Senior Managing Director
Paul Walsh is a Senior Managing Director with Calera Capital and a member of the General Partner. Paul is the former Chairman and CEO of eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic funds transfer services, prepaid card processing, and global outsourcing solutions to more than 10,000 financial services companies in more than 80 countries. eFunds also provided point-of-sale fraud prevention solutions to retailers and electronic benefits processing services to government entities. As Chairman and CEO, Paul led a dramatic improvement in the company’s operating performance and stock price driven by revenue growth initiatives, strategic acquisitions, rationalization of non-core assets, and cost reductions. Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE: FIS) acquired eFunds in September 2007 for approximately $1.8 billion. Paul has also held various senior leadership positions at established businesses including Wright Express (CEO), BancOne Diversified Services (CEO), Norwest Capital Management and Trust (SVP), and Diners Club Germany (CEO). He is also a former member of the Board of Trustees at Thunderbird, School of Global Management. He received a B.S. in Engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Boston University (with Honors). Paul and his wife, Janis, are both natives of Maine where they live during the summer while escaping to Arizona for the winter.