Pittsburgh, PA | July 12, 2010
Kieran Chung joined the executive team at Wolfe.com, LLC, a leading reward, incentive, loyalty, and gifting company. Chung will serve as Chief Technology Officer overseeing Wolfe’s entire development and engineering teams.
Chung brings over thirty years of technological leadership, including significant time in the financial sector at companies such as Bank of America, Vereins-Und WestBank AG, Amadeus North America and eCommLink, Inc. Prior to joining Wolfe, Chung was the CTO for eCommLink, Inc., a leading value-added prepaid debit card processor.
“After working with the current management team and exploring the technologies and products they have today, I am extremely enthused about joining the company. We have solid, proven business models, continued profitability, year-over-year growth, and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. It affords me the opportunity to bring technology solutions and the company to the next level,” stated Kieran Chung, Chief Technology Officer, Wolfe.com, LLC.
“Our portfolio of companies has many synergies so finding the right technological leader for our development and engineering team is critical to our continued success. Kieran’s technical and leadership experience, particularly in the financial sector, made him a natural choice and a powerful addition to our company,” stated Jason Wolfe, CEO, Wolfe.com.
Wolfe.com, LLC has also hired 4 industry veterans to head up the GiftCodes.com team. Jerry Uffner is now Executive Vice President of the Aggregator and Network Partners at GiftCodes.com. Jerry has over 16 years of prepaid experience and 22 years in the card industry. Before joining GiftCodes.com, he was President of TransCard, a top 10 prepaid transaction processing company. He has held management positions at First Data, RBS World Pay and InComm. He is joined by John Snyder, a 17-year veteran in the prepaid industry who serves as Executive Vice President of Retail for the GiftCodes.com team. John spent 9 years with Sprint Prepaid and several years at STi Prepaid. He was a founding partner of CashX Prepaid.
Kathleen Henderson has also joined the company as Executive Vice President of Merchant Partnerships for GiftCodes.com. Prior to joining GiftCodes.com, Kathleen spent 9 years as the Business Development Manager for Eddie Bauer developing Corporate Gift Card and Third Party Loyalty Partnerships. Ron Hannah joins the Gift Codes team as Executive Vice President of Business Development focusing on the ATM Channel. Ron has over 22 years in the Retail, Technology and Financial Services industries. He developed 7-Eleven’s open and closed system gift card, played a critical role in the development of the Third Party Gift Card program at InComm and most recently managed the Vcom Advanced Functionality kiosk program at Cardtronics.
“We are excited about launching GiftCodes.com, finally bringing technology, efficiency and order to the Secondary gift card exchange market,” said Wolfe, who owns GiftCodes.com. “We have assembled an industry leading team to help to build and grow GiftCodes.com. These four leaders join the founder of the secondary market, MJ Kelly of Swapagift, to complete the team that will bring life to GiftCodes.com. We have filed 4 patents as well as assumed patents surrounding the secondary market dating back to 2006. We are in a unique position to sell cards through our sister companies. Our company has all of the parts to properly service this secondary market,” Wolfe added. “We look forward to servicing consumers seeking discounted gift cards and merchants wanting control, increased revenue and a window into the secondary marketplace. GiftCodes.com is owned by Wolfe.com, LLC, the owners of GiftCards.com, MyCoupons.com, OmniPrepaid.com, Swapagift.com, and WRL.com.
About Wolfe.com, LLC:
Wolfe.com, LLC facilitates investment, management, and ownership involvement in entities which it is involved. Wolfe.com, LLC owns in whole or in part 8 entities: GiftCodes.com, Omni Prepaid, Swapagift.com, Sterling Investments, WRL, GiftCards.com, MyCoupons.com and Jambo Media. http://www.wolfe.com