PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - The Board of Directors of Heartland Payment Systems (
A resident of Philadelphia and Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Breakiron-Evans is an experienced director and committee member who is currently a director with Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, as well as a Trustee of Stetson University. Ms. Breakiron-Evans is also an experienced financial executive and board member with 30 years of finance experience, including 14 years in industry and 16 years in public accounting. She has held a variety of senior executive roles with Towers Perrin & Company, CIGNA Corporation, Inovant (subsidiary of VISA), Transamerica Corporation, and Arthur Andersen & Company.
"Maureen's background and depth of financial and technical experience are an ideal fit with our need for a new director and, more importantly, for enhanced expertise on our audit committee," says Bob Carr, chairman and CEO of Heartland Payment Systems. "As Heartland continues to grow, it's imperative that our board continues to be comprised of experienced professionals who will contribute and guide the company through various growth opportunities and situations. The entire board looks forward to working with Maureen."
Ms. Breakiron-Evans holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and mathematics from Stetson University, a master of business administration from Harvard Business School, and master's degree in liberal arts and art history from Stanford University.
About Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (
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Michael J. LaCosta
Director of Public Relations
Heartland Payment Systems
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