Company

Our Commitment

The world and its economic ecosystems are evolving daily. Chariot is here to bridge the gap and to facilitate that change – bringing the most modern, secure, scalable payments solution to today’s rapidly evolving and expanding economic ecosystems.

Traditional fiat transactions are plagued by inadequate rails technologies and unnecessary industries clogging the payments process resulting in fees, fraud, and friction for all. Chariot lifts payments up with a modern high-performance, ultra-scalable, instant and secure DLT-based network designed for the future.

Leadership

The Chariot Payments leadership team, Board of Directors, and Advisors have many years experience working in digital assets, payments processing, platform & software development, bank compliance, financial technology, and security. We are dedicated to continuous innovation to meet the needs of our globally connected world and its various economies. 

Benjamin Cavallari, CEO | Chariot Payments, Inc.

Benjamin Cavallari, Co-Founder, CEO

Benjamin’s diverse background includes digital platform development, digital product development, investor relations, multiple successful marketing campaigns, deep-field scientific research and logistics, curriculum development, University Relations, College/University instruction, and integrative/expansion work in edtech, biotech, entertainment tech, digital tech, streaming technologies, wearable technologies, AR/VR and more.

Mariana Jbantova, CTO | Chariot Payments, Inc.

Mariana Jbantova Svirchuk - Co-Founder, CTO

Mariana has 15+ years of design and implementation of web-based and back-end applications across variou sindustries. Mariana completed her M.S. in Computer Science under world-renowned database expert, Dr. Elke Rundensteiner at WPI.

Alexey Krevenko, VP of Engineering | Chariot Payments, Inc

Alexey Krivenko - VP of Engineering

Alexey has 16+ years of experience in implementation and deployment of Java Enterprise systems, micro-services as a Senior/Lead Java Engineer.

Stephanie Capelletti, COO | Chariot Payments, Inc

Stephanie Cappelletti - Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry leading both start-up incubators in emerging products and technology, as well as large-scale platform strategy development and implementation for asset management portfolio construction, macro-economic and quantitative research analytics platform integration; product, marketing and communications development; as well as operational transformation and organizational design strategy.

Board of Directors

Glenn Hanson | Chariot Payments, Inc.

Glenn Hanson - CEO/Founder at Colony Hills Capital, LLC

Glenn Hanson is a private investor and entrepreneur with 40 years experience in leading successful companies. Co-Founder of River Valley Investors. Glenn has deep expertise in Building Confident and Successful Teams, Raising Capital, and vision for opportunity in a deal.

Jay Como | Chariot Payments, Inc.

Jay Como - Chief Data Officer, Finance, Silicon Valley Bank

Jay Como is the Finance Chief Data Officer at SVB a Large Financial Institution that banks the innovation economy. 

Mr. Como spent the last 30 years in global operations, digital transformation and data strategy in the financial services industry.  He’s spent a majority of his career revamping operations to leverage digital and data strategies focusing on revenue creation, expense management, digital delivery, and risk and control enhancements. 

In addition to his role on Chariot’s Board of Directors, Mr. Como is the Washington DC CDO Community Governing Board Co-chair and a member of the Board of Advisors for St. Mary’s College School of Business Administration. 

Mr. Como holds an MBA from St. Mary’s, an undergraduate degree in marketing, and is a graduate of The Wharton School’s Securities Industry Institute. 

Benjamin Cavallari, CEO | Chariot Payments, Inc.

Benjamin Cavallari, Co-Founder, CEO

Benjamin’s diverse background includes digital platform development, digital product development, investor relations, multiple successful marketing campaigns, deep-field scientific research and logistics, curriculum development, University Relations, College/University instruction, and integrative/expansion work in edtech, biotech, entertainment tech, digital tech, streaming technologies, wearable technologies, AR/VR and more.

Advisors

Orla Beirne - Global Fintech Innovation Leader, FX Innovator

Orla has deep experience driving strategic partnerships, business growth, technical innovation and operational excellence in the global capital markets. She’s spent the majority of her career in sales and trading, focusing on growing market share, new product development and digital transformation.

Angela Ratliff - CAMS - Domestic & International Compliance Expertise

Angela is a seasoned banking executive with 15+ years experience across multiple facets of the banking industry. She has worked with multiple customer bases ranging from retail through large corporates. Angela’s familiarity with international nuances of the financial industry stem from her overseas work and she specializes in ensuring compliance while driving business priorities.

Kevin Troxell - Third Party Risk & International Crimes

Kevin has extensive experience with the ever-changing landscape of banning product, sales, risk, financial crimes and compliance. With over 15 years of experience at multiple institutions during rapid technological change in banking, Kevin is extremely excited at the new developments in DeFi and industries bridging the fields of his expertise in both areas.

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