Management Team

Keith Marks

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Keith Marks has more than 30 years of experience in real estate, corporate finance and restructuring. Over the last several years, he has overseen the acquisition and disposition of 235 service stations and sites in the Western United States. Over his career, he has completed in excess of 500 transactions valued at more than $6.5 billion. Mr. Marks, along with a core group of strategic partners, owned or managed several other companies, which included: Amsted California Partners, Amsted Companies, CSL Reality Advisers, American Capital Partners, WindRiver Capital Group, WRCG Properties, WRCG Energy Partners, SunCor LLC and InterCapita, among others. Mr. Marks has a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate/Finance from Arizona State University.

Kenneth Berke

Co-Founder & President

Ken Berke is a California-licensed attorney with over 30 years of experience. In 2014, Ken combined his legal, business, and regulatory compliance expertise to co-found PayQwick. As PayQwick’s President and an attorney, he has played an integral role in creating PayQwick’s BSA/AML and state law compliance programs. Mr. Berke holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UCLA.

Albert Acevedo

Chief Financial Officer

Albert Acevedo has more than 20 years of financial leadership experience. Prior to joining PayQwick, Albert was VP, Corporate Treasurer and Financial Operations at Blackhawk Network a leading prepaid card platform. While there, he helped build the payments and financial infrastructure to support Blackhawk's expansion into new product areas and build scale to support both organic and acquisition driven growth. In addition, he was a Finance Director at PayPal where he developed processes and systems to enable hyper growth and international expansion. He has broad experience across a variety of technology-oriented firms including Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies and Broadcom.