Abe Maghaguian

Chief Payments Officer

As the former President and CEO of Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems – acquired by Stax in 2023 – Abe has held executive leadership roles for over twenty years.

In his role as Chief Payments Officer at Stax, Abe is responsible for the entire client experience, implementations, relationship management, and customer relations for our merchant and partner customers. He has demonstrated success with team member growth and retention, as well as creating and managing successful strategies to deliver an exceptional client experience. Approaching leadership from his extensive experience in finance and operations, Abe has built multiple successful business development channels.

Abe is an alumnus of Concordia University in Irvine, California, where he obtained both his undergraduate and MBA degrees. Continuing his engagement with academia, he is an active member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the university.