Meet our Team

And you thought our products and solutions were industry-leading and unique?

Wait until you meet the C3 team…

CHRISTOPHER MOLKE

President/CEO

Christopher is an industry veteran with extensive knowledge relating to EMV, card personalization and technology solutions. He was involved in setting up one of the industry’s first EMV personalization and fulfillment facilities in the United States. Christopher is our resident “Chip expert” and frequently works with manufacturers to develop new product features and often is consulted to test new products before they are released. By nature he is an entrepreneur, Co-founding C3 has been both exciting and challenging, sparking his hi-tech talents to launch C3 into the world of EMV.

SCOTT BENNETT

CTO

During his numerous years in the card industry, Scott has brought expertise to the areas of Manufacturing, Process engineering, Data processing, Industry certifications, Smart card implementation, Quality Assurance, compliance, inventory management and Customer service. Additionally, Scott was a key contributor in achieving C3 brand certifications for manufacturing; Chip embedding, personalization and PCI compliance. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at C3. Scott is responsible for the ongoing initiatives in the emerging EMV market, providing on-boarding support for the independent banking community as well as guiding the internal requirements for software development and technology implementation, Quality and compliance.

RICH LIGHTSEY

SVP Sales

Rich is a 32 year veteran of a Fortune 500 company, bringing innovative products and solutions to the world’s leading card manufacturers, retailers and financial institutions. Rich’s product sales experience and leadership roles have well positioned him to help C3 meet its growth objectives.

Robert Butler

VP and General Manager of Manufacturing and Production.

Robert has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, project and vendor management, product development, process improvement, risk and operations management. Most of this experience comes from the financial and card services space with First Data, Bank of America Corp, UMB and TMG. His responsibilities will be managing the day to day manufacturing of both the Omaha and Centennial facilities. Robert is committed to maintaining the highest level of quality and will bring a wealth of knowledge to Catalyst Card Co.

BRIAN CALABRO

Chief Marketing Officer

Brian joined C3 2016. Prior to joining the Catalyst team he has held sales, marketing, general management and executive management positions at companies in the payment card and personalization arena. Throughout his career he has been involved in business development and marketing for the financial service industry. His Marketing, sales and management leadership are a good compliment to the C3 team, where he is responsible for Marketing and Customer Service.

DENEEN MISBRENER

VP of Business Operations

DeNeen joined C3 in June 2014. DeNeen has worked in and around the Financial Service industry with an emphasis on Customer Service for most of her career at companies like Deloitte & Touche, First Data and Vantiv. Most recently DeNeen worked on a Product team at Vantiv focusing on new product development and client implementations of single value and reloadable Prepaid products. Results oriented, her extensive industry and operational experience has positioned her well to help C3 grow and meet the demands of a changing industry.