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.
Abigail Anderson 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.
Tim Stahl is a proven executive with two decades of leadership experience across the payments and financial technology sectors. Throughout his career, Tim has developed best-in-class Operations and Risk Management teams while focusing on driving strategic objectives, operational and product efficiencies, as well as a client centric culture. Tim comes to the Celero Commerce team bringing his steadfast commitment to excellence for our shareholders.
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.
Jason Williams brings over 25 years of experience in revenue growth, strategic planning, and business development. His record of successfully developing and growing Financial Institutions, Integrated and Strategic partnerships is instrumental in strengthening Celero's position as the premier partnership solution within the FinTech industry.
Marty Friend has spent twenty-five years as an attorney and entrepreneur in the payments industry. Over that period, he has developed a unique breadth of expertise in pertinent legal matters as well as operational and financial aspects of fintech. Marty’s prior experience includes extended periods with one of the world’s largest payments companies and as President and CEO of a start-up firm that was ultimately acquired in 2021.
Oksana spent over a decade leading Human Resources teams in hyper growth environments across various industries. She is focused on aligning and unifying teams to meet organizational objectives. Her fierce commitment to collaboration and unique approach to problem-solving are key components in her ability to support business growth.
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 solution
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.