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at CMSPI a global consulting and technology firm focused on making payments more productive. Liz leads global supply chain payment partner relationships and supports merchant client payment strategies to help merchants improve transaction productivity and optimize customer paying experiences. Prior to joining CMSPI, Liz was at Amazon.com where she led strategic payment acceptance initiatives for alternative payment method acceptance, managed global acquirer relationships, and led U.S. federal payments and financial services policy. Liz has extensive policy experience in payments, financial services, emerging technology, data security, and business profitability. Liz has held senior policy and industry affairs positions at the Merchant Advisory Group, National Restaurant Association, and the Food Marketing Institute.