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Pattie Dillon

Director of Swap A Gift

Pattie Dillon is the Swapagift Director and leads the product management and development for driving innovative and result oriented solutions to serve the secondary gift cards market.

Pattie’s background includes over 20 years of retail, wholesale and technology experience. She is one of the pioneers in the Age and Identity Verification Industry. Pattie was the founder of Etalinc, a marketing and technologies company, launched in 1996 serving multiple niche markets.

In 2002, Pattie’s company began development of a non-intrusive privacy oriented virtual age and identity verification software solution. The application was designed to restrict unauthorized access and reduce losses due to fraud. During the development Pattie’s company filed for a patent pertaining to fraud prevention and personal information privacy which was granted in 2010. In 2006, Etalinc was acquired and Pattie served as a senior level executive at Veratad Technologies until early 2012 when she joined, LLC a sister company.

Pattie attended Delhi University in Delhi, NY. She has 3 children and 3 grandchildren and resides in the Pittsburgh area. When she is not working she enjoys the arts and is an amateur photographer.

T’was the Week after Christmas…and Some Cash Would be Nice!

By Pattie Dillon | Published January 2, 2014
With 8 out of 10 shoppers purchasing gift cards for the holiday season, I wanted to give our readers a [more]

Do it Yourself: We’re Having a Gift Card DIY Sale!

By Pattie Dillon | Published October 10, 2013
Before the holidays hit, and Black Friday is the buzz about town, you can save on almost any purchase by [more]

Interchangeable Gift Cards Offer Multiple Ways to Save

By Pattie Dillon | Published March 18, 2013
Interchangeable Gift Cards Offer Multiple Ways to Save Most price-conscious clothing shoppers know that Old Navy is a subsidiary of [more] Gets Grilled! – An Interview with Pattie Dillon

By Pattie Dillon | Published March 6, 2013
An Interview with Pattie Dillon Who’s on the grill today? Pattie Dillon, Director of Swap A Gift at Gift [more]

Holiday 2012 Dubbed the Year of the Gift Card

By Pattie Dillon | Published January 10, 2013
December 2012 dubbed the year of the Gift Card. The fiscal cliff hanger added to the uncertainty of the economy, [more]

Online Coupons – Discounted Gift Card Combo Savings

By Pattie Dillon | Published September 17, 2012
Coupons have been a staple of frugal shoppers for years looking to save money for any and all of their [more]

Back To School with the Most Popular Discounted Merchant Gift Cards!

By Pattie Dillon | Published July 29, 2012
The hunt is on! Parents scouring through flyers, stores clearance racks and online web sites to find the biggest sales, [more]

Indian Nations Unite to Preserve Sovereignty and Offer Alternative Financial Products

By Pattie Dillon | Published July 5, 2012
Native American Tribes throughout our nation have been economically impacted more than of the rest of the U.S. with some [more]

Setting Trends in Alternative Financial Services

By Pattie Dillon | Published June 3, 2012
The Check Cashing industry has been under government scrutiny for years due to their perceived high percent charges for cashing [more]
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