Cathy Beardsley

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Bias in Banking: How FSC Is Leading the Charge in Fight for Fairness

Ask most people what they remember about the 1997 film “Boogie Nights,” and they’ll probably recall Heather Graham dancing around as Rollergirl, or the infamous pool party, or Mark Wahlberg finally — spoiler alert — unveiling his prosthetic penis.

Segpay's Cathy Beardsley Named One of Forbes' '50 Over 50'

Segpay’s Cathy Beardsley has been named one of Forbes “50 Over 50” outstanding business leaders, in the “Money” category.

Corey Silverstein Reveals Special Guests for New 'Legal Impact' Webinar

Adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein will host the next live, online edition of his "Legal Impact" series, titled "Crypto & NFTs in Adult: Wave of the Future?" this Thursday at 2 p.m. PDT with special guests Marie Bossette, owner of Marie Bossette Entertainment, and Cathy Beardsley, president and CEO of Segpay.

Segpay Reports Banner Year, Record Growth

Segpay finished 2021 up 25% in overall growth, the company has announced, resulting in the best revenue year in its 16-year history.

FSC Announces 2022-24 Board Election Results

Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has announced the results of its 2022-24 Board of Directors election.

Segpay Intoduces New 'Segments' Payment Option

Segpay has introduced its newest payment option, Segpay Segments, which allows merchants the freedom to "customize and use their own compliant checkout page" while still processing through Segpay.

Segpay Launches Colorful New Web Presence

Segpay has announced the launch of a new "colorful, content-rich website" that is mobile-friendly and SEO-enhanced with "the specific goal of becoming a sales agent on its own," noted a rep.


Women in Adult: The Chief Execs Driving Adult Entertainment

Leadership is genderless, as is the skillset required to be an effective leader, yet there is a prevailing narrative in the mainstream media that the adult industry is lorded over by misogynistic men.

Alejandro Freixes ·

Storm Blazers: How Industry Leaders Rose to the Challenge of a Tumultuous Year

Mere months after the COVID-19 lockdowns sent shockwaves throughout the world last year, we reached out to industry leaders to discover how they were “Countering Crisis” in our June 2020 cover story.

Industry Leaders Gather at 1st XBIZ Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Adult industry leaders and community members gathered for today's inaugural XBIZ Virtual Town Hall, where they discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their personal lives and businesses.


Capturing the Best Team in Today’s Tight Job Market

Have a job opening you can’t fill because there are too few good applicants to choose from? It’s happening across the country, especially for technology jobs.

Cathy Beardsley ·

From Sale to Scale Across the Globe

Is business booming and you’re thinking about expanding your customer base? Have you considered establishing an entity in another region of the world?

Cathy Beardsley ·

Segpay Rolls Out 'Post Pay' for Token-Based Services

Segpay has announced the launch of Post Pay, a feature designed to give merchants more control over how they authorize and settle purchases.


Navigating Traffic as a Payment Processor

Drivers commute in traffic every day. Sometimes it moves, sometimes you don’t go anywhere and sometimes you hit a pot hole and throw out your alignment. Payment processors deal with the unpredictability of traffic, too.

Cathy Beardsley ·

No Need to Panic Over GDPR Compliance

The last several weeks have been anxious for all of us. The frenzy leading up to the May 25 compliance deadline for the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) had many reaching for the panic button. Everyone seemed to be asking, what do we have to do? How do we do it?

Cathy Beardsley ·

Payment Processing Challenges Facing the Cam Market

Cam sites are hot. It’s estimated that at any given time there are an average of 12,000 cam models online with nearly 250,000 viewers. While the models handle the viewer traffic, it’s the payment processors who handle the risk for merchants.

Cathy Beardsley ·

SegPay's Cathy Beardsley to Deliver 1st-Ever WIA Keynote at XBIZ Miami

XBIZ is pleased to announced that Cathy Beardsley, SegPay’s president and CEO, will deliver a special keynote address that sets the stage for the inaugural 2016 WIA Summit at XBIZ Miami.


Q&A With SegPay's Cathy Beardsley

It didn’t take long for SegPay CEO Cathy Beardsley to turn the startup high-risk biller into a profitable company. After all, Beardsley’s a veteran processing executive who has more than a dozen years of experience leading and managing payment processing companies.

Rhett Pardon ·

WIA Profile: Cathy Beardsley

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Women like Cathy Beardsley, President and CEO,

Women in Adult ·