Bluefin Payment Systems announced today the addition of Julie Counterman
to their senior management team. Julie will serve as Senior Vice
President of Business Development and Sales, overseeing the company’s
Integrated Software Vendor (ISV), E-Commerce, Inside Sales and
Relationship Management teams.
Ranked as the 6th fastest growing private company in the U.S.
by Inc. Magazine in 2012, Bluefin is a leading payment processor in the
U.S. and Canada, integrating their PayConexTM payment gateway
with ISV, SaaS and enterprise management platforms, while serving major
E-Commerce merchants directly.
“We are very excited that Julie has come onboard with Bluefin to lead
our business development and sales teams," said John Perry, CEO. “She is
the perfect candidate to fill this role – she has an impeccable track
record as a leader of multiple high-level organizations within the
payment sector. As Bluefin continues to grow our integrated software and
E-Commerce partnerships and sales, Julie will undoubtedly bring
increased momentum to our team.”
Prior to joining Bluefin, Julie served as the Executive Vice President
of Sales and Marketing at Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT) where
she was instrumental in increasing net revenues and EBITDA growth;
Accelerated was acquired by Global Payments Inc. in October 2012.
Prior to Accelerated Payments, Julie was the SVP of Sales and Marketing
at Recordant, VP of Sales and Marketing for Harland Financial
Solutions (acquired by M&M Worldwide), Chief Marketing
Officer at InterCept, Inc. (acquired by Pay By Touch) and Vice President
of Marketing at Spectrum (acquired by Metavante). She has also held
senior level positions at Elavon (formerly NOVA) and MCI WorldCom.
“I am very pleased to join the Bluefin team. Their proprietary payment
gateway technology and security features, as well as their position as a
leader in the integrated payments industry, provide a great platform for
strategic ISV market expansion and organic growth,” said Ms.
Counterman. “I am very much looking forward to adding my vision to
Bluefin Payment Systems is a leading provider of secure payment
technologies to integrated software vendors (ISVs), SaaS providers and
major U.S. and Canadian merchants. Through the company’s PayConex
payment gateway, partners and merchants enjoy all major
processing products, such as credit/debit/ACH, with the convenience of
acceptance through the point-of-sale (POS), virtual terminal or hosted
E-commerce pay page. Bluefin’s security suite supports the PayConex
gateway and includes point-to-point encryption (P2PE), transparent
redirection and tokenization. The company is partnered with over 100
software companies in verticals ranging from health/fitness, to
non-profit, to legal, and serves 15,000 merchants in the U.S. and
Canada. Bluefin Payment Systems is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with
offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa. For more information, see www.bluefin.com.