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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective January 8, 2013, William Hernandez, 55, has joined the Board of Directors (the Board) of BillMyParents, Inc., a Colorado corporation (the Company). Mr. Hernandez was appointed as the Companys President on November 12, 2012.
Mr. Hernandez brings over thirty (30) years experience in the global financial services, payments, transaction processing, card network, and brokerage industries. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Hernandez was President and CEO of Conifer Consulting Group, a unique financial services and payments consulting company that provides a broad range of strategic and project-based services to financial institutions supporting credit and debit card portfolios, card associations, private label card issuers, payment products companies, merchant acquirers, processors, retail bank and merchants to the US and global markets. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Hernandez was Executive Vice President at Epana/Unidos Financial, a financial services and telecommunications company delivering relevant products (Prepaid Debit, Money Transfer, Bill Payment, Loyalty, Prepaid Phone cards, Small Business Loans, etc.) to Hispanics in the US and Mexico. From 2005 to 2006 Mr. Hernandez was Executive Vice President of First Data Corporation where he directed the US Card Strategic Financial Services organization supporting key clients such as such as American Express, Capital One, HSBC, Discover Financial and Bank of America. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Hernandez was a Senior Vice President of the Americas for MasterCard International, managing sales and business relationship teams nationally for the largest US-based financial institutions such as GE, US Bank, Bank One, Wells Fargo, Barclays, Bank of America, USAA, RBS Citizens, WAMU, Fifth Third, etc. Prior to MasterCard, Mr. Hernandez was employed by Citibank for eleven (11) years, where he held various international executive positions and where he spearheaded global consumer banking and consumer card products, services and access channel for Citibanks businesses in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Hernandez has also previously held executive positions at Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., Shearson American Express and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Hernandez and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Hernandez was appointed as a director of the Company. Mr. Hernandez has not entered into any transactions with the Company that are required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: January 14, 2013
/s/ Michael R. McCoy
Michael R. McCoy
Chief Executive Officer