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As payments industry veterans, with companies including American Express and DnB, we utilize our expertise to connect, relate and source the top talent in the marketplace.

Our approach is partnership driven, with our skilled payments and fintech recruiting expertise focused on every client assignment.


“Group W Partners consistantly delivers high caliber sales talent that has enabled me to develop  world class sales teams at CheckFree Corporation, Bill Me Later, PayPal, CommerceHub, Forter and now IngoMoney.   Thier insight and industry experience in the technology and financial service sectors are a key differentiate in today's highly competitive and dynamic marketplace.”

Craig Eckstrom,
Chief Revenue Officer,
IngoMoney Inc.
and former
SVP Sales, PayPal


Tim Stainken
Managing Partner

Tim is a senior level executive with a track record of success as Vice President Sales, Vice President of Marketing and President with Fortune 500 and early stage payments & fintech companies. Prior to joining Group W Partners, Tim was with American Express Merchant Services for 15 years, leading sales teams and most recently managed the sales, marketing and demand generation functions for an emerging fintech organization.


Tim lives in the Greater San Diego area


Julie Lindley

Senior Partner

Julie joined Group W Partners following a distinguished 30-year career in a variety of roles with American Express including Global Commercial Card / B2B Payments, Merchant Acquisition and Regional Marketing. Throughout her career, Julie has consistently achieved success in recruiting, hiring and leading high performance sales and business development teams.

Julie lives in the Greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area


As a strategic payments and fintech recruiting resource GWP has developed an associate network of leading recruitment agencies to partner when requirements call for deeper financial technology sector expertise or expanded resources to scale for larger assignments .

Our Associate Recruitment Partners sector expertise include;

Marketing Technology

Decentralized Finance

Digital Transactions

Commercial Database

GWP Payments & Fintech Recruiter Associate Network

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