Management Team

Payments Evolved

Our team knows that legacy payment gateways with a “one size fits all” design no longer meet
the evolved needs of customer centric organizations, seamless multi-channel customer
engagements or the unique needs of certain industries. And that’s why we created a
highly configurable, rapidly deployable platform—The Velocity Payment System.

Gregory Gentile, CTP, President

As President, Greg uses his extensive experience in electronic payments, cash management and business development to generate strong business results for Govolution. Greg brings over 20 years of payment technology and management experience to Govolution. He previously served Govolution as Executive Vice President for five years. Prior to Govolution, Greg was CEO for Unicate S.A. (Holland), an identification, authentication and anti-counterfeit technology company with over 50 international patents. Prior to Unicate, Greg spent ten years with XRT S.A., a leading provider of treasury management technology with over 12,000 corporate clients world-wide. At XRT, Greg served as President and Managing Director of XRT Europe LLC (London), and Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for XRT S.A (U.S.). Greg spent seven years with First Investors Corporation, a Wall Street-based investment firm with over $4 billion in assets under management, where he served as Division Manager and registered investment principal. Greg studied economics at Virginia Commonwealth University and has obtained accreditations of Certified Cash Manager (CCM) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) from the Association of Treasury Professionals.

Frank Pfundstein, CPA, Controller

As Controller, Frank is responsible for coordinating, planning and reporting on the financial activities of Govolution. Frank joined Govolution in 2003 and has been an integral part of the management team. Prior to joining Govolution, Frank acquired, grew and sold two successful businesses over a ten year period. Frank began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co, serving in several positions and most recently as a Senior Auditor. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting.

Nikki Edmund, Vice President of Product Development

As Vice President for Product Development, Nikki has over ten years of progressive experience providing software programming and development to a variety of clients. He has a broad base of professional experience in the fields of information technology consulting and has worked with Financial Institutions as well as both Federal and State clients to achieve specific program goals. He has implemented his background in Computer Science and Mathematics to create versatile customer e-commerce solutions for over eight years, programming with an extensive array of languages on a variety of operating systems. Nikki received his Bachelor's degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Gary Morris, Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

As Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, Gary is responsible for managing Govolution’s transaction processing platforms including capture and settlement operations, and connectivity to all financial processors. Gary was a founding employee of Govolution in 2000 and led the design, build-out and management of Govolution’s state-of-the-art technical platforms. Gary and his team manage all aspects of Govolution’s hosted bill presentment and payment processing platforms used by the world’s largest banks and financial institutions as well as numerous corporations, federal, state and local governments. He developed the first federal government online ACH processing platform for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is instrumental in maintaining security and operational audit compliance and holds a SANS Institute GIAC GCIA certification for security and intrusion prevention. Prior to joining Govolution, Gary was Chief Technology Officer of where he led technical design teams and played a key role in the executive team’s corporate development, financing and customer acquisition efforts. Prior to that, Gary worked at Booz Allen & Hamilton for four years, developing and implementing enterprise systems for payroll and engagement management. Gary received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland in International Business.

Frank Padovano, CTP, Vice President, Product Management

As Vice President of Product Management, Frank is responsible for setting the overall vision for Govolution's suite of payment-related products, as well as managing progress towards that product vision. Frank’s considerable experience in the electronic payments industry, as well as his expertise in project management, has enabled Govolution to rapidly deploy solutions for customers utilizing e-payment industry best practices. Frank joined Govolution in 2004, working in support of numerous large-scale, complex, electronic payment system implementations, such as the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He then served as the Vice President of Client Services, managing both the Implementation Services and Customer Support teams before being named to his current position in early 2015. Frank brings more than twenty nine years of experience with companies such as Capital One Financial Corporation, ExxonMobil Corporation, and the United States Navy to Govolution. Frank received his Bachelor of Chemistry degree from the University of Rochester and his Masters degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.

Deven Majkowski, Director, Client Services

As Director of Client Services, Deven is responsible for managing the Implementation Services Team and Customer Support Team. Deven has over fourteen years of progressive experience providing business and technology consulting to a variety of clients. He has a broad base of professional experience in information technology consulting, enterprise architecture, project management, agency adoption management, and client relationship management. While at Govolution, Deven has worked directly with the U.S. Department of Treasury, as well as many other public and private sector organizations. Deven spent four years in the higher education sector prior to joining Govolution in 2001. Deven received his Bachelor of Arts from Davis & Elkins College in Psychology & Human Services and has a Certificate in Project Management from George Mason University.

Lennox Armstrong, Vice President of Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Lennox leverages his experience in team building to guide, motivate, direct and focus the efforts of sales personnel in order to achieve business objectives. Lennox has over 18 years of experience as a payments processing professional structuring deals where both the client and the companies he has represented have been winners. He possesses a broad base of professional experience as a sales team leader and executive team member in the payments industry. Prior to joining Govolution, as a Partner and Co-owner, Lennox grew and sold a merchant processing acquiring business. Subsequently, as EVP he was responsible for ISO relations, business growth and development, call center operations, portfolio attrition management, and marketing. Additionally, he has worked as an SVP of one of the country’s leading merchant cash advance businesses. Lennox received his Associates Degree from New York City Technical College in Human Services and his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Hampton University.