Meet the Novera Team
SEAN GRACE Founder / CEO
Management & Strategic Initiatives (2007 - present)
Sean comes to Novera with over 29 years of business management experience, including strategic planning, finance, marketing, operations and channel sales. His innovative style blended with a sense of urgency keeps his team focused on the big picture while not losing site of the important details along the way.
Before founding Novera in 2007 Sean was CEO / President of several business enterprises, including; a telecom technology organization and co-founder of two payment processing organizations.
Sean resides in Atlanta, Ga with his wife and daughter, enjoys golf, boating, reading and exercising.
JAMES R. BUYDOS
Director of Operations and Sales Engineering
(2007 - present)
James has over 20 years of experience in the financial and technology sectors. His background in banking and technology has served well for his role with Novera . After a 10 year career with Buffalo based M & T Bank he left in 1999 to work for a .com company He then subsequently worked for NY based Computer Software company as a senior sales representative for 2 ½ years, then moved to a national provider of services for the banking and credit union sectors. Upon his arrival with Novera he has worked in all aspects of the merchant acquiring business. James is an expert with both the product offerings of Worldpay© as well as the operational structure of the organization. He is the “go to” person for anything technical including gateway and software integration.
James holds an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Hudson Valley Community College and a Bachelors of Science from SUNY. He also holds a private pilots license with over 500 hrs of flight time. Currently residing in NYS he enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, exercising, and skiing.
Director of Marketing & Client management
(2007 – present)
Paul is an Atlanta native and has been with Novera for most of his professional career in the merchant acquiring / Bankcard industry. Paul attended Shorter University and graduated in 2003. Since joining Novera Payment Solutions he has worked with corporate, retail & e-commerce opportunities of all sizes deploying cutting edge technologies and ultimately saving his clients time and money. Paul now leads the marketing and communication department for Novera’s growth strategy for strategic referral partners.
He lives with his wife Rebekah in Atlanta where he enjoys brewing beer, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, and spending time with his family and friends.
Why Choose Us
easy & secure.
If you are looking for the most flexibility in accepting online payments then we have the solution for you. Our API option allows you to deliver a complete integrated Payment Solution for your software application, or if your looking for a robust Virtual terminal or maybe you need an E-commerce solution for accepting online payments from your website, we have the answers, solutions and people to get you what you need fast. Give us a call at 703.865.3011 X 701 or send email.
savings, savings, & more savings
Our flat fee pricing for payment processing is saving merchants thousands and tens of thousands per year over their previous providers. If your looking for a program that can deliver maximum savings for you and your merchants or if you’re a developer / reseller and you need to balance an economic model that generates a profit margin goal, we can provide the guidance and know how to help you accomplish your objectives and still be as competitive as you want to.