Victor’s OptConnect and ATMequipment.com Hire Industry Veterans Bill Dunn,
Wayne Vandekraak, Todd Hallenbeck
Kaysville, UT February 2, 2015 — Grant Victor announces recent additions in two of its companies, OptConnect and ATMequipment.com. The additions comprise veterans in the ATM and wireless telecommunications space and represent an investment in growth for the two companies. Todd Hallenbeck and Wayne Vandekraak have joined OptConnect, and Bill Dunn has joined ATMequipment.com.
Vandekraak is an ATM industry veteran, actively involved in the retail ATM industry since 1999. In 2004 he founded Solvport, a leading ATM service company acquired by Burroughs, Inc. in 2012. He has most recently served as a VP of Business Development for Burroughs, Inc. Vandekraak’s wealth of experience and personal connections in the ATM industry is considered a valuable asset as a Business Development Manager for OptConnect.
“OptConnect has made significant investments in its products and support systems to provide a great quality of service to customers,” noted Vandekraak. “Its great to be part a company that values the customer experience so highly.”
Todd Hallenbeck has over 20 years of experience in the cellular industry, working for Verizon Wireless. Specializing in data and machine-to-machine (M2M) products, his talents are key to OptConnect’s rapid expansion plans.
Commented Hallenbeck, “Looking beyond ATM wireless service, OptConnect has huge opportunities to develop its market share in other vertical markets. M2M is going to grow exponentially over the next several years, and I believe OptConnect has the right systems and people in place to service that market.”
The growth continues at OptConnect’s sister company, ATMequipment.com. Long time industry veteran and thought leader Bill Dunn has joined the ATMequipment.com workforce. Dunn’s influence in the industry runs deep as a former co chair of ATMIA and VP of Sales at Hantle/Tranax/Cross International.
“It’s great to be part of ATMequipment.com as they expand their reach in the retail ATM marketplace. I am happy to be part of an organization so dedicated to the success of their customers.” noted Dunn.
Grant Victor CEO Jeff Matthews commented on the recent hires, “We welcome these three wonderful additions to the Grant Victor team, and eagerly anticipates the positive impact they will have with our customers and partners.”
About Grant Victor
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Kaysville, Utah, Grant Victor (http://www.grantvictor.com) is the foremost retail-style ATM service and solutions provider in North America. Grant Victor wholly owns ATMequipment.com, TetraLink eGlobal and OptConnect, and together this family of companies facilitates the access and convenience to cash in the consumer marketplace. In 2012, Grant Victor was ranked #96 of Financial Services companies on the Inc. 500 | 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the United States and was also rated as one of the Best Companies to Work For by Utah Business Magazine. Grant Victor and its companies are U.S. Board Members of the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) and are active in shaping and sustaining a healthy ATM industry in the long term.
ATMequipment.com (www.ATMequipment.com) is North America’s leading wholesale supplier of retail ATM Machines, Parts, Service and Supplies. The company has extensive repair service centers and repairs most brands of ATM components. The ATMequipment.com website and call center provides ATM Operators with superior customer service and one-stop shopping for everything needed to operate an ATM business.
OptConnect (www.OptConnect.com) is North America’s leading provider of wireless connectivity for ATMs and is revolutionizing the way ATMs communicate, providing for fast and secure connectivity, cost savings, greater reliability and mobility.