President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Brandon Mintz founded and has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bitcoin Depot since its inception in June 2016. Prior to founding Bitcoin Depot, Mr. Mintz founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Premier Technologies, LLC beginning in November 2013. Mr. Mintz holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Georgia.
Director and COO
Scott Buchanan has served as Bitcoin Depot’s Chief Operating Officer since March 2022, and also served as Bitcoin Depot’s Chief Financial Officer from August 2020 to January 2023. From June 2019 to August 2020, Mr. Buchanan served as a Vice President of Finance/HR. Before his tenure at Bitcoin Depot, Mr. Buchanan worked at Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) in different finance-related roles beginning in December 2015. Mr. Buchanan holds a B.S. in Accounting from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Science in Accountancy from Wake Forest School of Business. Mr. Buchanan is a certified public accountant.
Dan Gardner co-founded Gardner Capital Group and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since November 2020, and has been a Principal at Correlate, LLC and ValuFi, LLC since December 2020 and April 2021, respectively. He co-founded and has been a partner of GPF Holdings since April 2019, and of Nova Group, LLC since January 2021. He has also served as Senior Advisor at CentSai since August 2020. From February 2013 to November 2020, Mr. Gardner worked as a Consultant and Director of Strategic Accounts and Acquisitions at Paramount Management Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heller Capital, and since December 2021, he has served as a consultant to Paramount. During his tenure at Paramount, Mr. Gardner has led the consolidation of ATM companies across the continental United States and Puerto Rico. In January 2006, Mr. Gardner co-founded Select-A-Branch, an ATM software company, where he developed patented software capable of delivering branded, surcharge-free ATM transactions for an unlimited number of financial institutions at each ATM, which was acquired in February 2013 by Seven Bank, Ltd. Mr. Gardner serves on the advisory board of Univest Bank & Trust. He also serves on the boards of two Philadelphia non-profits: Impact Services Corporation and Philly Startup Leaders. Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from the College of Charleston.
Jackie Marks has served as Chief Financial Officer of Condé Nast since March 2021. Ms. Marks served as Chief Financial Officer of Mercer from May 2018 to March 2021. In the 15 years prior to joining Mercer in 2018, Ms. Marks held a variety of financial leadership positions at Thomas Reuters, including serving as Chief Financial Officer of enterprise technology and operations from August 2015 to April 2018. Earlier in her career, Ms. Marks served as an associate at Siemens Westinghouse from 1998 to 2000. Ms. Marks received her Bachelors of Science in Business from the College of Business at University of Central Florida.
Daniel Stabile has been a Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP since May 2022, serving as a co-chair of the firm’s Digital Assets and Blockchain Technology Group. Mr. Stabile also served as a vice chairperson of the Miami-Dade County Cryptocurrency Task Force. Prior to his tenure at Winston, he was an attorney at Shutts & Bowen from March 2012 to May 2022, and at Dewey & LeBoeuff LLP from September 2008 to March 2012. Mr. Stabile has over 10 years of experience as an attorney with expertise in the distributed ledger, blockchain and digital asset sector. Mr. Stabile has advised banks, broker-dealers, FinTech companies and other businesses regarding their implementation of blockchain technology, as well as government officials and regulators on digital asset technology and regulation. He has also represented financial institutions and other businesses in contentious matters and disputes, including government investigations and enforcement actions, arbitrations and civil litigations. Mr. Stabile hold both a BA in Philosophy from the University of Virginia and a JD from The George Washington University Law School.
Bradley Strock has served as President of Klaxon Holdings, LLC since January 2019. Mr. Strock served as Chief Information Officer at PayPal from October 2014 to December 2018, and from March 2011 to October 2014 he served as PayPal’s Vice President of Global Operations Technology. Prior to joining PayPal in 2011, Mr. Strock held several senior executive roles at Bank of America and at JP Morgan Chase. Mr. Strock has served on the board of directors of Elevate Credit, Inc. since January 2018, and is a member of Elevate’s Compensation Committee and Chairperson of its Risk Committee. Mr. Strock has also served on the board of Kiavi, Inc., one of the nation’s largest lenders to real estate investors, from December 2021 to September 2022. Mr. Strock also serves on the board of Hiigna, Inc., a non-profit organization providing micro-finance loans in Africa. He received his MSM (MBA) from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, along with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue.
Tim Vanderham has served on the technology advisory board of Ryan, LLC since December 2022. He also serves as a member of the President’s advisory board at Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. Vanderham served as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President at NCR from July 2018 to March 2022. During his tenure at NCR, he led the Software Strategy, Engineering and Innovation teams, integrating and consolidating such teams into one unit under the company’s new organizational structure. Prior to joining NCR, he served as Chief Technology Officer at Thomson Reuters for its Tax and Accounting division. Mr. Vanderham held several key roles at IBM, including the position of Vice President of Development and Operations of IBM Cloud Platform Services (Bluemix) which he held from February 2014 to October 2016. Mr. Vanderham received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota State University.