Meet The Team

Mackenzie   "Mac" Walsh

CEO, Co-Founder

A Philadelphia native & a University of Pittsburgh grad.  Avid Golfer + Snowboarder.  Loving Rescue Golden Retriever Dad.  Love to spend time in South Florida!

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Con Coughlin

President,  Co-Founder, Chief People Officer

Chicago Native.  Family man + friend to many.  White Sox, not Cubs!  During my free time, you can find me on the Lake in Michigan.

Eoin Coughlin
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Vice President, Operations

A Chicago native & William and Mary graduate. Avid clay target shooter and fan of all things outdoors. Loving Father of a French Bulldog. I love to spend time at the lake!

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Jason Ryband
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Vice President of Controlled Risk

Chicago Native.  White Sox Fan.  Man of Michigan.  Loves to spend time with his Labs.

Patrick Walsh
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Director of Sales Operations & Analytics

Born and raised in the greater Philadelphia region. Attended Kutztown University, receiving a bachelors in communication. Lover of dogs and all things nature. Avid fisherman and golfer.

Daniel Gratz
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Operations Lead

Born and raised in Chicago. University of Iowa graduate.  CardSmart Resident Water Sports Expert.

Jared Huston
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Vice President, Direct Sales

A Minnesota Native who married his high school sweetheart and now raises four kids in the Greater Minneapolis Area. Loves Golfing, Playing Soccer, and boating in his spare time.

Regan Papariello
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Vice President, Optimization

Regan grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and attended Loyola University Maryland for undergrad. He loves discovering new restaurants in Philly and is passionate about golf.

Benjamin Kallen
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Partner Development Manager

As a Partner Development Manager, Ben services our referral and integrated partners. Ben ensures that the needs of our partners are met and their customers are satisfied.

Zack Sudakoff
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Partner Development Manager

As a Partner Development Manager, Zack services our referral and integrated partners. Zack ensures that the needs of our partners are met and their customers are satisfied.

Behind the Scenes

There are many more dedicated and talented CardSmart consultants just waiting to meet you and help your business thrive.

At CardSmart, we have an exceptional team of consultants with a wide breadth of industry knowledge and expertise. We are committed to solving complex financial challenges using the latest technology and data resources, combined with our consultative approach and extensive strategic partner network.

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