Theresa Gongora

Theresa Gongora

Head of Corporate Strategy & Planning


Theresa Gongora was recently announced as the Senior Vice President, Finance of TSYS, an S&P 500 company.  In her new role, she is the senior finance executive for TSYS’ merchant solutions segment, a top US merchant acquirer.  Theresa leads all financial decision-making on strategic and tactical matters as they relate to financial planning, portfolio management and funding growth.

Prior to her recent move, Theresa was the head of corporate strategy and development, where she was responsible for leading the strategy development and strategic planning activities, at the enterprise and operating segment levels, to support the enterprise with charting a course to deliver long-term shareholder returns and profitable growth.   She has been instrumental in executing on TSYS’s acquisition activity over the past 5 years, the most recent transaction being the $1B acquisition of Cayan. 

Theresa is President of the Board of Directors of W.Net, a professional organization serving the most influential women in payments.  

Theresa holds a Masters in International Management from Thunderbird, School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona, a Juris Doctor Degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and a Bachelors Degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  She is a Member of the Ohio State Bar.