Mike Hackney

Sr. Director of Business Development

Mike leads the Business Development efforts at CDE.  His focus is working with partners in the payments market that have needs for fulfillment services which includes Payment & POS hardware provisioning, Merchant Activation, Merchant Help Desk, and Asset Management.

Mike has worked in the payments industry for over 27 years.   His background includes merchant acquiring, retail banking, POS, mobile, and check payments.  He has served in senior level roles within business development, sales management, and marketing for companies such as Ingenico, Sage Payments, and iMobile3.

Mike has been married to his High School sweetheart for 31+ years.   When not working, you will find him either performing community service in his county, playing tennis, golfing, or hiking a mountain.

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Tom Cesario

Senior Director, POS Solutions

Tom leads the strategy and development of new POS Solutions being offered through CDE. He works with the CDE Partner Services, Business Development, POS Support, and leadership teams in bringing new products to market.

Tom has over 28 years of Payments Industry experience, with roles in Product Management, Product Development, and Customer Service Management.    He has served in leadership roles at Elavon, Nova Information Systems, and Bank of Boulder.

Tom is married, and him and his wife Becky love to travel. They try to go to one or two new destinations each year. Their latest venture was to Jamaica in January.  They also attend many Atlanta Braves games. Tom enjoys golfing and watches a lot hockey, baseball, and football.


Stephanie Preuss

Director of Partner Services

Stephanie leads Partner Services at CDE.  She coordinates the implementation process; defining requirements and leading priorities with our major partners and multiple departments within the organization.  Stephanie has been in the Payments Industry for over 10 years, with leadership roles in Credit Operations, Project Management, and Product at companies such as Veracity Payment Solutions, Vanco Payment Solutions, and NCR.

Stephanie is married and has a daughter and two 4-legged “children.”  When not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time at the lake, traveling, and watching football and golf.


Brandon Box

POS Support Services Manager

Brandon leads the POS Support Services group. They are responsible for setting up new merchant accounts, configuring account software, and training merchants on how to install and use their point of sale systems. This team also operates the help desk merchants and clients call into for support of active point of sale systems. Previously, Brandon supervised operations in Deployment for CDE. He has held previous roles in deployment and inventory management at TASQ.

In his spare time, Brandon enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

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Bill Parker

Product Manager