Marqeta named “most influential” by Payments: Next

We’re thrilled to share that our Head of Strategic Accounts, Meredith Altenhofen, was named one of PaymentsSource’s Most Influential Women in Payments: NEXT. This award recognizes high-achieving women in payments under 40 who are on a path to become C-suite leaders of tomorrow.

Meredith has worked in payments for almost ten years and joined Marqeta in 2017. From the start, she stood out as a sharp leader with a keen ability to set impactful strategies that would help guide our successful partnerships. As one of the first hires on our partnerships team, Meredith has led various key projects and serves as a trusted thought leader on complex and challenging negotiations.

In addition to her extensive payments expertise, Meredith leads a team of six business development and customer success professionals. She is a constant advocate for her team and sets extremely high expectations while also committing herself to their individual growth and success.

“Strong leaders are most successful when they inspire and empower others. Meredith does this every day,” said Renata Caine, SVP, International Strategy,& Planning at Marqeta. “In 2019, she won the One Marqeta award, which honors the individual that aligns closest with our company values and delivers results through meaningful collaboration. She genuinely loves the payments industry, the people in it, and the innovation she’s leading. I have no doubt that she has C-suite potential in the future.”

We’re so proud to see Meredith on this powerful list of tomorrow’s female leaders in payments and fintech. We can’t wait to see what she does next! View the entire list here.