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Jana Schmidt

CEO, Pine Services Group

Jana Schmidt is the CEO of Pine Services Group, which is dedicated to being the best home for companies and their leaders in the enterprise resource planning and business application space.

Jana previously served as president of Quisitive’s PayiQ, a first of its kind, cloud-enabled merchant acquiring payments platform that was recently acquired by Fulcrum IT Partners. Before that, she served as the President & CEO of Harland Clarke Corp. (now Vericast), a marketing technology company. At Harland Clarke, Schmidt spearheaded the acquisition of QuickPivot, a marketing technology platform that aided in the transformation of the billion-dollar tech-enabled services company. Before her role at Harland Clarke Corp., Schmidt served as the CEO at Ecova (now ENGIE Impact), a global energy and sustainability analytics company. While there she advanced the core data management and energy consultancy business while expanding its energy efficiency services globally.

Jana graduated cum laude from Colorado State University in only three years and has taken advanced management courses at Emory’s Goizueta Business School, The Wharton School, and Harvard Business School. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Jana Schmidt
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First Job

Salesperson for the clothing store, The Limited


Proudest Moment

Professionally, a standout for me is when our sales team won a $100M a year contract, which was the largest industry win in history. It changed the course of the company and drove incredible momentum like only growth can do.

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What Drives You

Being my best, working with amazing people, and winning in the market.

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Motto for Life

Looking back, I see that the motto “the days are long, but the years are short” is too true. Enjoy the ride!