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Our Team

With over three decades of experience working with Community Banks, our dedicated team provides
tailored financial solutions, combining expertise in finance, technology, and customer-focused services.
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Jerry Savage

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Bill Baker

 In 2005 Savage and Baker formed Atlantic Merchant Services and began assembling a sales team. Bill Baker assumed the duties of Executive Vice President/COO.

MANAGING DIRECTORS

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Jerry Savage
Bill Baker
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Jerry Savage

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Jerry Savage

 In 2005 Savage and Baker formed Atlantic Merchant Services and began assembling a sales team. Jerry Savage assumed the duties of President/CEO.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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Lisa  Velasquez

Originally from Southern California, I have lived in NC since 1996. I have been serving banks and customers in Merchant Services and Business Form industry since 2000.

Lisa Velasquez

SALES PARTNERS

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Mark Aubin

Mark Aubin has been in the Payments Industry since 1995. Mark attended St. Petersburg College in Clearwater Florida and has now made Grand Rapids Michigan his home since 2004.

Mark Aubin
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Russell Baker

Russell served 10 years in the United States Army in various leadership positions. Since joining Atlantic Merchant, Russell has served as a business analyst assisting Atlantic’s Sales Partners and merchants. 

Russell Baker
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Rebecca Barbe

Rebecca resides in Winston Salem NC with her husband. What she loves about her job is all of the different business owners she has the opportunity to meet and assist. 

Rebecca Barbee
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Keith Barker

 For the past 20 years Keith has called Myrtle Beach home and is married with 2 children. He has worked in the payments business since 2003. My work allows me to enjoy being part of a great community by working with local businesses.

Keith Barker
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Scott Chappell

Scott has been in the Payments Industry since 2000. Scott

graduated from The University

of North Carolina – Wilmington

in 1993 with a degree in Marketing.

Scott Chappell
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Chris Clear

Married with 3 daughters, Chris has lived in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia over 40 years. After attending Radford University, his professional career includes over 14 years in the payments industry. 

Chris Clear
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Jimmy Cooke

 For the last 17 years, he has been in the financial transaction business. Jimmy says the most rewarding part of his job is having the ability to help people with a great solution, great service and at a great price.

Jimmy Cooke
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Micheal Criscitiello

Micheal Criscitiello

Michael is a Sales Partner for Atlantic Merchant Services in the Southeastern Virginia and Eastern North Carolina area including Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland along with the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

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Will Deshong

Will, born in Goldsboro, NC holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from North Carolina State University. 

Will Deshong
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Molly Farina

Started her career in the Merchant Service industry in 2004. Molly serves the San Antonio market and surrounding areas. Molly says the best thing about her job is the variety of people she meets and serves.

Molly Forina 
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Mike Harley

Mike has lived in Baltimore since 2001 and is married with 3 children. Mike has been in the payments industry since 2001. Mike says the best part of his job is meeting new clients and offering the best payment solutions that fit their needs.

Mike Harley
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Paul Kiker

Paul has 21 years in the payments industry. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 1996 with a BSBA in Marketing and a minor in International Business.

Paul Kiker
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David Lee

David Graduated UNC Wilmington in 1989. Worked for Lorillard Tobacco from 1989 to 1996, a subsidiary of Fortune 500 Loewe's Corporation, Since 1997 David has been in the payments industry serving Financial Institutions.

David Lee
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Meg Moore

Meg has a BA in Business Administration from UNC-Charlotte. She has lived in the greater Charlotte area for over 30 years and has over 25 years experience in the payments industry.

Meg Moore
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Jeff Parker

Jeff was raised in western New York. Upon graduation from SUNY New York in 1992, Jeff moved to North Carolina and settled in Wilmington in 2001. He has been in the payments business since 1997.

Jeff Parker
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Laura Poeltl

Laura is a Knoxville native and graduated from UT in 1987. She has worked with business owners, banks and CPAs for over 30 years and has been in the payments industry since 2005. 

Laura Poeltl
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Lawrence Sarmiere

Lawrence Sarmiere 

Lawrence graduated from Elon College in 1993 with a Bachelor Science Degree in Business Administration. After college he started with First Virginia Bank & has continued to work exclusively in the payments business. 

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Ben Tyler

Ben is a life long resident of Central Virginia and has been in the payment industry since 1998. Ben gets great satisfaction from helping his customers grow and helping keep the cost down on accepting electronic transactions.

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Dan Violante

Dan, his wife, and their three children are lifelong residents of the Richmond, Virginia area. Dan joined Atlantic in 2010 after spending many years in the mortgage and banking industry.

Dan Violante
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