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J. Brian Merena has more than ...
J. Brian Merena has more than 20 years in executive leadership roles with some of the leading financial institutions and payment processors in the bankcard industry.
Before joining Veracity, Merena oversaw all third party strategic partners as senior vice president with Bank of America Merchant Services (BAMS), including VAR and ISV integrations as well as developing and executing the company's product and sales and conversion strategies.
Prior to his tenure at BAMS, Merena held various senior management positions including executive vice president at United Bank Card where he successfully built from the ground up, all aspects of their Financial Institution (FI) program including relationship management, FI reporting, marketing programs, campaigns and all sales related initiatives.
Merena's career also included senior management positions with Moneris Solutions, Elavon (formerly Nova Information Systems) and National Data Corporation where he successfully managed national sales teams and oversaw their agent and community bank programs.
Responsible for expanding Veracity's channel strategy and initiatives, Merena will oversee product design, marketing, customer acquisition, sales support, business development and client services for the financial institutions.
Merena holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut.
Atlanta - August 27, 2013 - ...
Atlanta - August 27, 2013 - Veracity Payment Solutions, a leading privately held merchant acquirer and provider of payment transaction processing services, today announced the appointment of J. Brian Merena as senior vice president of Bank Channel Sales.
Merena will be responsible for managing and overseeing all sales and program activities for the financial institutions and new bank services while also integrating the organization's recently acquired mobile marketing solutions into their offering.
"I am thrilled to join Veracity Payment Solutions
during this phase of the organization's growth," said Brian Merena
"As the financial services and banking markets continue to see increased competitiveness, it is crucial for us to offer solutions that enable our bank partners to retain and grow new business.
product and technology focus has been geared toward EMV and mobile marketing.
With the push to get North America caught up with the countries that are currently EMV ready or have began the EMV-chip migration, Veracity
is poised to bring a very streamlined and robust program to our bank partners," added Merena
In addition to the company's leadership and expertise around EMV, Veracity
is committed to delivering mobile marketing solutions and programs for its bank channel.
"What resonates with our existing bank partners is our ability to minimize their cost of service and the resources necessary to maintain multiple product lines.
This concept is concise with our mobile marketing strategy," said Merena
role will be pivotal in delivering new ideas and successful partner programs designed to surpass the traditional models the industry typically offers."
Spending more than 20 years in executive leadership roles, Merena comes to Veracity from Bank of America Merchant Services (BAMS).
During his tenure at BAMS as senior vice president, Merena oversaw all third party strategic partners, including VAR and ISV integration as well as developing and executing the company's product, sales and conversion strategies.
With the demand and growth of ...
With the demand and growth of Ingenico Group's smart terminals and the advancement for semi-integrated technology, we made the right choice in partnering with Ingenico," commented Brian Merena, Executive Vice President with Tempus Technologies.
"Our combined solutions generate higher lifetime value for customers because they benefit from a broader selection of custom data security competencies.
Developers can also create custom apps using PaymentMate's API, resulting in cost reductions associated with PCI DSS scope requirements, and adoption for EMV compliances," stated Merena.
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