Paramount delivers solutions to retailers and financial institutions designed to meet the fast evolving needs of consumers, whether its convenient access to cash, delivering targeted marketing campaigns thru digital media or managing an ATM portfolio, we are ready with a comprehensive suite of products and services customized to meet the individual business requirements of each customer.
Paramount lives by the following corporate values:
CEODaryl Heller is a successful entrepreneur who has founded over a dozen companies within the telecom, technology, agriculture, real estate and energy sectors. In addition, Mr. Heller is a philanthropist-capitalist, who has co-founded Horizon Initiative, a humanitarian organization with a core purpose of empowering the poor to self-sustainability through the building micro communities in the underdeveloped world.
President and Chief Operating OfficerRandall Leaman has extensive experience as an executive and entrepreneurial leader in many industries including, publishing, printing and graphic design, building products, food and others. His proficiency includes accounting/finance, logistics, production, distribution and installation. Mr. Leaman was a key member of a team that grew a small building products company serving a local market, to a national fabrication and logistics company serving both national big box retailers and hundreds of independent dealers. He serves as a current and past director of several companies and non-profit organizations. Mr. Leaman holds a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University and continued his education through MBA coursework at Lebanon Valley College.
Chief Development OfficerJorge Fernandez has over 25 years of experience in the Electronic Payments Industry in the United States and several international markets, having served in senior management business development roles with some of the leaders in the payments industry including; NCR, Verifone, Ingenico, FIS, Triton and Cardtronics. Prior to joining Paramount, Jorge spent close to 10 years serving as Senior Vice president for Cardtronics where he served as General Manager for the company’s Latin America and Caribbean markets. Mr. Fernandez has extensive experience in market development, M&A, Distributor Management and Marketing. In addition to this experience, Jorge has also served on the Board of the ATM Industry Association, including acting as the President of the Latin America and Caribbean Chapter. Jorge holds a Master’s Degree in international business from the University of Miami.
Dennis F. Ream
Chief Financial OfficerDennis F. Ream, Jr. is responsible for Paramount’s overall financial and strategic management, including the company’s financial reporting, business planning, treasury, taxation, compliance, administration and information systems. Mr. Ream has 15 years of finance and operations experience leading teams in corporate development, strategic planning and financial management. Prior to joining Paramount, Mr. Ream has held executive, senior finance and consulting roles with international public corporations as well as large private and venture capital backed start-up companies within the manufacturing, technology, oil and gas, and exploration industries. Mr. Ream received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has served as a board member and volunteer with many municipal and non-profit organizations including the United Way and National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Director, Distributor RelationsMaya has over 15 years executive level sales and operations experience in the payment processing arena. Prior to joining PMG she worked for Payment Alliance (PAI) as VP Operations – Acquisition and Cash Management. There she spearheaded the National Accounts effort and Vault Cash Management initiative. She began her career in payments at Access to Money in 2000 and last served as Senior VP Sales and Operations. Access to Money was a pioneer in the ATM ISO space and Fuentes was responsible for growing the company into a nationally recognized organization with over 12,000 merchant relationships. She has also served as consultant for various national payments providers and specializes in M&A and Vault Cash Management.
Director, Strategic Accounts and AcquisitionsDan Gardner, Jr has over 14 years’ experience in the Electronic Payments industry. Before coming to Paramount Dan was a co-founder of an ATM software company called Select-A-Branch that developed proprietary patented software capable of delivering branded, surcharge-free ATM transactions for an unlimited number of financial institutions at each ATM. Dan found his way into the payments processing industry when he started his own ATM Company in college to help offset his educational and cost of living expenses.
Dan has a keen knowledge and extensive experience in business development, software engineering, project management, relationship management, and buy-side M&A. At Paramount Dan drives the analysis for buy side M&A deals, building the levered models projecting optimization improvements, operations, financing, and returns. In addition, Dan initiates business development strategies for ATM markets primarily in the sectors of major retail and transportation in the form of direct one to one or in responses to public RFPs. Lastly, Dan manages the direct day to day relationships with Paramount’s largest corporate relationships. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in both Business Administration and Management from the College of Charleston.
Business Development Manager
As Business Development Manager, Carlos Siewczynski is responsible for further expanding our solutions for financial institutions throughout the United States and helping expand the company’s Sharenet business unit, which Paramount recently acquired to serve the needs of financial institutions.
Carlos has over 20 years of business development and management experience in the payment processing arena. Prior to joining Paramount, he served as Founder of Vertex Consulting, offering global expertise in ATM, self-service, payments, and OEM outsourcing services. He previously served as Vice President of Indirect Sales for Wincor Nixdorf USA where he led a sales team responsible for building a distribution channel. Prior to Wincor, he served as Senior Vice President for USA Payment Systems. Carlos also served in the original management team that helped establish Nautilus Hyosung’s US subsidiary where he served as Vice President, Sales. He began his career in the EFT industry with Tidel Engineering/NCR, where he served as Vice President of Domestic and International Sales.
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Customer service is our top priority. We don’t have separate service groups handling large and small merchant accounts. We manage each customer equally, providing the highest level of service offered in the industry. You can reach a skilled customer service representative 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.