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Meet the Group W Partners  Team

As payments industry veterans, working for companies including American Express, DnB, Equifax and Lexis Nexis we utilize our experience and 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.


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 for 15 years, leading sales teams and most recently managed the sales and marketing teams for an emerging fintech organization.


Tim lives in the 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 Dallas area



Glen Pfaff

Associate Partner

Glen joined Group W Partners as an associate, he brings over 30 years of sales leadership experience, with major corporations including American Express, Equifax, and LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In addition to his payments recruitment expertise he is President and Founder of GJP Consulting a leading sales acceleration consulting firm. 

Glen lives in the Chicago 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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