Ficanex Team

Andrew Obee, President & CEO

Andrew's primary focus is on understanding the rapidly changing financial services landscape, building on the past successes of the organization and identifying strategic opportunities for future growth and value creation. Andrew has an extensive background, knowledge and experience in financial services, payments, strategy, governance, and technology in both the private and public sector.

Michael Barr, Head of Sales and Marketing

Michael is responsible for managing our trusted professional relationships with financial institutions across Canada. Michael has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian financial services marketplace and brings passion, expertise and integrity in collaborating with current and potential clients.

Tarak Saha, Head of Strategy and Operations

Tarak is responsible for the business operations of the organization, as well as working alongside the CEO to transform the business and expand into new payment arenas. Tarak has an extensive background in financial services and is integral in evaluating future opportunities for the business.

Andrea Pain, Senior Manager Client Solutions

Andrea is responsible for building out business solutions for our financial institution clients. Andrea’s background includes over 25 years of experience in sales and relationship management, working with financial institutions and major retailers in the ATM, POS and switching services space.

Megan Brab, Network Operations Manager

Megan is responsible for assisting in the successful operations of the business and is a key contact for our member financial institutions. In addition, Megan is involved in marketing initiatives, financial modelling, strategy and research. Megan is a BBA graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University.

Heather Harris, Project Manager

Heather is responsible for managing the execution of new product and service offerings for FICANEX. This includes working with various partners across the industry to ensure mutual success for everyone involved. Heather is a PMP certified Project Manager with over ten years experience in Project Management. Heather graduated with a degree in Business Management and a major in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University.

Liselle Ramcharan-Briscoe, Integration Manager

Liselle is responsible for the planning and implementation of projects as they relate to the integration of fintechs in the Canadian payments space. Liselle has over twenty years of experience in information technology and project management, at the business, technical and consultative levels in various functional areas such as Insurance, Finance, Retail, Media and Telecommunications. She is a certified PMP and graduated from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine with an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a Master’s degree in Digital Systems.

Catherine Nguyen, Business Operations Analyst

Catherine is responsible for daily operational tasks and leads part of the operational transformation to drive efficiency in the organization. Catherine actively researches relevant industry articles and monitors emerging companies in the fintech space. Catherine graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree, specializing in Supply Chain Management and Operations.

Iryna Sorochynska, Operations Coordinator

Iryna is responsible for supporting the Operations Team with day-to-day business functions, including network operations, customer support, marketing and accounting. She has over ten years of financial services experience and has graduated from York University with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management.

Daisy, Director of Greetings (DOG)

Daisy, joined the team at FICANEX Services when we moved our corporate head office to Oakville, Ontario in July 2015. Daisy brings love and passion to her role and when not attending in-office meetings or greeting office guests, Daisy can be found napping in her office. To make an appointment with Daisy please contact any member of the FICANEX team.