“Streamlining onboarding and improving the customer experience is the best way to help independent merchants scale their businesses.”


Aran January serves as the Vice President of Risk & Underwriting for NMA. With a background in the Fortune 500, Aran brings massive experience to his position. Aran is committed to make it as easy as possible for new members to join NMA while managing and reducing risk. He ensures every member receives the personalized service they need in order to thrive.

Aran is dedicated to creating a simpler transition for businesses at all risk levels joining NMA. He works with his team to build and improve risk management, underwriting and boarding through process innovations as well as new technology solutions.

Aran is committed to helping NMA’s members scale their companies as needed while safely maintaining their processing.

Aran holds an MBA in Business Analytics from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.