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Barry Nordstrand

Chief Executive Officer

Barry

Barry Nordstrand

Chief Executive Officer

Barry joined Solutran in 2005 as Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for the strategic vision and overall leadership of the enterprise. In addition to contributing to the success of legacy businesses, Barry leads the development and pursuit of future growth opportunities, acquisitions, and creates a positive culture that fosters highly motivated employees.

Prior to Solutran, Barry served as an executive leader at Piper Jaffray, a Minneapolis-based investment bank. In this role he served as head of the Fixed Income Capital Markets Division and was a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to this role, Barry also served as Managing Director in charge of Fixed Income Trading and Institutional Sales. Throughout Barry’s 18-year tenure, Barry was a successful trader of bonds and equities at Piper Jaffray, serving in both the Fixed Incomes and Equity Capital Markets divisions.

Barry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Olaf College and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst® accreditation in 2001.

Barry and his wife Carmen have three children and three grandchildren. Barry’s free time is spent with family and in training for marathons and ultra-marathons.

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Chad Kelly

Chief Marketing Officer
General Manager for Healthy Savings®

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Chad Kelly

Chief Marketing Officer
General Manager for Healthy Savings®

Chad started at Solutran in 2011 as Chief Marketing Officer, and quickly became one of the drivers for the development of the Healthy Savings business. He now leads the Healthy Savings expansion and has responsibility for the company’s marketing, communications, and brand development initiatives.

Among Chad’s passions is helping change the way America eats. To that end, he has forged strategic partnerships with the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Guiding Stars food nutrition guidance system, and the Produce for Better Health organization.

Prior to Solutran, Chad served as Chief Marketing Officer for Piper Jaffray Companies and for Unlimited Peak Private Equity. Chad has also held leadership positions within The Toro Company, Tracker Marine Group, and Wagner USA of The Wagner Group/J. Wagner GmbH.

Chad earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College, and his Master of Business Administration degree in strategic management from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Chad and his wife Shelly have five children. His favorite getaway is spending time with his family in northern Minnesota – boating, running, reading, and fishing.

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Jason Prigge

Chief Technology Officer

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Jason Prigge

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Jason Prigge oversees Solutran’s technical services and application development teams. He joined Solutran in 2006 and has over 14 years of experience in a wide range of technical disciplines including software development, database management, and system administration. Before joining Solutran, Jason served as the Director of Corporate Applications at TargetRx in Philadelphia, and prior to that, he worked as a Solutions Architect in the Global Outsourcing Division of Unisys. Throughout his career, Jason has also taught database management courses at a college level and other advanced Oracle topics to corporate professionals.

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Carmen Nordstrand

Chief Operating Officer
General Manager for Electronic Payments

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Carmen Nordstrand

Chief Operating Officer
General Manager for Electronic Payments

Carmen has worked with Solutran since 1988. As Chief Operating Officer, she plays an integral leadership role regarding the strategic direction of Solutran and oversees all day-to-day aspects of the business with accounting and finance, analyst teams, client service, human resources, project management and operations. It is Carmen’s responsibility to deliver services that exceed customer expectations while honing in on process improvements and product enhancement efforts that support continued profitable growth as well as a satisfied customer base. In addition, Carmen plays a critical role in identifying and implementing strategic relationships with banks and other partnerships supporting new products, operational processes, or customer needs.

Carmen initially joined Solutran as a National Account Sales Executive, followed by a promotion to Controller. Her most recent position prior to Chief Operating Officer was CFO/Director of Operations.

Carmen has participated in industry work groups such as the Accredited Standards Committee (X9), ECCHO, the Federal Reserve and NACHA working with industry leaders developing processes, rules, standards and technical reports for the Financial Services Industry.

Carmen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Olaf College. She leads charitable giving efforts at Solutran with a focus on supporting human services and educational efforts. In addition, she oversaw successful pilot efforts with United Way and others delivering fresh produce and healthy eating discounts to local food shelves using Solutran’s Healthy Savings technology.

Carmen and Barry have three children and three grandsons with another on the way. Carmen spends her free time with friends and family, enjoys outdoor activities and cooking.

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