Chief Operating Officer

Blair Jeffery

Blair joined ConnexPay in December 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior roles include serving as CEO at Vertical, a SaaS company focused on construction payment processes; Executive in Residence at LLR Equity Partners; Chief Operating Officer of Noventis from 2010 through its acquisition by WEX in 2019; as well as senior operations and business development roles with established payments industry and fintech players including First Data, Paymetric (acquired by WorldPay), and Textura (acquired by Oracle).

Blair earned a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University and also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst certification from the CFA Institute. 

In his free time, Blair enjoys traveling, cooking, sports, and triathlons. He and his wife are the parents of twin boys, both of whom are in college.   

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Blair joined ConnexPay in December 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior roles include serving as CEO at Vertical, a SaaS company focused on construction payment processes; Executive in Residence at LLR Equity Partners; Chief Operating Officer of Noventis from 2010 through its acquisition by WEX in 2019; as well as senior operations and business development roles with established payments industry and fintech players including First Data, Paymetric (acquired by WorldPay), and Textura (acquired by Oracle).

Blair earned a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University and also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst certification from the CFA Institute. 

In his free time, Blair enjoys traveling, cooking, sports, and triathlons. He and his wife are the parents of twin boys, both of whom are in college.   

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Leadership Team

Robert Kaufman

Founder & CEO

Anant Patel

President, International Markets

Kunal Patel

Chief Technology Officer

Niels Kohl

Chief Financial Officer

Nicole Zamora

Head of HR

Judson Preuss 

Head of Product

Julie Heffelfinger

Head of Finance

Sandy Smith

Head of Strategic Program & Partner Management

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