Vice President of Business Development
Updyke has been a business development leader for over three decades and brings in-depth experience across the ATM, payments, and retail spaces. Before his role at FCTI, he spent twenty-three years with convenience store giant, 7-Eleven®, leading the financial planning and business development teams. As a part of this work, Updyke led the development of the first widely deployed, multi-functional, Windows-based ATM.
In addition to his time at the number one convenience store chain in the United States, Updyke spent over nine years managing various business units including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom and, eventually, global development for worldwide ATM provider, Cardtronics. Over the past five years, he has provided insight and strategy to domestic and international businesses as a financial payments and retail consultant.
As Vice President of Business Development, Updyke is responsible for maintaining and improving current client and vendor relationships and cultivating new revenue opportunities and partnerships.