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Our Leadership

The people behind Fullsteam come from diverse backgrounds in payments, finance, and software. Our team has the experience and knowledge to help you grow your business faster than ever before. If you are an experienced M&A professional, or have a background in payments technology, and are interested in working at Fullsteam, please reach out to contact@fullsteam.com.

Michael-Lawler CEO

Michael A. Lawler


Mr. Michael A. Lawler became the CEO of Fullsteam in April 2018. Prior to this, Mr. Lawler was the President-Strategic Markets Group at Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY) from June 2012 to April 2016 prior to the acquisition of Heartland by Global Payments. Mr. Lawler was responsible for leading the company’s presence in various vertical markets including K-12, higher education, micropayments, biller direct, petroleum, e-commerce and other segments of the company’s SME payment processing.

Fred-Byrd CTO

Fred Byrd


James F. (Fred) Byrd joined Fullsteam as CTO in June 2018. Previously Fred was Sr. Director of Operations and Director of Product Development for the Heartland Payments Systems (HPY) Billing Solutions business unit from 2011 to 2018. During his tenure at Heartland he was responsible for the design, architecture and development of the Biller Direct credit card and ACH payment platform targeting government entities, utilities, medical practices and various other service verticals.

David-Pincus CFO

David Pincus


David Pincus joined Fullsteam as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in August 2018, overseeing the company’s Finance and Human Resources activities. David has more than 25 years of domestic and international financial and operational leadership experience in a combination of multinational, private equity and venture capital funded businesses and has also served as the CFO of a Private Equity fund.

Greg-Colella Drector M&A

Gregory Colella

Director of M&A

Greg Colella leads the M&A team at Fullsteam and emphasizes transparency and clarity while communicating with CEOs. He has worked as a Director of Finance and Operations for a medium sized software company (Tinypass, acquired by Piano Media) and was most recently a software investor at Susquehanna Growth Equity where he focused on industrial, logistics, and payments technology.

Our Team


Keith W. Abraben

Director of Corporate Human Resources

Joey Alexander

Principal Developer

Jon Armstrong

Director of IT and M&A Integration

Xander Berry


Will Brinkley

Director of Payments and Marketing

Shane Ecclesine


Ed Graf

Director of Compliance and Contracts

Jacob Greenberg


Liz Gregg

Manager of Finance

Trey Keenon

Manager of IT Operations

Adam Maddox

Director of Product Development

John Stroud


Our Philosophy

Platform Vision

We are a family of technology and software companies in multiple verticals whose leaders are aligned to grow their top and bottom lines as shareholders of Fullsteam. Our business leaders proactively communicate with others in the company to share best practices and approach vertical markets collectively.

Payments + Software

We believe that payments and software are a powerful combination, and that credit card and ACH processing can be profit centers for software companies. Our specialized team has the expertise to unlock that potential for all Fullsteam companies.