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The Aurora Difference
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Our combined global leadership experience in processing, technology, and banking fulfills every credential required for brand excellence; yet, we hold dear our capacity to continue learning. We value relationships and insist on being a trusted resource for our clients, partners, vendors, and staff. Our mission is to continue to grow and support clients with the most efficient and effective payment solutions and services available.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Product Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Derek is a technology leader with 16 years of diverse experience in the software industry, including 8 years specializing in payments. He subscribes to a philosophy of streamlined management and a focus on results rather than simply output. Under Derek's leadership, engineering teams are lean and efficient, prioritizing quality above all else. As the architect of our company's technology strategy, Derek guides the development of cutting-edge products and services, and was instrumental in the design of our robust big data platform.
Chief Legal Officer
L.J. is an effective leader with an exceptional business acumen and the ability to “get things done”. Prior to joining our team, L.J. spent the past 10 years as the General Counsel for Global Payments Gaming Solutions. Prior to Global Payments, L.J. has held positions as Associate Counsel at Everi (formerly known as Global Cash Access) and Deputy Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Chief Operating Officer
Jim brings 25+ years of experience encompassing operations, production and customer service organizations across ATM, Gaming and Financial Services. Jim was a senior team member at Coin Cloud, Global Payments GS, ACG, Ditronics, and leading gaming manufactures along with AT&T. Jim is a former US Marine and is a graduate of Charter Oak State College and received an MBA from Louisiana State University, Shreveport.
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Senior Vice President, Finance and M&A
Steve's responsibilities are financial analysis, modeling and interfacing with the Company's senior lender & private equity partner. He also executes on strategic acquisitions, including working closely with stakeholders to support sourcing, forecasting, transactions planning, capital strategy, and diligence execution. Steve was previously an investment banker at M&A Capital, a boutique firm in Los Angeles, CA focused on middle market companies.
Senior Vice President, Risk Management
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management
Jessica has been in the industry, in various positions since 2008. Her first role was in Sales. After helping build smaller ISOs, she quickly discovered her passion for merchant and agent support and found a home in Customer Service. Today she is responsible for the entire operations team at Aurora which includes Merchant and Agent support departments.