Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Sanchez Computer Associates Inc.
Marcia E. Heister has been appointed senior vice president, secretary, and general counsel of Sanchez Computer Associates Inc., a global provider of software and services to financial institutions.
In this role, Heister will advise the Sanchez staff and its board of directors on legal issues affecting the company, provide legal review of contracts and proposals, steer policy for compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and supervise representation in litigation matters.
Heister was most recently senior vice president and the first general counsel of Memphis, Tenn.-based Concord EFS Inc., a Fortune 1000 electronic transaction processor and owner of the MAC and STAR EFT networks. Previously, Heister was executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary for Wilmington, Del.-based Electronic Payment Services Inc.
A graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law, Heister has been active in a number of professional associations and civic organizations, including the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC, formerly the American Corporate Counsel Association) and the Pennsylvania Bankers’ Association’s Legal Affairs Advisory Committee. She also serves on the board of directors of Philadelphia Friends of Outward Bound.