Our CEO and founder, Dan Geraty, launches Clearent with a nimble team in his hometown of St. Louis. Their first project: build the Horizon Processing Engine, a back-end settlement platform from scratch.

To solve the problem of hard-to-read credit card processing statements and residuals, Clearent launches Compass Online Reporting Tool that provides unprecedented account transparency.

We became a certified processor with the nation's largest credit card companies in 2008 with MasterCard and Visa, 2009 with Discover and 2014 with American Express.
We established Next Day Funding to help our customers receive funds from their card payments faster with one of the latest cut-off times in the industry.

Quest Payment Gateway allows businesses to securely accept payments online, in-store or over the phone with an all-in-one gateway and merchant account.

We received EMV Certification for our Quest Payment Gateway and launched Quick Chip for EMV so businesses can process chip card payments faster than ever before. We also added more resources and partnerships with our acquisition of Payment Alliance International’s (PAI) Merchant Services Division. We now have more than 400 employees, 45,000 merchants and $16 billion in processing volume.
We introduced new programs and tools to help our sales professionals be more successful, including pipeline management and pricing tools. We also initiated a strategy to selectively acquire independent software vendors (ISVs) in niche markets where integrated payments can enhance the value of the software. In support of this strategy, Clearent partnered with Advent International as a majority investor and acquired SPOT Business Systems, a leading ISV serving customers in the dry-cleaning industry, and FieldEdge, a leading field service management software provider.
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To be the most highly recommended payments solution provider in the industry.

To be irreplaceable to our customers through our technology, business processes and trust-based working relationships.

Choose Honesty

We do what's right and own the outcome even when it's uncomfortable.

Build Relationships

We genuinely care about our teammates, customers and communities.

Be Yourself

We embrace individuality and sincerity.

Solve Problems

We have a bias towards action and taking measured risks.

Quantify the Impact

Hard data and analysis lead our teams and customers to solid business decisions.

Raise the Bar

We compete with who we were yesterday and push ourselves to win.

Meet Our Team

Our Management Team

Pamela Joseph

Chief Executive Officer

Brent Coles

Chief Finance Officer

Matt Morrow

Chief Revenue Officer

Justin Rohde

Chief Transformation and Product Officer

Scott Miggo

Chief Information Officer

Melinda Vedder


Dan Geraty

Founder and Chairman of Clearent Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

  • Chris Egan

    Board Member
  • Dan Geraty

    Founder and Chair
  • Bo Huang

    Board Member
  • Pamela Joseph

    Board Member
  • John True

    Board Member
  • Chris Winship

    Board Member
  • Scott Miggo

    Chief Information Officer

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Inc. 5000
Six years on the list of fastest-growing private companies list.
Better Business Bureau
An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other.
Top Work Places 2017
Honored as a Top Workplace by The Post-Dispatch in 2017.

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