Chief Executive Officer
Robert Lisy, Chief Executive Officer, has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the board of Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC since 2009. He has worked over 25 years in the retail financial services and electronic payment processing industry. He served as the Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of Vigo Remittance Corp. from 2002 to 2006. He spent over seven years at Western Union in various sales, marketing and operational positions of increasing responsibility from 1991 to 1998. He was a Founding Partner of Direct Express/Paystation America, where he served as the Chief Operating Officer and a board member. He played an integral role in the successful sale of Direct Express to American Payment Systems in 2000. Mr. Lisy served as both Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Chief Operating Officer of American Payment Systems during his four-plus years there. Mr. Lisy also served as the Vice President of Biller Solutions for Princeton eCommerce and Director of Softgate Systems, Inc. Mr. Lisy holds a bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University.
Chief Operating Officer
Joseph Aguilar, Chief Operating Officer, has served as Intermex’s Chief Operating Officer since September 2019. Prior to joining Intermex, Mr. Aguilar was a senior executive at Sigue Corporation; starting in 2005 as the Chief Auditor, he established the Internal Audit function for its U.S. and Mexico Operation. Following several successful audit cycles he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all operations and technology functions of the global organization. In 2014 Mr. Aguilar was promoted to President of SGS, Ltd. UK, the International Division of Sigue Corporation, with responsibility for all aspects of the business in the EU, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and South Asia. Prior to his roles at Sigue Corporation, Mr. Aguilar held senior roles at BBVA Bancomer, California Commerce Bank and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank of California. Mr. Aguilar received his Bachelors of Art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara; he is multilingual speaking English, Spanish and French.
Chief Financial Officer
Andras Bende joined Intermex on December 7, 2020. He was recently the chief financial officer for Computer Services, Inc., a financial technology company. Previously, Andras held several international chief financial officer and controller roles during his time at GE Capital. Bende is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program and the GE Corporate Audit Staff, and holds a bachelor’s degree in financial management from Clemson University.
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
With 20 years of legal experience, Ernesto Luciano comes to Intermex from Kaplan Higher Education, LLC where he was the vice president & associate general counsel, which he held since 2016. While at Kaplan, he was the lead attorney and led a legal team dealing with a vast array of complex commercial transactions, in which he developed business oriented legal solutions for internal business clients. Prior to Kaplan, Luciano was general counsel for Verizon Media’s U.S. Hispanic and Latin American division and also held senior legal positions with Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO), Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., and Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS), among others. Luciano earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany, his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed all course work for his Master of Laws from the University of Miami School of Law.
Chief Revenue Officer
Randy Nilsen, Chief Revenue Officer, has served as Intermex’s Chief Revenue Officer since September 2015. Prior to joining Intermex, Mr. Nilsen served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Sigue Money Transfer Services (“Sigue”), a global remittance provider from 2011 to 2015 where he was responsible for Revenue Generation through Acquisition and Retention of both Agents and Consumers within North America. Prior to his employment with Sigue, Mr. Nilsen was the Chief Franchise Sales and Operations Officer at Jackson Hewitt from 2008 to 2011. Prior to Jackson Hewitt, Mr. Nilsen was with Western Union from 1987 to 2008 where he held roles with increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and sales planning and was responsible for business units in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Mr. Nilsen is a graduate of the Executive Management program at the University of California Los Angeles’s Anderson School of Management and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from Brigham Young University.