To democratize finance by enabling economic independence and financial freedom for all.
Integrity: Provide strong consumer protection through proven methods that prevent fraudulent activities while complying with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Inclusion: Support an inclusive, collaborative workplace where everyone has a seat at the table regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation.
Innovation: Deliver leading-edge products and services by leveraging advanced technology solutions to bridge the digital divide and democratize finance for all.
Our leadership team, much like our customers, is ubiquitous. We are comprised of corporate-seasoned leadership, Bitcoin and blockchain technology experts, pioneering entrepreneurial investors, and industry-building veterans, all with a vast wealth of experience. This passionate, inspired, and capable team has created a company that is changing the cryptocurrency revolution into a mainstream product for everyone across the globe.
Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
As co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jim brings almost 30 years of strategic planning, developed new programs and standards in a highly regulated landscape to CoinMover.
Previously in healthcare technology management, Jim pioneered bringing systems together in ways never been done before, creating multi-disciplined clinical access, and raising quality patient care to a new level of excellence. Most notably, he built the first multi-hospital enterprise imaging technology system in the country across Harvard medical school facilities that today has become a clinical care standard.
Jim leads the CoinMover growth strategy expansion in the national arena after securing powerful revenue bases in the Northeast and Pacific Norwest markets in the first two years. Steering the company’s growth and profit initiatives in concert with federal and state regulations, while building key vendor partnerships is bringing CoinMover Bitcoin ATM Kiosks to every location in the country.
Having learned about blockchain technology early on from CoinMover’s other co-founder, Mike, Jim was compelled by the global standardization it created and the financial freedoms it allows everyone. He believes huge paradigm shifts are happening, creating financial means and opportunity for anyone around the world…with a mobile device obtaining digital currency. Jim is confident that CoinMover is just starting to play a key role in this digital currency revolution.
Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer
A passion for researching encryption and cybersecurity coupled with the struggle of easily purchasing an emerging blockchain-based currency showed Mike an opportunity to provide a simple, easy-to-use solution for buying Bitcoin—a Bitcoin ATM kiosk—leading to the inception of CoinMover.
As co-founder, Mike’s tenured past in information technology and finance have played a pivotal role in defining CoinMover’s strict security and regulatory measures to protect not only the company but its customers as well. As Chief Technology Officer, Mike leads the charge of hiring of best-in-class talent to support the company’s evolving technological expansion as the digital currency industry rapidly innovates with cutting-edge technology—always with a focus on security in mind. Additionally, he keeps a pulse on the emerging industry opportunities to keep the company at the forefront in the market.
Prior to founding CoinMover, Mike held positions in finance and healthcare information technology for prominent institutional players as JP Morgan, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Tufts Health Plan.
Mike serves on the CoinMover Board of Directors and is a Fast Company Executive Board Member.
A travel fanatic with a goal to visit every country in the world (currently on #52 out of roughly 193), Mike is encouraged by the increasing global adoption of digital currency, which is a step towards a decentralized global economy.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Strategy Officer
Steve Gormley, author of Investing in Cannabis for Dummies, is a renowned expert in the legal marijuana sector, with nearly 30 years’ experience developing, branding, marketing, launching, managing, and operating businesses in the U.S. and international and emerging markets. He is widely considered a pioneer in the cannabis industry, with nearly a decade of professional experience in the sector. His analysis is featured prominently in outlets including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, U.S. News and World Report, Chicago Tribune, and MarketWatch, and he is a regular fixture on the speaking circuit. Steve serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Strategy Officer at CoinMover and is responsible for the execution of the company’s successful Series A round of financing. Steve brings tremendous resources to the cryptocurrency industry including a network of emerging market investors, banking and financing relationships specializing in cannabis and cryptocurrency, armored car and cash management resources, retail partnerships, and a network of market makers committed to the growth and development of the cryptocurrency revolution.
Steve has served in C-level roles in a U.S.-based, publicly traded cannabis company and ran a private equity venture focused on rolling up lawfully operating dispensaries in the Los Angeles market. He operated a hydroponics retail gardening supply enterprise in Los Angeles, as well as licensed cultivation facilities in California. He has worked in cannabis retail, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, lobbying, and finance.
Steve has raised more than US$50 million for private and public cannabis companies that include financing for acquisitions, operations, growth, and startups in the sector.
Steve has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, South America, and Australia. Steve got his start in media in television production in the early 90s. After developing content and producing for MTV, Paramount Pictures, Tribune and others, Steve leveraged his expertise in content into the on-line sector for a new media private equity fund in the late 90’s and early part of the new century. Steve helped develop, launch, manage and sell several new media properties and eventually founded a branded entertainment company in China. Steve has also served as managing director for a California based media private equity fund. He deployed C-Level Management Services specializing in startups and turn-arounds. Steve has varying levels of proficiency in 13 languages with full proficiency in English, French, German, and Mandarin Chinese.
Chief Compliance Officer
Serving as Chief Compliance Officer, Lisa is responsible for ensuring CoinMover is adhering to policies and procedures as defined by the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and is in full compliance in all associated federal legislation, acts, and regulations as a money service business (MSB).
Lisa is a Cryptocurrency Tracing Certified Examiner in digital currency tracing and criminal activity risk assessment. Additionally, she continually pursues educational opportunities to stay abreast of federal and state regulatory and legislative issues relating to the evolving blockchain-based technology industry pertaining to finance, money transmission statutes, and overall industry trends.
Under her guidance, the compliance team works in tandem in real-time with compliance-educated frontline customer support agents to onboard customers and evaluate customer activity, digital currency wallet risk, and all transactions through automatic and manual enhanced monitoring programs.
Lisa discovered her affinity for the compliance and regulatory disciplines as a student of pharmacology and biotechnology, and while working at Boston Medical Center. She further solidified her passion while working in the music industry, as she engaged with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) for music licensures and reporting.
Lisa continues to be a science, technology and music devotee.
Chief Legal Officer
As an expert in emerging regulatory markets including cannabis, digital currency, and blockchain-based technology, Chief Legal Officer Kenneth Ingber is a fervent advocate for investors and businesses in these verticals. Notably, he has represented investors, operators and cultivators in the cannabis industry since its adoption in California. With a pulse on the most up-to-date laws and regulations in the rapidly evolving digital currency sector, he oversees the company’s legal, business, regulatory affairs, corporate governance, and securities compliance.
With more than 25 years as a trial attorney, Kenneth’s diverse experience includes business, entertainment, and labor laws, which has been recognized by his peers with the Super Lawyer designation for more than a decade. He has tried dozens of business fraud cases, representing both alleged victims and offenders; handled securities litigation and matters before FINRA; represented California’s largest employer in labor and employment arbitrations; and has closed numerous stock and asset purchase agreements valued in the tens of millions of dollars.
Prior to owning his own law firm, Kenneth practiced law at several of the nation’s most prominent law firms, and served as General Counsel and Vice President for Business Affairs for a publicly-traded record label. He is also currently outside General Counsel for production studio, Vista Studios.
When he’s not navigating the legal terrain, Kenneth enjoys nature trails as an avid mountain biker and is a Grateful Dead fanatic. He is married with two children.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, George oversees CoinMover’s operations and customer support teams. His expertise in Lean methodology and people management enables teams to work in partnership to optimize operational efficiency and productivity for optimal revenue growth while also delivering exceptional customer service.
With over 30 years’ experience in building, managing, and leading teams for large international retail companies and boutique companies, George has led multiple Continuous Improvement initiatives to reduce waste and increase productivity. George has also developed and managed numerous service and sales training programs.
With the belief that superior customer service results from employees delivering experiences to customers as they personally experience them, George is a passionate “people advocate.” His interdepartmental and team collaboration style fosters a thriving customer-centric employee culture to instill employee empowerment and accountability.
In addition to his expertise in process improvements, George is a member of various industry associations as the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), and Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA).
When George is not at CoinMover or learning about the cryptocurrency industry, he usually has fun outdoors with his wife and two daughters or plays drums in a bar band.
Chief Security & Investigations Officer, Head of Corporate Integrity
With an extensive background in law enforcement in the public and private sector, Chief Security and Investigations Officer Jim Canner’s superior critical thinking and investigation skills have been honed throughout his career. From prior experience investigating large scale narcotics networks, organized crime, identity-theft money laundering operations, and consulting defense attorneys on legal strategies, Jim now leverages his unique skillset in the financial technology sector.
More specifically, he has a passion for maintaining the integrity of the emerging digital currency industry’s standards and regulations, and as such, oversees securities practices and fraud prevention to protect both the company and its customers. Jim works closely with the legal, regulatory and compliance departments to not only ensure that security procedures are in place, but also to investigate and report any potential fraudulent activity on behalf of the company.
Jim brings over 25 years of federal and state investigation experience to his role. A veteran law enforcement professional, Jim is a former Commanding Officer of the Detective Bureau for a police department in Nassau County, New York; has worked closely with the U.S. Attorney and District Attorney’s offices, as well as other agencies throughout the country.
Jim has extensive and specialized training in federal crime investigations, crime prevention tactics, and conflict resolution. He is a licensed and bonded Private Investigator, received certification as an expert witness in Narcotic Investigations and Surveillance in Thomson Reuters Expert Witness panel, and is a Cryptocurrency Tracing Certified Examiner.
Director of Warehouse Operations
Erich brings over two decades of experience from the public safety sector into the operations division at CoinMover. He has managed every part of the kiosk lifecycle during his tenure, including procurement, shipping, installation, and repair. In addition, Erich oversees the relationships with our kiosk manufacturers and our logistical partners to execute the company’s expansion plans. As an active municipal Firefighter/Paramedic, Erich can occasionally be found performing network backups and server upgrades from the firehouse in the very early hours of the morning when CoinMover customers are fast asleep.
VP of Business Development
Eric is an accomplished sales executive with over 20 years experience in the Money Transfer industry. Eric strategically overseas the growth of the CoinMover Bitcoin ATM network across the United States and maintains the relationships with our brokers and business owners. He also offers guidance to the sales team to ensure strategic execution of company sales goals and initiatives.
Director of People and Talent
Tricia is a Human Resources professional with more than a decade of experience in a variety of industries. A dedicated People Person, Tricia strives to ensure every employee has the tools, training, mentorship, and opportunity to thrive. Having worked in startups the last several years, Tricia is dedicated to building HR/People policies and processes that enhance and improve the overall employee experience and help promote a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.