Management Team

Meet the Clearent Management Team

 

Experienced and exceptional, Clearent’s leadership team has the vision that’s needed to give our partners and merchants a true competitive advantage. Committed to driving Clearent to develop innovative products and deliver superior service for our customers, our team knows what it takes to be the best.

Dan Geraty, CEO

Dan Geraty

CEO

With 15 years of senior executive experience in start-ups and established companies, Dan provides invaluable veteran leadership. Prior to joining Clearent, he was most recently the President and COO of Dynamicsoft, a venture-backed, network software and systems company that was purchased by Cisco Systems in 2004.

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Larry Bouchard

SVP of Business Development

Possessing more than 40 years of payments industry experience including sales, marketing and product management, Larry has served with Litle & Co., First USA, Paymentech, National Processing Company, and Bank of America. In addition, he has also held positions on the Visa Acquirers Board and the MasterCard Acquirers Council.

Brad Staudt

Brad Staudt

VP of Sales

During his more than 20 years of experience in the credit card processing business, Brad has built highly successful teams of sales representatives, independent agents and ISOs. Brad has served in sales leadership roles for TransFirst, Global Payments, Heartland Payment Systems and First Data Corporation.

Chris Carman

Chris Carman

CFO

Chris joined Clearent with 25 years of experience in financial services and related industries, and has spent the bulk of his career either advising or working at growth companies. Prior to joining Clearent, Chris served in leadership roles as a Regional Manager at The PrivateBank, SVP of Business Development at Exegy, and a Managing Director at A.G. Edwards Investment Banking.

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Mark Sundt

CTO

Mark comes to Clearent with 25 years of experience with technology companies, including key roles at Microsoft. His leadership and technical experience spanned the project management, architecture, and deployment of 30 of the world’s busiest eCommerce sites. He has also contributed to high volume transaction processing solutions within the intelligence/defense, logistics, and financial services industries.

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Jeff Zimmerman

VP of Product Management and Marketing

Jeff has held senior product management roles at Intuit – maker of Quicken, QuickBooks and TurboTax – and brings 15 years of product management, finance and marketing experience in the financial services and software industries. Prior to joining Clearent, he was VP of Product Management for Network Solutions.

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Paula Burch

VP of Customer Service and Operations

Paula has 30 years of experience in customer service, finance and operations in the financial services and consumer products industries. Prior to joining Clearent, Paula held senior finance roles at Purina Mills.