Chief Information Officer
Brent has spent his career specializing in payment integrations into Accounting, ERP and CRM platforms. Designing, building and deploying integrated and embedded payment systems to allow for any form of payment acceptance. Among these integrations are all versions of QuickBooks, Sage, Great Plains / Dynamics, NetSuite, SAP, and others. These programs resulted in over 100,000 merchant accounts being created, and more then $100 billion in payments processed. Brent has also designed and deployed several gateways, enabling Keyed, Card Present and EMV platforms that support the major terminals manufacturers devices, with direct certifications to most of the major processing platforms including TSYS, FDMS, Global Payments, Worldpay, Prosa, VisaNet, Moneris and others.
Additionally, he has also created a Cloud Based EMV platform for taking POS Software out of PCI scope, by driving the POS terminals from the Cloud. The solution also allows for real-time dynamic content delivery, marketing, customer interaction, response collection and customer data collection for big data consumer analytics.
Brent worked for Chase Merchant Services, First Data, Moneris and held executive roles at each of these companies. He was also the COO of a gateway company, and the head of payments for a cyber security threat intelligence firm. Since 2011 he has founded several other payment companies that he has since sold.
Brent is a graduate of Visa Bankcard Management School and has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Michigan in Economics and Economic Development.