Velocity Solutions taps industry veteran Jeff Harper to lead newly expanded sales group

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 11, 2018)Velocity Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of revenue enhancement solutions to regional and community financial institutions, announced that Jeff Harper has been named as the new Director of Strategic Sales for Velocity Solutions.

An experienced executive with over 30 years of industry experience, Harper will lead a team of strategic account managers enabling Velocity Solutions to expand its service offerings and geographic footprint within the community-based financial institution marketplace. Prior to joining Velocity Solutions, Harper served as president of BSG Financial Group, leading its Sales and Marketing divisions, where he focused on the company’s CourtesyConnect®/CourtesyLimit™ automated overdraft management solution.  He has also served as a CPA for Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), Norfolk, VA., as well as a vice president and commercial loan officer for both Crestar Bank (now SunTrust Bank), Richmond, VA and PNC Bank, Louisville, KY. Harper also serves on the board of Association for Financial Technology (AFT).

“Velocity Solutions is a proven leader in the financial services industry and is an organization that I am proud to be a part of,” said Harper. “There is tremendous opportunity for the company to continue its growth trajectory – especially in supporting community financial institutions – and I look forward to working to support that initiative.”

“We are excited to have Jeff as part of our team,” said Steve Swanston, Executive Vice President of Sales for Velocity Solutions. “His insights, expert leadership and strong relationships in the community banking industry are invaluable assets for us and will help drive Velocity’s business growth strategy and continued success.”

About Velocity Solutions

Founded in 1995 and servicing the transaction accounts of over 30 million consumers and business owners, Velocity Solutions is the leading provider of revenue-driving solutions for community banks and credit unions. Our Velocity Intelligent Platform™ powers all of Velocity’s solutions, using machine-led intelligence that delivers powerful analytics and drives revenue, deposits and loans to our client financial institutions. For more information, please visit


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