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Velocity Solutions Appoints Steven Swanston, Executive Vice President of Sales

FORT LAUDERDALE, July 14, 2015 – Velocity Solutions announces that Steve Swanston has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales. Steve previously spent 10 years working at John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA) where he was instrumental in the firm’s sales growth.

He also was involved in growing JMFA through strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and was the lead person in new product identification and development. He organically started the JMFA Executive Search Practice, providing executive recruiting to financial institutions nationwide, as well as JMFA Contract Optimizer, providing cost reduction within vendor agreements. He partnered these groups with CUES and CUNA Strategic Services respectively.

Steve left JMFA in 2013 to join CU People as its Executive VP. CU People is a leading provider of human resource and payroll outsourcing solutions to credit unions. As EVP, Steve was charged with running the firm’s daily operation, overseeing sales and marketing to expand the firm’s footprint nationally and maintaining and developing strategic partnerships with industry groups, channel partners and technology resources.

“We could not be more pleased to have Steve on our team,” said Christopher Leonard, CEO of Velocity Solutions. “We know that under his leadership, we have incredible potential to take our business to the next level.” “And with his extensive experience in financial services,” Leonard continued, “Steve will serve as a fantastic consultative resource to Velocity’s valuable clients.”

About Velocity Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1995 and managing nearly 15 million transaction accounts, Velocity Solutions® is the leading provider of revenue enhancement solutions to regional and community banks and credit unions. Velocity’s solutions are designed to drive new accounts, increase transactional activity in existing accounts, generate additional fee income, increase account holder retention and address regulatory scrutiny. For more information, please visit


Velocity Solutions Contact:
Beth Planakis
Director of Marketing
954-847-5800 Ext. 183