About Us

The energy of a startup.
The expertise of a leader.

Our Culture

We love what we do, and it shows.

When you step inside our office, you feel it—the energy and excitement of a team that settles for nothing less than next-level. We’ve got big tech attitude with a close connection to each other and our shared values.

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Integrity

We live by the highest ethical standards.

Passion & Positivity

We love what we do and look forward to each day.

Simplicity

We simplify complex problems and make payments easy.

Teamwork

We win and lose
as a team.

Customer Focus

We deliver fantastic products and amazing customer experiences.

Grit

We overcome challenges with courage and persistence.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Nasser Chanda

Nasser Chanda

Chief Executive Officer

Nasser Chanda

Chief Executive Officer

Nasser leads Paymerang’s fast-growing organization and drives the company to provide best-in-class finance automation for the modern enterprise. He is responsible for ensuring that the company’s customers receive the world-class service they have come to expect, day in and day out, from Paymerang’s incredibly talented and dedicated employees. Nasser also oversees the strategy and direction of the company, which is backed by $36 million in privately funded financing. He has more than 20 years of experience in startups and payment companies, including launching and growing Brink’s Global Payments to a profitable business with over $100 million in revenue and operations in five countries. Nasser began his career in investment banking at PwC and led global strategy and M&A at The Brink’s Company.

John Heyel

John Heyel

Chief Financial Officer

John Heyel

Chief Financial Officer

John leads finance, accounting, and investor relations at Paymerang, applying rigor and analytics to our business planning, decision making and execution. His rigorous approach enables our team to make smart and impactful business decisions for our customers. John honed his leadership skills as an officer in the U.S. Navy before moving on to lead finance and analytical teams in banking and credit card operations at Capital One, spearheading major growth initiatives.

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Joel Blain

VP, Technology

Joel Blain

VP, Technology

Joel oversees technology and product development at Paymerang, providing technical leadership and strategy to deliver best-of-breed finance automation solutions. With a focus on creating scalable and secure technology solutions, his goal is to ensure Paymerang continues to innovate and deliver products that will delight our customers. Joel has over 20 years of experience leading high performance, technology-driven teams at companies like CoStar and Meditech.

Gloria Garber

Gloria Garber

VP, People and Culture

Gloria Garber

VP, People and Culture

Culture is the engine of every successful start-up, and at Paymerang, it begins with Gloria. From overseeing day-to-day processes to designing initiatives that help team members unlock their potential, she ensures a workplace environment where people can contribute, exchange ideas and grow. Gloria holds an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and has held HR leadership roles at Unboxed Technology, LanceSoft, and MOM’s Organic Market.

Leslie Thomason

Leslie Thomason

VP, Client Success

Leslie Thomason

VP, Client Success

When your title is VP, Client Success, you’re probably someone highly skilled at going above and beyond. At Paymerang, that’s Leslie. She and her team are responsible for making sure each client has the support they need to take full advantage of all Paymerang has to offer—before, during and after implementation. Leslie has been with the company for more than a decade, helping to drive growth and make Paymerang an invaluable partner to our customers.

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John Zaudtke

VP, Sales

John Zaudtke

VP, Sales

John specializes in transformation—connecting clients to technology that changes the way they do business. As our sales leader, he oversees and mentors outside and inside sales teams while spearheading initiatives that deliver rapid growth.  His goal is to drive a world-class sales organization that can connect with financial professionals in a diverse set of industry verticals and help them benefit from Paymerang’s transformative finance automation solutions. John began his work with Paymerang in an outside sales role, managing the company’s K-12 Education and Financial Institution verticals. He has over 15 years of sales experience from companies like Ricoh, Snag, and The Brink’s Company.

Colleen Crist

Colleen Crist

VP, Partnerships

Colleen Crist

VP, Partnerships

Colleen leads our national portfolio of channel partners and owns new business development and channel strategies. She is focusing on accelerating partner growth and expanding our footprint nationwide by developing new partnership initiatives. Her strategy and execution expertise spans all aspects of business development, product development, launch, marketing, sales and partner development. She leads our partnership team that drives end-to-end execution of corporate partner programs and is responsible for identifying, forging, scaling and sustaining our partnership strategy. Colleen is currently earning her Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business.

Greg Marcel

Greg Marcel

VP, Operations

Greg Marcel

VP, Operations

Greg leads operations at Paymerang, overseeing end-to-end processes and heading up fraud prevention, risk management and quality assurance. His energized, results-driven approach has led to transformational change in the way we serve our customers. Greg has more than 15 years of leadership experience in financial services and manufacturing, and proudly served in the U.S. Navy Reserve before moving on to the Viasystems Group, Capital One, and Spinnaker Consulting Group.

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Asha Doshi

VP, Compliance

Asha Doshi

VP, Compliance

Asha oversees compliance, ACH auditing, banking relationships, and risk reviews. She has been with Paymerang for more than a decade and is one of the original investors and board members. Asha is the former VP of Treasury for Commonwealth Association for Financial Professionals and has extensive experience in treasury, accounts payable, and vendor payments with organizations in manufacturing and shipping.

Matthew Carlson

Matthew Carlson

VP, Marketing

Matthew Carlson

VP, Marketing

Matt is a rare combination of a creative and a strategist— and believes in cultivating a creative environment while maintaining metrics driven performance. He has been involved in the payments industry for over 15 years in a variety of roles, including operations, accounting, finance, sales, and marketing. Matt’s experience includes multiple successful startups like Inworks, in addition to working for large companies like Xerox.

Jeff Gainer

Jeff Gainer

Director, Information Security and Risk Management

Jeff Gainer

Director, Information Security and Risk Management

Jeff is in the business of risk—anticipating it, identifying it, and protecting against it with the right controls. As our leader in information security, he makes sure every payment is safeguarded for clients and vendors. Jeff has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector with GE Capital, Genworth Financial, and Impact Makers. He's spent the last 10 years focused on managing operational risks in the areas of data security, business continuity, outsourcing, and fraud.

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Shawn Michael

Director, Application Development

Shawn Michael

Director, Application Development

As our leader of application development, Shawn and her team are passionate about building innovative and efficient products for our clients. Shawn brings almost 30 years of experience integrating with and working within financial and other business data systems and processes, with a focus on designing and building scalable, reliable, and efficient systems. Her work has spanned manufacturing, financial services, nonprofit and other sectors including established organizations such as Boise Cascade and US Bank, along with startups like Inworks.

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Mark Elmendorf

Director, Data Analytics

Mark Elmendorf

Director, Data Analytics

Mark leads all things data at Paymerang.  After joining Paymerang in 2014, he has worn many technical hats around development, security, and architecture. Today, Mark’s focus is on using data to transform the way that Paymerang and its customers inform decisions and tell stories of predictable outcomes. Mark brings over 20 years of engineering experience across healthcare, government, and fintech from companies like Xerox and HCA Healthcare

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Ibrahim A. Moiz

General Counsel

Ibrahim A. Moiz

General Counsel

Ibrahim is a firm believer that companies need to balance their growth while ensuring legal compliance and risk averseness. Ibrahim is the managing partner at the NOVA Business Law Group, LLP and heads its corporate practice group. Over the past 11 years, he has represented and advised start-ups in technology, healthcare, and FinTech.

Meet Our Board

Mirza Baig

Mirza Baig

Managing Partner,
Aldrich Capital Partners

Mirza Baig

Managing Partner, Aldrich Capital Partners

Serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Partner of Aldrich Capital Partners (ACP), Mirza has made a career of helping healthcare and tech companies grow, scale, and achieve profound levels of success. As a co-founder of Imaging Advantage, Legal Advantage, and Tech Fetch, he’s taken businesses from zero revenues and less than 10 employees to well over $100M in revenues with 500+ employees worldwide.

Raheel Zia

Raheel Zia

Managing Partner,
Aldrich Capital Partners

Raheel Zia

Managing Partner, Aldrich Capital Partners

Over the course of his career, Raheel (otherwise known as “Raz”) has been responsible for more than $480M in equity investments for start-up tech companies. He has worked extensively with growing, entrepreneurial businesses and helped many executives and entrepreneurs attain their growth objectives, supporting management in areas such as sales & marketing, international expansion, acquisitions, new product launches and R&D. Before co-founding Aldrich Capital Partners (ACP), he served as a managing director in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Awards & Affiliations

Careers

Join Our Team

If you’re someone who lives to create, innovate and think beyond “what is” to “what can be,” then we’d love to talk. Check out our open positions below and get in touch.

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We are thrilled to have our clients, the Virginia League for Planned Parenthood(@ppava), stop by our office today for a tour and to meet the team!