President & CEO
Michael is an accomplished, results-driven senior executive with over twenty years’ experience in entrepreneurship. He spent the last ten years in various roles at AnywhereCommerce including CFO. He was instrumental in growing AnywhereCommerce to become a recognized mPOS provider in the United States. Michael‘s skills include recruiting, retaining and motivating talent, strategy, marketing, negotiations, corporate finance and overall relationship building.
Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, He was the Founder/CFO for a number of technology start-ups including mamma.com, a Meta search engine popular in the late nineties, which became NASDAQ listed.
Michael graduated from McGill University with a CPA degree & from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee for a publicly listed company.
Chief Technology Officer
Daniel is a seasoned technology executive, investor and entrepreneur, with a 25 year career spanning all aspects of the software ecosystem.
He was the founder and CEO of NetSecure, a mobile payment service provider and pioneer in the field, which sold to AnywhereCommerce in 2017.
He holds a Bachelors of Computer Science from the University of Regina.
Chief Innovation Officer
Jim is a payment industry veteran, with more than 30 years’ experience working for leading hardware, e-commerce, software and enterprise information systems companies.
As Chief Strategy Officer, Jim is responsible for assisting the CEO with developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining corporate strategic initiatives. This includes managing strategic initiatives related to the company’s card readers, mobile software applications, POS systems, and gateway processing platform.
Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Jim held senior marketing and business development positions at VeriFone, Double Diamond Group, VIVOtech, CyberCash and NCR.
He holds a BS degree in Marketing and Computer Science from Drexel University and a Master of Science in Technology Management degree from Pepperdine University.
Amy has five years of experience in the payments industry and nearly 20 years in office and financial administration. At AnywhereCommerce, she manages logistics and the financial health of the company.
Prior to AnywhereCommerce, Amy’s experience was in the back offices of many varied industries including restaurants, manufacturing, insurance and travel agencies.
Amy currently lives in Fresno, CA. She has a BA in Art History from the University of New Mexico.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jeff is an accomplished business development and sales executive with nearly 20 years’ experience in the payments industry. At AnywhereCommerce, he is responsible for delivery of the companies’ leading mobile payment acceptance solutions to acquirers, ISOs and software integrators across North America.
Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Jeff was a partner at COMRC, a provider of integrated POS and mobile commerce solutions. He was a sales leader in Verifone’s North America Financial Group for more than 12 years, focused on delivering hardware, software, services and integrated solutions to resellers supporting the needs of small and mid-sized merchant businesses.
Jeff holds a BS degree in Accounting and Finance from Miami University.
Head of Marketing
Michelle manages all aspects of AnywhereCommerce’s Marketing activities in her role as an independent contractor. She is a Marketing leader with extensive strategic and hands-on experience in the electronic payments industry. Michelle’s knowledge spans all aspects of the business; she has worked for leading companies that deliver terminals and hardware solutions, software and mobile commerce solutions, gateway and e-commerce solutions, and acquiring/processing services.
Prior to working with AnywhereCommerce, she was Senior Vice President, Global Marketing at Elavon where she managed all aspects of Marketing, including the global corporate rebrand that replaced 6 disparate brands.
Michelle was also Director of Global Marketing at Verifone where she defined all aspects of VeriFone’s product leadership initiatives and campaigns: positioning, branding, public relations and global launch activities.
Her experience in payments harkens back to the era of early innovators in the payments space, including National Transaction Network (NTN). Michelle managed the product line development and marketing of multi-lane retail electronic payment systems, taking the product from inception to its position as a leading solution for the supermarket industry.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University.
Mauricio Navarro Hernández
Sales Director, Mexico and Central America
Mauricio has more than 17 years of experience in the payment industry in sales and business development. His expertise is focused on the opening of new business markets for the products and services utilized in the payments industry, supporting the growth and positioning of our brand in these regions.
Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Mauricio led the Gateway Services division for Mexico at Verifone; worked at First Data in the Business Development department specializing in acquirer and correspondent banking; and at eGlobal with the Operations audit team dealing with its partner banks – Banamex and Bancomer.
Mauricio is a graduate of the University Escuela Bancara y Comercial, where he specialized in Accounting and Business Administration.
Sales Director, South America and the Caribbean
Gerardo has more than 20 years of experience working with electronic payments solutions. He has led delivery of solutions including Mobile, POS, ATM, ecommerce, gift cards, and others. He has worked with customers in multiple geographical markets including US, Brazil, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean. Gerardo has played multiple roles including Product Management, Business Development, Marketing and Sales.
Prior to his current role, Gerardo worked for VeriFone as Director of Integrated Systems where he managed delivery of multiple payments systems for customers in Latin America. He served as Business Development Manager and Project Manager at Trintech. Gerardo worked for Hewlett Packard where he managed a Professional Services group that helped deliver payments infrastructure solutions for Banks and Processors.
Gerardo has lived in Austin Texas since the late 1990s. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and currently studies Portuguese. He holds a PMP credential and received his Bachelor degree in Informatics from IPN in Mexico City.
Director, New Accounts
Mitchell is a sales executive who is responsible for supporting the overall expansion of the client base. He has nearly 10 years of Payment industry experience and has been instrumental in attracting the initial clients to AnywhereCommerce.
Prior to AnywhereCommerce, Mitchell held the position of VP Sales and Marketing Americas at Keystone Industries until 2000, when he began to pursue his own entrepreneurial objectives by starting MNC Publications (MNCP). MNCP specialized in web marketing and data mining geared for SMBs.
Mitchell is a graduate of McGill University, where he majored in industrial relations and business management. Mitchell has twice been nominated for the young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Director of Business Development
Naomi Frias joins AnywhereCommerce as Director of Business Development. She’s responsible for driving new revenue and increase our client base for transportation and hospitality markets. With over 8 years experience selling mobile payment solutions, and applying a strong expertise in strategic planning, Naomi’s role is to also develop business strategies and foster relationships in the industry as the company continues to strengthen its presence across the region.
Prior to AnywhereCommerce, Naomi was a business development executive at Infinite Peripherals where she took the lead on expanding the market for mobile POS and payments and provided progressive “endless aisle” technologies for major companies within the retail and hospitality industry.
Naomi was also a regional sales executive at a global payment peripheral manufacturer where she worked to strengthen partner relationships with top-tier customers and accounts.
Manager, Customer Support
Kim has been in the payments Industry for 23 years spending the majority of that time working directly with products and customers.
As the Customer Support Manager, Kim and her team work with every client making sure they are set up and trained on the Mobile Payment Application, the Gateway Processing Platform, POS Systems and the Mobile Card Readers. Kim is responsible for the creation, maintenance and distribution of support documentation and knowledgebase articles for clients and merchants on all aspects of the AnywhereCommerce payment solutions. She also manages the Help Desk, providing troubleshooting for issues reported via email and phone calls from clients, merchants and vendors.
Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Kim worked in various Product Management/Development/Support positions at Vantiv, Ingenico and First Data.
Kim has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Human Resources Management from Bellevue University.
With over a decade in the financial field, Shelly has spent the past 5 years employed in the mobile payments industry. As an account manager with NetSecure, recently acquired by AnywhereCommerce in 2017, Shelly brings her extensive background in mobile payment processing, mobile payment app support, hardware, as well as partner and merchant relationship management. Prior to NetSecure, Shelly was employed with Wachovia, which was sold to Wells Fargo.
Shelly resides in Georgia and has a college education in the technical field, focused on computer sciences and office administration. Shelly also holds certification in exercise sciences, nutrition, and emergency disaster response (FEMA).
Cesar Augusto Huerta
Senior Developer & QA, Latin America
Cesar has more than 10 years’ experience in the payment industry specializing in development and quality analysis. His efforts as a solution architect and QA manager ensure consistent quality of our products.
Prior to AnywhereCommerce, he worked as QA Manager at the following firms: Verifone, Prosa and Ingenico, where he took the lead on many product roll-outs.
Cesar has a degree in Computer Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
Sales Representative, Mexico
Guadalupe has more than 30 years of experience in the banking environment.
Before joining AnywhereCommerce, she worked at Verifone in Sales; First Data in Business Development, and 25 years at Banamex, mainly focusing on their Acquirer business.
Guadalupe followed the Technical & Commercial path in her studies at Escuela Bancaria y Comercial.
Senior Software Developer
Maurice is an experienced Software Developer that brings a range of expertise to AnywhereCommerce’s team. With specialties in server administration, setup and web servers combined with strong knowledge in a range of languages, frameworks, and technologies, Maurice enhances the team’s delivery capability.
Previously, Maurice served as a Web Developer for GoBagel. Prior to that, he was a Systems Admin, IT Specialist and Software Developer for NetSecure Technologies. And, early in his career, he was a Consultant/Contractor for both KR Evans 2 Design Group and Smuck Innovation Studio in the Calgary area.
Maurice holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Calgary and an Arts and Sciences Certificate from Mount Royal College.