June 25, 2013 – LifeWork Search has added Laura Patterson, formerly of American Express and Bank of America Merchant Services, to its executive search team. Ms. Patterson will lead the firm’s new compliance / fraud / risk desk. Her merchant services career started in 2002 with American Express, focusing on the acquirer side of the business. Her most recent position was with Bank of America Merchant Services. Working in the industry, she gained not only market experience and working knowledge of the payments industry, but knowledge of customer needs analysis and increasing profitability. LifeWork Search is an MRINetwork affiliate with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. MRINetwork has more than 600 offices in over 35 countries.