We simplify the end-to-end processes and oversight required by our clients in the management of ATM and cash recycler networks by delivering a multifaceted solution set serving everything from: project scoping & planning, installation coordination, full unit refurbishments, upgrades, parts supply, warehouse services, disposition services, and nationwide logistics.
We partner with our clients via a consultative approach solving their business issues at hand by focusing on process improvement and cost efficiencies within a given infrastructure. We guarantee results, offer “prove it” implementations, and provide a soft approach to supporting your business needs.
Tellerex Inc adds market leadership to drive future growth
Tellerex announced today that after a successful five-year growth strategy, the Company has named James Kilkelly its Chairman and Christian Ranke as its President & CEO, effective June 18, 2018. Kilkelly has more than 20 years of industry leadership experience, and is recognized as one of Atlanta’s top entrepreneurs. Just recently, James won the Young Global Leader award at the Davos World Economic Summit. Ranke has 20 years experience in the banking technology sector as well as holding Senior and C-Level positions throughout the industry. Both James and Christian have been proven as leaders and innovators within the IT, ATM, and FinTech markets for many years.
Tellerex has worked with the leading Banking and ATM Service community supporting current generation ATM hardware while delivering upgrades, and service parts to the US Market. ERP, automation, and applications are used to manage the time and material incurred internally to yield financial visibility for daily operations. Once Tellerex applied this same methodology into designing a
solution for our banking clients transitioning their systems, they created a completely new service offering saving their clients time, risk, and money.
Next steps......National footprint
Ranke and Kilkelly founded Tellerex in 2013. The business has seen many successes by employing a lean operating attitude with a process controlled culture. "The banking and ATM landscape is about to experience a major reconstruction phase over the next 10 years. We are building the bridge that adds value, simplification, and visibility to our clients business", says Ranke. James adds “Creating innovative and thoughtful solutions in this dynamic niche industry while serving our customers with passion is our primary aim."
Tellerex is headquartered in Marietta, GA (30,000 sq feet) and is currently in the process of opening in Las Vegas as well as Dallas, TX adding an additional 100,000 square footage to support current and future operations.
Tellerex was formed and is currently operated by a team of leading industry professionals who possess over 40 years of combined experience within the ATM and Banking Technology industry. Our experience covers major financial institutions, OEM’s, and service providers.
JAMES KILKELLY - CHAIRMAN & CO-FOUNDER
James Kilkelly is a serial entrepreneur and technology investor. He’s the current Chairman and co-founder of Tellerex, Inc., while previously co-founding Apto Solutions and Telephone.com. He has held corporate leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies such as NCR and others.
Throughout his career, James has excelled in the creative development of global business opportunities ranging in size from $70 million + in annualized revenue. He is an active contributor within the Atlanta community formerly serving on the Board of Directors for the C5 Youth Foundation of Georgia (www.c5georgia.org), and is also 15 year member of Entrepreneurs' Organization International (www.eonetwork.com) .
He is married to Angelique, a former CNN International show host and they have a young daughter, Josephina. In addition to his passion for Entrepreurship, James enjoys adventure motorcycling, endurance sports, good wine and world fútbol. He is also currently learning Spanish.
CHRISTIAN RANKE -PRESIDENT & CEO
Christian Ranke, a native of Rochester NY, joined the United States Air Force after high school and was assigned to NATO's 31st Expeditionary Task Force in Aviano, Italy from 1996-1999. During this time, he supported operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Albania, Yugoslavia, and Iraq. Immediately following his honorable discharge, he relocated to Atlanta GA and started a job as a technician with a banking technology firm. Over the next 12 years, he has held management and C level positions within the industry as well as being an owner. His abilities to simplify the sales, operations, and quality processes were a driving factor in the creation and growth strategy of Tellerex when opened in 2013. His hobbies includes music, travel, and creative writing.
BRIAN LECHLITNER -CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Brian Lechlitner is responsible for the overall business operations of Tellerex, ensuring that the right people, the right processes, and the right products are in place to enable further growth fostered by industry leading quality. He has over 10 years of experience in the ATM industry and 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Tellerex, Mr. Lechlitner held various leadership positions at Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, and Nautilus Hyosung America.
Brian graduated with distinction from Indiana University Bloomington earning a Bachelor’s Degree with triple concentrations in Operations Management, Business Process Improvement, and Computer Information Systems. He currently resides in Columbus, OH.
NORB LATULIPPE -SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Norb LaTulippe, a Louisiana native, oversees partner relationships, customer experience, and compliance for Tellerex. His 25 year plus experience started in shipping and receiving and has included most aspects within the ATM and Banking Technology industry. He has been an integral part of developing structured client and vendor portfolios globally. He is married with 2 children and resides out of Cincinnati, OH. He is building our Midwest operation from the ground up.
During his free time, Norb enjoys working on cars, and skiing.
Vincent Graves -General Manager
A founding member of Tellerex Vincent has over a decade of experience working for and with financial institutions, OEM’s, and Tier 1 Vendors globally. He began his career in the biotech space as a salesperson eventually moving up to a director of sales based in Rochester , NY. After 10 years in Biotech, he moved to The Bankers Exchange in Atlanta where he became a VP with a focus of working on strategic accounts during his time there leading to growth.
Vincent earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from The College of Charleston.