Beth Costa

Beth Costa

Beth is a partner in the firm’s Payments practice and Retail Banking practice in the Americas.� She specializes in payment products, with an emphasis on payment networks and solutions (including general purpose, cobrand, and private label debit, credit, and prepaid), online banking, e-commerce, mobile payments, loyalty and rewards, ACH, and EBPP. Beth has provided results-oriented advice as well as execution and implementation assistance to merchants, banks, networks, and technology companies on issues of strategy, product development, business entry/exit, consumer preferences, merchant perspectives, and benchmarking.Beth brings a unique blend of experiences and perspectives to her clients, having worked both in industry and also as a consultant.� Her industry experience includes leadership roles at banks and payment processors, as well as C-level responsibilities with Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX).� Her diverse background ensures that she provides a 360 degree view of payments from consumer, merchant, network/processor, bank (and MNO) perspectives – across any form of payment or channel.In addition to leadership roles at MCX, Beth was the Americas Market Lead at Edgar, Dunn & Company as well as the Co-Practice Lead of Financial Services at Dove Consulting. She holds an M.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, both from Carnegie Mellon University.�