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Mr. J. Brian Merena

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Senior Vice President

Veracity Payment Solutions Inc
500 Northridge Road Suite 200
Atlanta , Georgia 30350
United States

Company Description: At Veracity, we are guided by our integrity and ethical values - they are the essence of our leadership philosophy and the qualities that best represent our people....   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    JB Enterprises

Education

  • Bachelor degree , Economics
    University of Connecticut
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Atlanta - August 27, 2013 - ...
www.veracitypayments.com, 27 Aug 2013 [cached]
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. Veracity's 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.
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Brian's 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.
UBC Hires Merena for VP, Financial Institutions
www.bankonubc.com, 14 Oct 2005 [cached]
HAMPTON, NJ - United Bank Card, one of the largest electronic transaction providers today in the U.S. announced that J. Brian Merena has joined the UBC team as Executive Vice President, Financial Institutions.In this role, Merena will be responsible for developing and overseeing the company's financial institution's division.
"United Bank Card is determined to be the ‘financial institution's provider of choice' and Brian has the expertise to help make that happen," said Jared Isaacman, CEO of United Bank Card.
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Merena boasts an extensive background in the financial services industry with a track record of developing new business opportunities and strategic partnerships.Merena comes to United Bank Card from Moneris Solutions, an electronic payment and e-Commerce solutions provider.As the Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions at Moneris Solutions, Merena focused on defining and executing the company's sales strategies, with particular emphasis on leveraging the company's relationships with financial institutions.
Prior to his tenure at Moneris Solutions, Merena founded JB Enterprises, a business service solutions company.Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Sales for Diversified Acquiring Solutions and Vice President of Sales for Merchant Card Management Systems.Earlier in his career, Merena held positions at Nova Information Systems as Director of Sales and Strategic Partnering, National Data Corporation, and People's Bank of Bridgeport, Conn.
"United Bank Card's dedication and partnership approach to the banking community space is exactly what the market needs and I am thrilled to join the UBC team," said Merena.
J. Brian Merena has more than ...
www.veracitypayments.com, 10 Dec 2013 [cached]
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.
Moneris Solutions Names J. Brian Merena Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions
biz.yahoo.com, 17 Feb 2004 [cached]
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2004--Moneris Solutions, one of North America's largest electronic transaction processors, today announced that J. Brian Merena has joined the executive team as Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions.In this role, Merena will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company's financial institution partner program.
"Moneris Solutions is determined to be the 'financial institution's provider of choice' and Brian has the expertise to help make that happen," said Larry Wine, president of Moneris Solutions U.S. Group.
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Merena boasts an extensive background in the financial services industry with a track record of developing new business opportunities and strategic partnerships.He comes to Moneris Solutions from Diversified Acquiring Solutions, an electronic payment and e-commerce solutions provider.As the senior vice president of sales, Merena focused on defining and executing the company's sales strategies, with particular emphasis on leveraging the company's relationships with financial institutions.He enhanced the company's sales goals and compensation packages to allow for aggressive growth and increased productivity.
Prior to his tenure at Diversified Acquiring Solutions, Merena founded JB Enterprises, a business service solutions company.Previously, he was vice president of sales for Merchant Card Management Systems, and senior director of sales and strategic partnering with Nova Information Systems.Earlier in his career, Mr. Merena held positions at National Data Corporation and People's Bank of Bridgeport, Conn.
"Moneris' pure play strategy is exactly what the market needs and I am thrilled to join the Moneris team," said Merena.
The Green Sheet, Inc. · Home
www.greensheet.com, 24 June 2003 [cached]
HAMPTON, NJ, Oct. 10, 2005 - United Bank Card, one of the largest electronic transaction providers today in the U.S. announced that J. Brian Merena has joined the UBC team as Executive Vice President, Financial Institutions.In this role, Merena will be responsible for developing and overseeing the company's financial institution's division.
"United Bank Card is determined to be the `financial institution's provider of choice' and Brian has the expertise to help make that happen," said Jared Isaacman, CEO of United Bank Card.
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Merena boasts an extensive background in the financial services industry with a track record of developing new business opportunities and strategic partnerships.Merena comes to United Bank Card from Moneris Solutions, an electronic payment and e-Commerce solutions provider.As the Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions at Moneris Solutions, Merena focused on defining and executing the company's sales strategies, with particular emphasis on leveraging the company's relationships with financial institutions.
Prior to his tenure at Moneris Solutions, Merena founded JB Enterprises, a business service solutions company.Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Sales for Diversified Acquiring Solutions and Vice President of Sales for Merchant Card Management Systems.Earlier in his career, Merena held positions at Nova Information Systems as Director of Sales and Strategic Partnering, National Data Corporation, and People's Bank of Bridgeport, Conn.
"United Bank Card's dedication and partnership approach to the banking community space is exactly what the market needs and I am thrilled to join the UBC team," said Merena.
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