Mr. Herbert was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USA Technologies in December 2011 after serving as interim Chairman and CEO since October 2011. Mr. Herbert has served on the USA Technologies Board of Directors since April 1996, when he first joined the company. As USA Technologies' President and Chief Operating Officer from 1999-2011, Mr. Herbert oversaw all operations of the company, including network operations, sales, marketing, research and development and manufacturing. Prior to joining USA Technologies and since 1986, Mr. Herbert was employed by The Pepsi-Cola Company, the beverage division of PepsiCo, Inc., where he held several management positions in operations, sales and marketing. In his latest assignment at PepsiCo, Inc., Mr. Herbert was responsible for the development of market strategy for the vending and retail channels for Pepsi-Cola in North America. Mr. Herbert graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University.
Mr. Maxwell is a senior financial executive with more than 30 years of business experience. He is a certified public accountant (CPA). He served as USA Technologies’ CFO and treasurer from 1997 to 2003. He is the founder of Maxwell CFO Consulting; a firm that specializes in CFO and controller outsource consulting in the Mid-Atlantic region. Previously he has served in the roles of CFO at Nurture, Inc., and controller at MeadWestvaco, and Smurfit Stone Container. He is also Board Chair and co-founder of the DMAX Foundation, a Pennsylvania nonprofit organization founded in 2013, to eliminate stigma and encourage safe and caring conversations about mental health and emotional pain in our youth. Mr. Maxwell has an MBA in finance and accounting from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Williams College.
Maeve McKenna Duska is responsible for USA Technologies’ marketing planning, strategy and execution. She re-joined USA Technologies in March 2004 where she was responsible for developing and implementing marketing collateral and campaigns for the company's flagship ePort-branded cashless payment and telemetry service. During her recent tenure at USA Technologies, her responsibilities expanded to include marketing planning, strategy and execution for all the company’s products and services, as well as market research, sales support, budgets and strategic partnership development. Ms. Duska was named to her current position in 2009. Ms. Duska also served as Marketing Manager in the Higher Education division at Aramark, responsible for developing, supporting and executing the marketing and communications strategy for high-visibility accounts including the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Delaware and St. Joseph's University. Prior to Aramark, she served as Marketing Communications Manager for USA Technologies through its acquisition of Stitch Networks, a cashless payments and M2M telemetry services provider. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Rosemont College.
George Harrum is responsible for managing the performance and functionality of USA Technologies’ ePort Connect network services including customer service. In addition, Mr. Harrum manages all aspects of product fulfillment, contract manufacturing and third party hardware relationships for USA Technologies. Prior to joining USA Technologies in April 2001, Mr. Harrum had been employed for 19 years by Danyl/Schlumberger, a software and product management company with a focus on stored value devices for campus systems installed on vending, copier, laundry and other unattended kiosks that traditionally accepted cash. While at Danyl/Schlumberger, Mr. Harrum held various positions including software developer, systems analyst, product manager and programming manager. Mr. Harrum has also held positions related to the installation and development of business software. He received his Associates Degree in Accounting from Camden County College, attended Temple University for software engineering courses and received a software engineering certificate from Trinity College.
Mr. Lawlor is USA technologies’ chief services officer, overseeing the ePort® Connect Service, as well as managing the national strategic partnerships specifically related to the delivery of USA Technology’s expanded suite of electronic payment services. Previously, he was the company’s senior vice president of sales and business development, creating innovative sales programs, national partnerships and working across functions within the company to provide the technology solutions which help drive growth and ensure the company’s leadership position in the self-service retail market.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lawlor worked for Pepsi Cola Co., a division of PepsiCo, where he managed retail, restaurant and vending business sectors with regional and national positions that spanned several functions including sales, operations, and sales management in the Dallas and Houston, Texas markets. He was also National Accounts Sales Manager for the Pepsi Cola national food service team, responsible for corporate and franchise relationships with multiple national restaurant chains. Mr. Lawlor graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas Arlington in 1986.
Denis Kouznetsov is Vice President of Engineering responsible for overseeing product development for all ePort Connect network services, Value-Added Services, Quick Connect, ePort product lines and other devices. Mr. Kouznetsov joined the company in 2003, having held various engineering positions at consulting firms and oil companies including Akcelerant Infrastructure Solutions in the US, Rostov-Don-Oil and Gandalf in Russia. In his role as Vice President, Mr. Kouznetsov is responsible for all aspects of product development including concept, requirement gathering, design, engineering implementation and maintenance. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Mathematics from Southern Federal University in Russia, attended West Chester University in West Chester, PA for Master’s Degree Computer Science courses and received software development, network engineering, database administration and security certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, Check Point and SonicWALL.