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Leadership

Brian Brinkley

Chief Executive Officer

Jessica Pass

Head of Service Delivery

Chris Huber

Head of Product

Stuart Madsen

General Counsel, Head of Compliance

Cary Strange

Chief Revenue Officer

Nancy Lester

Head of Finance, Administration, and Corporate Legal

Mike O’Malley

Head of Data Services

Doug Earp

Head of DevOps

James Troutman

Head of Infrastructure, Architecture, Development

Karen Henricksen

Controller

Jim Ackerson

Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships

Jonathan Weiss

Vice President of Business Development

Kelsey Castellano

Office Manager, Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Telephone: +44 203 036 0270

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Brian Brinkley

Chief Executive Officer

Brian has over 30 years of experience in enterprise and start-ups. He is a leader in omnichannel commerce and digital payments technology. 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 Lucent Technologies. Brian joined QRails as CTO in 2019 and was asked to lead QRails growth strategy as CEO in 2021.

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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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Stuart Madsen

General Counsel, AnyDay

Stuart started his career in Silicon Valley building the intellectual property department at Apple Computer. Subsequently, he served on several management teams as Intellectual Property and General Counsel for startup companies Octel Communications (and their subsidiary Octel Network Services), Nuance Communications, Innoventry, and Zave Networks. Stuart has helped guide multiple growth-stage companies through the fundraising and acquisition process.

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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 (acquired by Insperity); VP for Sales and Marketing at ExpenseWire (acquired by Rearden Commerce/Deem) and Director Business Development for VerticalOne (acquired by Yodlee).

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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. Nancy also heads up our London office.

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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. Doug has 25 years in financial services and was the Lead Systems Architect for DST Systems and a Vice President at Zurich, Scudder Investments, and Kemper Financial Services.

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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.

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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.)

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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.