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Our World-Class Team

Sandra Blair is an accomplished fintech executive with a broad range of payments industry experience serving in leadership roles including CIO, COO, CPO and EVP. Additionally, she has served as Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal, a leading Management Consulting firm specializing in business performance improvement and turnaround management services. Her success is rooted in her record of building and developing teams that consistently perform at the highest level. Ms. Blair’s decision-making is meticulously informed by her comprehensive knowledge of strategy and execution. She is a member of the Electronic Transaction Association(ETA),Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Women in Payments (Wnet), and is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics including emerging trends in fintech and diversity in the workplace.   
Cleveland Brown’s career began on the financial side of payments and technology while he worked at Union Bank of California in 1992. In 2008, Cleveland formed Payscout Ltd. International as an ecommerce payment gateway solution to banks abroad. Cleveland then founded Payscout LLC with Manpreet Singh in 2011, utilizing a payments model that blended domestic and global ecommerce merchant payment solutions. Cleveland received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and serves on the Electronic Transactions Association’s (ETA) Payment Sales and Strategy Committee, ISO Practices and Risk, Fraud & Security Councils, Retail Technology
Committee, and International Committees.
Board Chairman
Eric Schuler has over 30 years experience in software and financial technologies including founding and bootstrapping successful companies such as Twin Oaks Software and Paywire Incorporated (subsequently acquired by Payscout).  As an entrepreneur and start-up specialist, he takes a hands on approach to systems design and management, having a strong background as a software developer - initially being the foundational developer in early successful startups before evolving into a mentor, manager and executive.
Manpreet Singh graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Accounting. Over the past 25 years, he has served in Founder and Executive roles specializing in start-ups, innovating technology, global eCommerce, multi-currency payment processing, accounting and finance, and SEC reporting.

He co-founded Payscout LLC in 2011 along with Cleveland Brown and has played a pivotal role in the global success of Payscout. Manpreet's primary focus is on strategy, innovation, executive leadership, M&A, operational efficiency, partner relationship building, and general management.
Board Member
After beginning his career as a legislative aide in the US Senate, Florida-based Chuck Crawford embarked on a successful career in public affairs and advertising, including a final posting in Hong Kong as president of pan-Asian marketing and PR firm based Hong Kong. He transitioned to merchant banking and venture capital, which inadvertently led him to the merchant card processing industry just as internet commerce became commercially practical. After a decade in the ISO and transaction processing sector, including as head of operations for Optimal Payments (predecessor to Paysafe), he served as the senior development officer for Merrick Merchant Services in NY,  then head of Payment Acceptance for Bancorp Bank in Wilmington DE. He now is a board director of Community Federal Savings Bank in New York, on the boards of Payverse’s parent, Payscout Inc. and the Payverse, Inc., as well being US manager-of-record for two Montreal-based ISO and secure transaction services companies
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