MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samaha and Associates, a Miami-based provider of consulting and project management services to credit unions, banks and others within the financial industry, has named Disa D’Andrea as senior consultant, contributing to the company’s national growth strategy.
In her current role, D’Andrea will be responsible for assisting financial institutions with their overall technology, including the vendor selection process. She will also play a key role in software implementations and support, project management, vendor relations, and process improvement.
With more than 20 years as a technology professional, D’Andrea has played key roles at financial institutions and has worked with over 300 clients, supporting software upgrades and implementations, and advocating for operational satisfaction. Additionally, she has managed teams responsible for maintaining banking software including core systems, online banking systems, real-time ATM, Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems and ancillary systems.
She previously worked with Fiserv, Inc. as director of client management, First Place Bank as vice president of IT-core systems, Too, Inc. and Bank One Corporation as a senior financial analyst. Focused on fostering vendor relationships and managing project implementation, D’Andrea brings a broad set of experience including client management, project management, sales and information technology.
“In expanding our national footprint, we added Disa to our team, leveraging her work as a banking professional with expertise in software solutions and operational efficiencies to provide a more competitive edge in the pursuit to help our clients succeed,” said Sabeh Samaha, president and CEO of Samaha and Associates. “Disa’s experience and proven ability to maintain close relationships with clients aligns with Samaha’s commitment to ensure a better experience for our clients throughout the search, selection and implementation process of software conversions.”
D’Andrea holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration in Accounting and Information Systems from The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) and is a certified project manager through the Bank One program at the University of Denver (Denver, CO).
About Samaha and Associates
Founded in 1998, Miami-based Samaha and Associates is a provider of consulting and project management services to credit unions, banks and others within the financial industry. The organization has more than 200 years of collective experience and has completed more than 450 projects for clients. Additional information can be found at www.ssamaha.com.