Leo Daboub has more than twenty-five years of experience in the finance industry and as a successful entrepreneur, and over sixteen (16) years experience in the merchant processing industry. As senior vice president of business development, Daboub manages Atlantic Pacific Processing System’s internal sales team, request for proposal efforts and associations, unions, value added reseller, bank, credit union, government and municipality relationships. He additionally manages APPS’ ISO/MSP, ISA and referral partner relationships.
Daboub started his career with Payment Resources International as a salesman. He earned the Salesman of the Year award in his first year for overall sales success and by signing several large marquee accounts. Daboub was soon promoted to manager of business development overseeing major accounts, marketing, request for proposals, associations, value added resellers and bank relationships. In 2005, Daboub established TransFirst’s government services division (GSD). Signing the company’s first 10 municipality customers singlehandedly, GSD grew under his leadership with more than 50 new accounts brought on board. TransFirst promoted Daboub to senior vice president of business development, where he successfully ran and managed internal sales for the entire company.
A proven coach and mentor, Daboub positively influences both colleagues and direct reports alike. His trusted input on Atlantic Pacific’s executive team influences positive change which continues to expand the company’s growth and reach. His greatest strength is in developing key partnerships and relationships.
Daboub is actively involved in multiple municipal organizations, including the California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA), California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) and Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).