Chief Revenue Officer

George Hansen

George joined ConnexPay in August 2023 and brings over two decades of leadership experience driving transformative growth strategies for ecommerce and payments businesses from start-ups to the Fortune 100. George has held numerous senior leadership roles across sales, marketing, and business development for PayPal, American Express, and Digital River. George leverages his experience across the entire FinTech ecosystem — including payments, cards, mobile wallets, payouts, FX/cross-border, risk, lending, and data services — in his role leading strategy and revenue operations.

George earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and also holds certifications from Force Management, Harvard Business, Scaled Agile, and Dale Carnegie.

In his free time, George enjoys racing sailboats and spending time with family and friends at their lake cabin. He’s based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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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

Blair Jeffery

Chief Operating Officer

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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