Melissa Harris

Melissa is a respected builder and leader of productive customer-focused teams and has significant experience creating and managing support operations infrastructure for software companies.  She has been in Support Operations for her entire career, managing various solutions in multiple vertical markets.  Melissa is a consultant for Best Payments and is the Director of Professional Services at Vertex Systems, Inc.   Vertex Systems creates, deploys and supports software solutions for organizations that serve disabled and disadvantaged people.  Melissa joined Best Payments in 2016.   

Jeremy Harris

Jeremy is IT consultant for Best Payments and Director of IT for Vertex Systems. Vertex systems creates, deploys and supports software solutions for organizations that serve disabled and disadvantaged people.  Jeremy manages all aspects of internal and external IT, PCI Security and HIPAA Compliance. Jeremy joined Best Payments in 2016 and Vertex Systems 2012 with over 20 years of information technology and operations management expertise. As the Director of IT, Jeremy acquires and maintains all of the organizations mission critical information systems and resources.    Jeremy joined Best Payments in 2016.  

Rhonda McGeath

Rhonda is originally from New Riegel Ohio and has lived in Delaware for the past 25 years.   She owns a cleaning business and works part time for Best Payments.    Rhonda has 2 sons, the oldest attends Unniversity of Cincinnati and the youngest attends Hayes High School.   Rhonda enjoys being outdoors, running and spending time with family and friends.   Rhonda joined Best Payments in 2016.  


Veronica Wohrle

Veronica has a degree in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources.  She is from Columbus Ohio and is a Buckeye Fan!   Veronica has 2 children, her son attends The Ohio State University and her daughter is a student at Buckeye Valley Middle School.    In her free time, Veronica loves to spend time with her husband on the motorcycle and playing with her 4 dogs.    Veronica joined Best Payments in 2017.   


Our Team

Kim Aleshire

Kim Aleshire is the Service and Support Manager for Best Payments.  Kim is responsible for Benefits Consultations and Supported Employment with Best Payments.    Kim earned her Benefits Practitioners Certificate from Cornell University.  Kim lives in Marion with her husband.  During free time, Kim enjoys boating and being outdoors.   Kim joined Best Payments in 2015.  

Lisa Cluff

Lisa serves on our Board of Directors and is a Radiology Nurse at Marion General Hospital. She studied psychology at Ohio Statue University and is a licensed social worker (LSW).  Lisa is from Marion Ohio, she is married and a mother of 4 boys. She enjoys reading, playing softball, scrapbooking and spending time with her family during her free time.  

Board of Directors

Joe Roden

Joe has worked at Verizon for 27 years in various managerial and leadership roles.  In addition has served on the Buckeye Valley Board of Education, and is currently on the board of the Delaware Youth Athletic Association.   Joe and his wife Terri have 3 children and his youngest son has Cystic Fibrosis.   


Christopher Zoeller

Chris serves on our Board of Directors and is an Attorney for Cooke, Demers & Gleason Law Firm.  He studied International Business and Economics at Ohio Northern and received his law degree from The University of Toledo.  Christopher lives in Columbus Ohio with his wife, Betsy.   During his free time enjoys traveling, boating, outdoor activities and spending time with friends.  

Sherri Schumm 

Sherri is the founder of the company and now serves as our President.  She studied business at Tiffin University and has been in payment processing for over 27 years. Most recently, Sherri was the Director for Payment Processing at QuanComm where she managed payment processing and online giving for hundreds of church and charitable organizations.   Sherri is from Tiffin Ohio and has lived in Delaware Ohio for the past 19 years. Sherri is married and the parents of 2 sons; Matt and Andrew.  

Joyce Dininger

​Joyce has lived in Ohio all her life.  She received a BA in Criminology from The Ohio State University.  Go Bucks!  She and her husband of 37 years live in Ostrander.  Her daughter lives in Dublin and has graced Joyce three lovely grandchildren.  Her son lives in Louisville, KY, providing a wonderful place to visit.  She enjoys the clients she serves at Best Payments and finds that her Sociology background is helpful.  Joyce likes to read, do puzzles, play cards, garden, hike, travel and be social with friends.   Joyce joined Best Payments in 2015.  

Mindy Rife

 Mindy is married to her high school sweetheart and has two beautiful daughters.   She has lived in Marion County her entire life and has 25 years of customer service including within the banking industry.    In her free time, Mindy enjoys spending time with her family.    Mindy joined Best Payments in January 2018.  

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