(Gawkwire.com) — ControlScan recently announced that Chris Bucolo has joined the company as senior business development manager.
Over the course of the last two years, ControlScan has built a seasoned business development team to support the demand PCI compliance solutions for small merchants. Bucolo brings 25 years of experience of financial technology and payments industry experience to the team. He has held a variety of senior roles managing business development, program management, operations and relationship management. As senior business development manager at ControlScan, Bucolo will utilize his broad base of experience to develop partnerships with large processors and merchant banks to help their small merchants validate compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Bucolo said that one of the reasons he was attracted to the PCI compliance solutions provider was the company’s focus on serving small merchants, which represent a large and growing market that continues to be underserved. “I am a self-professed small merchant advocate,” said Bucolo. “ControlScan’s commitment to helping small merchants achieve PCI compliance is proven by the people, processes and technology employed to make the process easy for these businesses. Working for ControlScan is a natural fit for my experience and my vision on how small merchants should be cared for.”
Prior to ControlScan, Bucolo built and sold his own independent sales organization (ISO), which was one of the first in the country to embrace PCI and sell it as part of its standard merchant offerings. Bucolo saw the need for easy-to-use PCI compliance tools and education for ISOs and small merchants. Bucolo also spent several years as a Vice President at Global Payments where he was charged with building ISO relationships, Telesales and Trade Association program management.
Bucolo joins the company as ControlScan is enjoying rapid customer growth. “I am excited that Chris has joined our team,” said Jethro Felton, executive vice president, business development, ControlScan. “Chris’ work ethic and years of experience in the payments industry will help ControlScan capitalize on its momentum in a period of accelerated growth and beyond.”