Jamie Walker is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Atlanta-based Elavon, Inc., a leading global payments company and wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Walker has responsibility for Elavon’s global acquiring business, operating with more than 4,500 employees in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and throughout Europe.
Since Walker was named CEO in 2017, Elavon has expanded its integrated payments and eCommerce businesses at the company’s Concourse campus in Sandy Springs and added 200 new jobs there through early 2019. The company plans to hire approximately 500 employees globally over the next three years and currently employs more than 730 people in Atlanta.
Walker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and marketing from Emory University, where he also played baseball. He and his family live in Atlanta and are active in the community.