Abe Maghaguian has more than twenty years of experience as a senior executive in the financial and payment processing industry. As chief executive officer and president of Atlantic Pacific Processing Systems, Maghaguian actively implements his think forward initiative to create a unique, boutique orientated organization with a client-first mentality. Known for his tireless work ethic, Maghaguian has successfully led APPS’ transition to become an full-fledged Acquirer/ISO/MSP in partnership with TSYS. His strong background in finance, business development and technology, coupled with pivotal leadership capabilities has created a corporate culture focused on the development and delivery of strategic initiatives which drive profitability and bottom-line results.
Known for implementing change through the development of innovative and creative business practices, Maghaguian champions advanced business processes resulting in unprecedented organic growth strategies. Throughout his career, he has continually generated new growth opportunities by identifying high-growth market segments and implementing new products and services.
Maghaguian earned his MBA degree from Concordia University in Irvine, California. He currently serves on the dean’s advisory board for the school, and also sits on the TSYS client advisory board. Maghaguian shares Richard Hickman’s passion for charitable endeavors that benefit the community and maintains an active involvement with Teen Challenge and Convoy of Hope.