QuikQ Names Tony McAlister as New COO
Experienced senior executive to lead provider of innovative fuel transaction processing solutions for motor carriers and truckstops
Franklin, TN— February 07, 2017 — QuikQ, the leading provider of a cardless direct fuel connection between truck stop point-of-sale (POS) and motor carrier enterprise systems, today announced that Tony McAlister has joined the company as its new COO. McAlister has more than 27 years of experience in high growth start-ups and large corporations, including mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and leveraged strategic alliances
“Tony McAlister’s expertise as a senior executive bringing companies to the next level will be a great benefit to QuikQ and its customers,” said Ernie Betancourt, president of QuikQ. “As we continue to enhance our FPS Fuel Purchase System he will be instrumental in its evolution and in the development of related solutions.”
Before joining QuikQ, McAlister served as Chief Technology Officer at Betfair, an Internet betting exchange, and previously was the COO, CTO and CIO at Motricity, a provider of mobile content services and solutions processing. Earlier in his career, McAlister was the CIO at Vodafone, a Fortune 500 international wireless communications provider, and served as CTO at an early-stage startup providing investment services and in senior management roles at several e-commerce businesses.
“My experience shepherding small organizations into becoming large ones, specifically in the technology arena, will serve me well in this new role at QuikQ,” Tony McAlister said. “I am excited to join Ernie Betancourt, a successful serial entrepreneur, in growing this unique company. QuikQ technology has created a compelling customer proposition that will disrupt this industry. I am thrilled to step into this role as the company is preparing for its next phase of growth.”
A privately held software development company based in Franklin, Tennessee, QuikQ creates and develops innovative fuel transaction processing solutions for motor carriers and truck stops. Redefining the entire fueling process, the QuikQ Fuel Purchase System (FPS) is the first fuel transaction software that is designed to manage the entire fuel transaction through real-time direct “carrier to truck stop” connectivity. QuikQ’s RFID-based fueling system is currently being installed at truck stops nationwide and is being adopted by a growing number of motor carriers. For more information, visit www.quikq.com.