WesPay Staff

Meet Kim


Kim Bickford

SVP, Industry Relations

Creating member benefits makes me happy!

Kim has served as WesPay’s Senior Vice President of Industry Relations since 2018. Her responsibilities include developing our strategic partnerships with industry and trade organizations as well as FinTech’s as well as ensuring internal operations run smoothly. Kim is responsible for internal operations of the organization including finance, technology, vendor management and personnel administration. Prior to that, Kim served as the Vice President, Member Services. Kim serves on Nacha’s Governmental Relations Advisory Group as well as the Faster Payments Council’s Education and Awareness Work Group.

Prior to joining WesPay in 2008, Kim served on the WesPay Board of Directors, chaired the Education, Marketing and Communications committee, and served on the Corporate Network Marketing Forum Committee. Prior to becoming part of WesPay's team, Kim served as the Vice President of the Northwest Regional office for Southwest Corporate Federal Credit Union and Chief Operating Officer of Northwest Corporate Federal Credit Union. Kim is the treasurer and Chair of several high school related activities. Kim is a member of CalSAE and a former member of the American Financial Professionals and has taught courses on various payments subjects including credit union marketing and ACH origination for businesses. She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Oregon. Kim is married and enjoys spending time with her three kids.

She enjoys photography, gardening and watching her kids play sports.