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Clearent Overview

Saint Louis, MO
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Financial Transaction Processing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Clearent is a full-service, payments solution provider with more than 500 employees, 50,000 merchants, and $18 billion in processing volume. From traditional point-of-sale terminals, mobile solutions and tablet-based systems to a custom-built virtual terminal, e-commerce ... Read more

Mission: To be irreplaceable to our customers through our technology, business processes and trust-based working relationships.

Company Updates


    Clearent CEO Named Entrepreneur of the Year® 2017 in Central Midwest

    June 16, 2017 EY today announced that Founder and CEO Dan Geraty of Clearent, a full-service payment processor and merchant services provider, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Central Midwest. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.


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Clearent – Why Work With Us?

At our core, we’re a credit card processing company that takes a hard stand against hidden fees and pricing tricks.

Since our very beginnings, our commitment to quality, transparency and unwavering customer service are the basis for everything that we do. We are a payment processor committed to doing the right thing. We are tenacious when it comes to the pursuit of making things better so that our clients can be their most profitable. We are humble innovators, building our payment technology – Horizon Processing Engine, Quest Payment Gateway and Compass Reporting Tool – from the ground up. And we are passionate about providing the kind of service that people don’t really expect anymore. As you’re evaluating credit card processing companies, let us show you how different is better.


To be the most highly recommended payments solutions provider in the industry.


To be irreplaceable to our customers through our technology, business processes and trust-based working relationships.


One of the most important factors behind a company’s long-term success it its culture. After all, culture is really the glue that holds great companies together.

Clearent was founded on the core principles of honesty and transparency and these values can be found in everything we do, from how we treat our employees, sales partners, and merchants to how we built our proprietary processing platform so that it provides a clear view of residual payments and credit card processing fees.

We’ve worked hard to create and nurture a unique company with a culture that stands apart from other players in the payments industry. From the minute you walk into our offices or meet a member of our team you can tell there’s something different about Clearent.

We’re a hard working, entrepreneurial group that values innovation and a results-oriented attitude just as much as we do having fun, both in the office and out.

We see the value of being a flexible, nimble company, which is why we empower our employees to make decisions and truly value their input into how we can make Clearent a better company, and an ever better place to work.


If you’re interested in selling credit card processing and merchant accounts, let us show you what it’s like to be part of a winning team.

We have teams of dedicated sales professionals located across the county, and are always looking for new Account Executives and Regional Sales Directors to join our team.

When you work for Clearent, you’ll have the confidence you need, knowing you’re backed by one of the most trusted providers in the payments business.

We’re committed to your success, which is why we provide tools that make it easier and faster to drive your income, such as best-in-class technology, leading-edge products, and customer-centric service.

Add to that one of the strongest commission plans in the industry, uncapped earnings with upfront cash incentives that are paid weekly, flexible compensation plans and vested lifetime residuals and you’ll have what you need to reach higher and grow faster.

Want to know what it’s like to be part of Clearent’s Direct Sales team? Take a look at this video and hear first hand from some of our team members.

Payment processing is a crowded field, and customer service is one of the ways companies can differentiate themselves and gain a competitive edge. That’s why at Clearent we focus on providing superior customer service and support and make sure our sales partners and merchants get timely answers when they need them most.

Our team has decades of industry experience, but more importantly lives by the mantra that customer service is its top priority. This means that they resolve issues quickly and efficiently while providing a personalized level of service that can only be found in smaller, more nimble companies like Clearent.

Our Support and Operations team is made up of three groups, each one playing an important part in making sure that merchants are set up quickly and receive the support they need to process payments.

  • Underwriting – Our Underwriting team is focused on reviewing new merchant applications so new customers can be approved and boarded as quickly as possible. They strive to make the process simple for our customers while also mitigating any potential risk to Clearent for handling the merchant’s credit card processing.
  • Operations – The Clearent Operations team deals with the equipment that merchants need to process credit card payments. If a merchant purchases new point-of-sale (POS) equipment when they become a Clearent customer, they make sure that the merchant receives their terminal, PIN pad, or other equipment as soon as possible. They also make sure that the merchant’s equipment has the correct version of software that is needed to process payments.
  • Customer Support – When a Clearent merchant has a question or needs assistance, the Customer Support team is there to help. Our team handles day-to-day questions and their goal is to provide first-call resolution so merchants can focus on running their business. From helping merchants access our reporting system to answering questions about specific transactions and more, our team provides knowledgeable, timely support.

It’s this top-rated, friendly team that provides unparalleled support and helps keep our customers’ merchant services programs running smoothly, and their customers coming back.

Clearent Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Awesome Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Delray Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Delray Beach, FL
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Clearent full-time (Less than a year)


    This company is first class from upper management, HR, to sales reps, with a great work life balance and an awesome incentivize program that just makes life easier at Clearent. When I look for a job opportunity I always look for Direction, Merit, and Culture and Clearent checks all of the boxes. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity and amazing people. Continue to be great and set the standard Clearent! Thanks for the opportunity


    It can be frustrating, but the excellent training program works! Just give it time!

    Advice to Management

    Keep leading the way, not to create followers but to create other leaders like you have been ;)

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Clearent Photos

Clearent photo of: The Clearent Team Cheering on Dan Geraty at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Gala
Clearent photo of: Clearent night at the Cardinals game!
Clearent photo of: Our West Palm Beach team has a pretty great view :)
Clearent photo of: Retirement party for one of our company legends, Larry Bouchard!
Clearent photo of: Jeff Zimmerman with the Clearent team at an industry event in Scottsdale
Clearent photo of: Some of out great employees from West Palm Beach
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Clearent Interviews



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    Outside Sales Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oakland, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Clearent (Oakland, CA) in May 2020.


    I applied online and received an email within 2 days requesting for phone screen. At the phone screen, I declined the opportunity within two questions. Note that this job is for hard, pushy type of sales people as it is 100% commission based. This is not for everyone, most certainly it was not for me.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any questions about the information I gave you about Clearent?   1 Answer
    • Do you have any non-negotiables or deal breakers with the job?   1 Answer
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Clearent Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2017
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2015
  • Fastest Growing Companies, St. Louis Business Journal, 2015
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2014
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