Jennifer Schroeder Joins PULSE to Lead Operations

HOUSTON, May 2, 2013 — PULSE, one of the nation's leading debit/ATM networks, has named Jennifer Schroeder as Executive Vice President, Operations. Schroeder's responsibilities include overseeing the network's implementation, certification, processor client services, compliance and fraud management departments. She reports directly to PULSE President Dave Schneider.

Prior to joining PULSE, Schroeder served for 20 years at Discover Financial Services, most recently as Director of the Discover Network Client Support team. In this role, she was responsible for managing operational and compliance relationships with Discover's North American merchants, acquirers, issuers and key vendors.

"Jennifer brings a wealth of operations experience to this position and we are pleased she has joined PULSE," said Schneider. "As part of the Discover Network Operations leadership team, Jennifer played a key role in transforming operations by helping to develop strong leaders and teams well positioned to support the evolving payments landscape."

The move follows the decision of Warren Coles to retire after more than 24 years with PULSE.


PULSE, a Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) company, is a leading debit/ATM network, serving approximately 6,100 financial institutions across the United States. This includes more than 4,100 issuers with which PULSE has direct relationships and 2,000 additional issuers through agreements PULSE has with other debit networks. PULSE links cardholders with ATMs and POS terminals at retail locations nationwide. Through its global ATM network, PULSE provides worldwide cash access for Diners Club and Discover cardholders through more than 900,000 ATM locations. The company also is a source of electronic payments research and is committed to providing its participants with education on emerging products, services and trends in the payments industry. For more information, visit


Patty Sendelbach
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