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Whether it’s a professional understanding of the lending marketplace, or fluency in advanced analytic tools, Accelitas builds solutions on the expertise and collaboration of our leadership team, advisors, and industry partners.

The Accelitas team brings over 90 years’ combined experience in Financial Services, and innovative expertise in predictive data analytics, AI/Machine/Deep Learning, imaging, credit risk modeling, custom loan decisioning, SaaS, and fraud detection.

Greg Coté   Mr. Coté leads Accelitas’s business strategy and daily operations. Before co-founding Accelitas in 2004, Mr. Coté was a portfolio manager for J & W Seligman & Co., a New York-based investment management firm managing $40 billion in assets. Mr. Coté was part of the Technology Team which managed $18 billion in technology-focused mutual funds. He led the team coordinating technology investments across all Seligman portfolios and chaired an investment committee managing a $2 billion portfolio. Before Seligman, Mr. Coté spent 14 years in banking.  Mr. Coté earned a BS in Development Economics from the University of Michigan. He received an MBA, summa cum laude, from UCLA.

Greg Coté

Mr. Coté leads Accelitas’s business strategy and daily operations. Before co-founding Accelitas in 2004, Mr. Coté was a portfolio manager for J & W Seligman & Co., a New York-based investment management firm managing $40 billion in assets. Mr. Coté was part of the Technology Team which managed $18 billion in technology-focused mutual funds. He led the team coordinating technology investments across all Seligman portfolios and chaired an investment committee managing a $2 billion portfolio. Before Seligman, Mr. Coté spent 14 years in banking.

Mr. Coté earned a BS in Development Economics from the University of Michigan. He received an MBA, summa cum laude, from UCLA.

Greg Coté  
CEO

Mark Smith   Mr. Smith has over 20 years’ experience delivering product solutions to corporate and government customers. He has an extensive background in finance, operations, and IT management including work in IT consulting, software application development, and IT support for public sector companies and utilities. For over 20 years, he worked in management roles involved in planning, implementation, IT infrastructure, software deployment, and managed services for ERP applications. Most recently, he served for three years as director of government solutions for First Data, a role that gave him an opportunity to work on initiatives leveraging artificial intelligence (AI).   Mr. Smith earned a BS in Finance and Business Administration at the University of San Francisco.

Mark Smith

Mr. Smith has over 20 years’ experience delivering product solutions to corporate and government customers. He has an extensive background in finance, operations, and IT management including work in IT consulting, software application development, and IT support for public sector companies and utilities. For over 20 years, he worked in management roles involved in planning, implementation, IT infrastructure, software deployment, and managed services for ERP applications. Most recently, he served for three years as director of government solutions for First Data, a role that gave him an opportunity to work on initiatives leveraging artificial intelligence (AI).

Mr. Smith earned a BS in Finance and Business Administration at the University of San Francisco.


Mark Smith
COO

Jimmy Williams   Mr. Williams leads the Accelitas new business and client growth team. Before joining Accelitas, Mr. Williams was part of the Emerging Payments & Strategy team at Bank of America. Prior to this, he held various client-facing leadership roles at First Data over a span of 18 years to include the Money Network product, TeleCheck, and Merchant Services suite of payment acceptance solutions covering markets ranging from Small Business to National/Global.  Mr. Williams earned a BS in Business Management from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Jimmy Williams

Mr. Williams leads the Accelitas new business and client growth team. Before joining Accelitas, Mr. Williams was part of the Emerging Payments & Strategy team at Bank of America. Prior to this, he held various client-facing leadership roles at First Data over a span of 18 years to include the Money Network product, TeleCheck, and Merchant Services suite of payment acceptance solutions covering markets ranging from Small Business to National/Global.

Mr. Williams earned a BS in Business Management from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Jimmy Williams
SVP, National Sales Manager

Monika Salquist   Mrs. Salquist has been contributing to Accelitas’s financial health since the company’s inception and was appointed Director of Finance position in late 2015. Mrs. Salquist oversees all financial operations and directs corporate financial planning and structure. Her responsibilities include analyzing and reporting on the company’s financial performance, preparing financial forecasts, overseeing cost and general accounting as well as audit and tax functions, and coordinating activities with outside firms. Mrs. Salquist has helped develop the corporate fundraising strategy, managing relationships with the company’s partners and investors.  She holds a BS degree in Finance from California State University, East Bay.

Monika Salquist

Mrs. Salquist has been contributing to Accelitas’s financial health since the company’s inception and was appointed Director of Finance position in late 2015. Mrs. Salquist oversees all financial operations and directs corporate financial planning and structure. Her responsibilities include analyzing and reporting on the company’s financial performance, preparing financial forecasts, overseeing cost and general accounting as well as audit and tax functions, and coordinating activities with outside firms. Mrs. Salquist has helped develop the corporate fundraising strategy, managing relationships with the company’s partners and investors.

She holds a BS degree in Finance from California State University, East Bay.

Monika Salquist
Director of Finance

Steve Krawczyk   Mr. Krawczyk has more than 12 years of research experience. His research interests include pattern recognition, computer vision, and machine learning. Prior to Accelitas, Mr. Krawczyk held research positions at the Naval Research Laboratory, Cognitec Systems, Quantcast, and SoarTech.  Mr. Krawczyk earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Michigan State University.

Steve Krawczyk

Mr. Krawczyk has more than 12 years of research experience. His research interests include pattern recognition, computer vision, and machine learning. Prior to Accelitas, Mr. Krawczyk held research positions at the Naval Research Laboratory, Cognitec Systems, Quantcast, and SoarTech.

Mr. Krawczyk earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Michigan State University.

Steve Krawczyk
Director, Research and Development

Scott Mullins   Mr. Mullins has been building iconic global brands through integrated communications for more than 20 years. His diverse category experience includes financial services, fast food, travel, electronics, and every aspect of consumer and business technology. Scott’s strategic leadership has contributed to the growth of some of the world’s most recognizable companies like Adobe, Samsung, HP and Intel. His experience activating brands across the customer journey – brand purpose, thought leadership, social interaction, sustainable demand, passionate communities – has successfully launched companies, products, technologies and worthy causes.  Mr. Mullins earned a BS in Organizational Communications from the University of Utah.

Scott Mullins

Mr. Mullins has been building iconic global brands through integrated communications for more than 20 years. His diverse category experience includes financial services, fast food, travel, electronics, and every aspect of consumer and business technology. Scott’s strategic leadership has contributed to the growth of some of the world’s most recognizable companies like Adobe, Samsung, HP and Intel. His experience activating brands across the customer journey – brand purpose, thought leadership, social interaction, sustainable demand, passionate communities – has successfully launched companies, products, technologies and worthy causes.

Mr. Mullins earned a BS in Organizational Communications from the University of Utah.

Scott Mullins
SVP, Marketing



Anne Wien   Ms. Wien manages Human Resources for Accelitas, overseeing hiring, benefits, and other HR-related activities. She joined the company in 2012 and worked for many years in Sales and Administrative support. In that role, she provided key logistical support for Sales and Marketing and served as the office manager for Accelitas headquarters.  Ms. Wien holds a BA degree in History with a Minor in Business Administration from UCLA.

Anne Wien

Ms. Wien manages Human Resources for Accelitas, overseeing hiring, benefits, and other HR-related activities. She joined the company in 2012 and worked for many years in Sales and Administrative support. In that role, she provided key logistical support for Sales and Marketing and served as the office manager for Accelitas headquarters.

Ms. Wien holds a BA degree in History with a Minor in Business Administration from UCLA.

Anne Wien
Human Resources Officer

Nate Washburn   Mr. Washburn is responsible for all IT infrastructure, IT services, and IT security at Accelitas, including the provisioning of Accelitas SaaS solutions for customers. His expertise includes architecting and managing mission-critical SaaS applications in the financial services and healthcare industries. Before joining Accelitas, Mr. Washburn worked in IT operations and system administration at Medrio, Practice Fuions, Cisco Systems, Taos, and Wells Fargo.  Mr. Washburn earned a BS in Communications Studies at Sonoma State University. He has received VC-VIP certification in VMware vSphere.

Nate Washburn

Mr. Washburn is responsible for all IT infrastructure, IT services, and IT security at Accelitas, including the provisioning of Accelitas SaaS solutions for customers. His expertise includes architecting and managing mission-critical SaaS applications in the financial services and healthcare industries. Before joining Accelitas, Mr. Washburn worked in IT operations and system administration at Medrio, Practice Fuions, Cisco Systems, Taos, and Wells Fargo.

Mr. Washburn earned a BS in Communications Studies at Sonoma State University. He has received VC-VIP certification in VMware vSphere.

Nate Washburn
Director of Information Technology