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We work with a wide range of industries and companies. To date, we have worked with large employers, payroll processors, human capital management companies, and a variety of other professional groups.

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Leadership Team

Brian Brinkley

Chief Executive Officer

Brian is a leader in omnichannel commerce and digital payments. Brian founded Zave Networks which was acquired by Google in 2011 and became a key component of Google Wallet. Brian has held executive roles at Sprint PCS and OCtel Communications.

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Jessica Pass

Head of Service Delivery

Jessica has over 10 years of experience in leadership positions leading high-performance teams in prepaid technical implementations, software quality assurance, account management, and fraud analysis. Jessica has led the effort of building out the implementation, customer service, account management, and operational areas of QRails.

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Chris Huber

Head of Product Development

Chris has over 15 years of experience in Enterprise and startups, focused on omnichannel commerce and digital payments technology. Chris co-founded Zave Networks which was acquired by Google in 2011 and became a key component of Google Wallet. Chris is a product expert and is responsible for the product direction of AnyDay.

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Cary Strange

Chief Revenue Officer

Cary has been head of sales at a number of successful, early stage businesses in payments as well as adjacencies like expense management and payroll. Previously, he was interim Chief Operating Officer at Brink’s Money. Prior roles include being SVP, Business Development at Pex Card; VP, Sales and Marketing for ExpenseAble prior to its acquisition by Insperity; and VP for Sales and Marketing at ExpenseWire.

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Nancy Lester

Head of Finance, Administration, and Corporate Legal

Nancy was head of M&A and Strategy and on the Executive Committee of Bunzl plc for 14 years, following 6 years there as Legal Counsel. Prior to that she was an attorney at Slaughter and May.

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Mike O’Malley

Head of Data Services

Mike has over 30 years of experience designing high-performance analytic data solutions and leading teams to deliver them to clients. This includes building modern data warehouses and data lakes on most leading RDMS as well as AWS Cloud. He has worked with many of the large corporations in the Kansas City Area and has broad experience across numerous business domains. He has also worked for Brian Brinkley at Sprint, Zave Networks, Google, and now QRails.

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Doug Earp

Head of DevOps

Doug oversees the company’s security and global information technology (IT) organization, with responsibility for the deployment of QRails products as well as other innovative technologies and programs. He has led Fortune 500 enterprise IT initiatives and several executive teams to success as a CTO for over 9 years. This includes building out international data centers on several continents and architected systems for the largest financial organizations.

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James Troutman

Head of Infrastructure, Architecture, Development

James is a leader in the engineering and architecture of multi-platform e-commerce systems. He has previously held leadership positions where he built systems that scaled to support billions of transactions.

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Karen Henricksen

Controller

Karen comes to QRails after being an independent business owner who has provided consulting, training, and other business financial services for Retailers, Non-Profits and Service Providers by developing and reorganizing their Finance/Accounting strategies and procedures. She has also worked for larger corporations in healthcare and the Oil and Gas industries.

Jim Ackerson

Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships

Jim brings global card and payment experience across multiple verticals including retail brands, financial institutions, bankcard associations, and card processors. Jim has held leadership roles at Marqeta, MasterCard, I2C, Citibank, MBNA, and AAA.

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Jonathan Weiss

Vice President of Business Development

Jon has worked in the HCM / Payroll space for many years developing “White Labeled Solutions“ for partners to enhance their product and service offerings helping them to be more competitive in the marketplace. Before joining QRails, Jon held executive partnership roles at Nettime Solutions (acquired by Paychex) and eLabor (acquired by ADP.)

Kelsey Castellano

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO

As QRail’s Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO, Kelsey is responsible for all office procedures and human resources coordination. Kelsey received her degree in Hospitality Management and prior to joining the QRails team, she managed front office operations for Marriott Hotels.

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Advisory Team

Laurence Molke

Founder / Board Member

Laurence has over 30 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in technology and financial services including corporate finance and private equity. He is the founder of several digital and Cleantech businesses including Global3, Carboneco, Arclem and FNX.

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David P. Jackson

Board Member

Dave has been serving as the CEO of IC Group – Marketing since 2002. IC Group serves financial institutions of all sizes in card manufacturing, card personalization and fulfillment, and transaction processing. IC Group’s customer-centric focus helps clients navigate the everchanging payments ecosystem.

Angus Walker

Board Member

Angus is a founding member and senior analyst of the investment team at EFM Asset Management, an alternatives global growth equities manager based in Hong Kong. EFM is a specialist investor in the technology and financial services industry where it takes high conviction positions in public and private companies backed by deep fundamental research. Prior to EFM, Angus’s roles include working in the Group Strategy team at Commonwealth Bank where he focused on the digital banking and payments landscape throughout Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Alan Morgan

Advisor

Alan Morgan is co-founder and Chairman of MMC Ventures, an investor in early stage growth companies operating in the digital economy. He also invests via his investment vehicle Adfisco at start-up and seed stage in financial services businesses.

Alan Morgan formerly was a senior partner in McKinsey & Co. where he led the Financial Services Practice in UK, Europe and then the Middle East. From the early 90s he was a Board member of McKinsey’s Investment Office.

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Jonathan Hughes

Advisor

Jonathan is the Co-Founder and President of Pollinate, a UK-based firm reinventing merchant acquiring with banks. Jonathan was previously the Chief Operating Officer for Technology at Worldpay Group plc. He spent four years with Worldpay while it was under private equity ownership, and was deeply involved in leading the program to separate the business from RBS and rebuild the core technology operating platform, as well as transforming the technology organization to meet the needs of a modern, engineering-led FinTech business.

Before Worldpay, Jonathan was a Partner at Bain & Company, the global strategic management consultancy, where he held leadership roles in the Financial Services and Technology practices.

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