The Celero leadership team boasts decades of experience in leading financial technology firms and payments solutions providers. Our team has worked at the largest industry leaders, as well as innovative startups, delivering winning growth strategies while also attuned to risk at every turn.
During more than 20 years as a fintech executive, Kevin Jones has created customer-centered cultures, driving diverse teams to consistent year-over-year revenue increases, operational fitness, strong profitability, and shareholder return.
For nearly 30 years, Jeff Brown has defined operational excellence at the executive level of the payments & technology industry. His ability to adapt to the technology demands of the industry is remarkable, and his ability to apply technology in the service of commerce is peerless.
Abigail Lucier sources M&A opportunities and works closely with the team to support transaction planning and diligence execution, and manages projects to ensure successful post-close integrations. Abigail works with stakeholders throughout all phases of M&A transactions to identify levels of return and refine long-term inorganic growth strategy.
For more than 30 years, Scott Farace has defined brand-building and the customer experience for companies of all sizes, at virtually every stage of the business life cycle, and across multiple industry sectors. Scott comes to the Celero Commerce team with deep experience building financial services and financial technology brands ranging from Chase Paymentech to Bank of America, Capital One, MasterCard, Allstate, and Northwestern Mutual.
Troy Wilkerson has spent the last two decades in executive leadership roles in the payments & technology industry, using his financial talents to support high-growth businesses and successfully complete a number of mergers and acquisitions along with corporate integrations. His expertise spans areas ranging from managerial finance and financial modeling in the payments industry to acquisition integration, forecasting, and strategic financial planning.
Charlie Berard is a leading technologist and innovator in the payments and financial technology sectors. Over the last decade in the payments industry, Charlie has completed several mergers and acquisitions as the technical lead. In his career, Charlie has focused on building agile technology teams and integrated systems that deliver value efficiently to users and shareholders alike.
Kevin Brolan's work ensures the overall organization’s sales strategy is aligned appropriately with the market and focused on growing through empowering small and mid-sized business with best-in-class payments solutions.
Jim Harris has demonstrated leadership for more than 20 years at every level of the payments & technology industry, from managing strategic partnerships at the industry’s largest player to founding and investing in a pair of successful startups.
Rachel Laird oversees integrations and operations of the Human Resources Department as well as the cultural integration of companies joining the Celero family. Since 2013 Rachel has successfully managed payroll, recruiting, onboarding, offboarding, staff engagement, and the maintenance of all staff files. Rachel also ensures necessary tools are available for career growth at Celero through the Mentorship Program and Leadership Development Program.
Celero’s mission is to be the most recognized and trusted name for small to mid-sized businesses providing simple-to-use, bundled merchant solutions to enable efficient, sustainable growth.