About Juan Ortiz
Juan Ortiz is the consummate sales professional. With more than 25 years in electronic payments Juan brings experience in acquisitions, sales growth, motivation and team building.
Juan Ortiz started in the merchant services industry in 1998 as an Account Executive with Data Transfer Associates (DTA), an ISO in suburban Chicago. From DTA he moved to OnLine Data Corp, where he managed over 400 independent sales agents nationwide. Later, as a Partner and Vice President of Business Development for Bluepay, Inc., Juan played a key role in Bluepay’s acquisition of 33 merchant portfolios and the sale of Bluepay to First Data in October, 2017 for $760M. Today Juan lends his expertise as a consultant and entrepreneur in electronic payments to Field Guide clients.
At the same time Juan Ortiz developed a highly successful, parallel career as a motivational speaker. He shared his wealth of first-hand knowledge about overcoming adversity and achieving success. He has spoken at hundreds of conferences and business meetings and inspired hundreds of thousands of people in the US and several countries around the world. He is the author of two books about his journey, “Never Forsaken, the Juan Ortiz Story” and “Always Learning, the Juan Ortiz Journey.”