Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Quincy McKnight
Quincy McKnight is the founder of QPay Inc., a global, online gateway e-commerce and tech firm that helps online retailers and restaurant chains process payments efficiently and effectively. Entrepreneur, visionary, and consultant of many clients and a master of relationship building, explains the character of Quincy McKnight. McKnight created QPAY originally in 2012 to represent an early on market of businesses around the country in need of merchant processing. QPay recently built a portfolio of Small Businesses to large Corporations within the U.S. and is currently processing over $12 million annually. QPay recently became one of the first few online, non-bank processors to transact payments in China. QPay is the first payment facilitator in Tennessee to transact for the cannabis transactions in the authorized states.
Formerly, Quincy McKnight has worked with JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Fifth Third Bank and PNC Bank while bringing 13 years of Debt/Equity financing and servicing leadership, Business Development, and entrepreneurial expertise and executive management experience to his role with the company.
McKnight has more than 15 years in Venture Capital expertise beginning with the company Premier Group Capital, where he served as Broker. After selling his portfolio in 2011, he served as the VP of Business Development for Bain Capital (World Pay 2012-2014) and Castle Venture Group in 2014-2016. Currently, he sits on several boards in Tennessee as well as a member of the Payments First organization. From 1997-2002, he was elected to the State President for the NAACP for Tennessee Youth and College Division. He chaired the “We Build People” Program at the YMCA of Rutherford County, while being a board member in 2002. He is a member of the Commercial Finance Association, former Board Member of the Hospital Hospitality House of Nashville and a notable speaker at various ETA Conferences. Quincy is passionate about philanthropy, politics and sports and actively gives back to the local Adoption organizations in which QPAY participates in. Away from the office, Quincy enjoys great music, boating, running and talking politics with close friends.