Founded in 2001 by Richard Bialek, BialekGroup Consulting is a Chicago-based group offering a comprehensive portfolio of services addressing a full spectrum of payments industry needs.
These services include, but are not limited to:
Market assessment and market research
New product development
Payment technology validation
We're here to help at every step of the way.
Rich Bialek, CEO
Richard has successfully launched businesses and developed products from inception to market for leading financial services companies. He has a proven record of revenue growth and P&L improvement with a focus on fast growth and turnaround businesses.
Richard's experience in the financial services industry includes his role as Head of Prepaid for Visa CEMEA where he was based in Dubai leading Visa’s prepaid product and market development for the CEMEA region. Prior to that role at Visa, Richard was SVP for Strategic Research and Intelligence for Visa International.
Melissa Bialek, Business Intelligence Analyst
With a background in Illustration, Animation, and Front-End Development, Melissa creates straightforward and visually impressive dashboards to support critical financial analysis.
She owns and operates TheHoney.dev, a small network dedicated to personal one-page spotlights for artists and developers.
We have experience with major, niche, and nonprofit clients across North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. With our expertise, we target the most promising market and product opportunities and then develop the go to market plans and deploy the financial, human and technology resources required for success.