Sales Team

Rene DeLaricheliere – Vice President of Sales

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2021

Rene joined Pay Tel with over 27 years of proven success in sales leadership, customer success, marketing and product management.  He has worked extensively in telecommunications with numerous leadership roles for Lumen-CenturyLink, FairPoint and Verizon.

Rene is responsible for directing Pay Tel’s Sales team. Duties include defining the sales strategy for Pay Tel and providing leadership to the Regional Account Managers team to ensure exceptional client support. He will be focused on retaining and growing the client base to meet company objectives and financial targets.

Rob Deglman – Director of Strategic Programs

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2019

Rob joined Pay Tel with over 24 years experience working in the corrections marketplace for companies offering inmate commissary and inmate communications products.  Rob is experienced in sales and operational management. His duties at Pay Tel include providing exceptional client support, developing strategic vendor partnerships, and maintaining the company’s product development roadmap. Rob promotes systems improvements inspired through direct client interaction.

Mike Bronson – Regional Account Manager, inteleVOICE™ Enrollment Team

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2010

Mike has over 25 years of achievement in sales, marketing and business development in U.S. based markets, highlighted by success in outside sales working with scientific and technological product lines and nine years of success in the inmate technology market. Mike has extensive experience winning contracts and supporting customers’ needs and concerns. Mike’s duties at Pay Tel include marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

Megan Hurley-Powell – Regional Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2017

Megan comes from a family with a long history of law enforcement service.  This background has allowed her to be successful in serving the corrections industry for both the commissary and healthcare markets and provides Megan with a unique perspective on inmate phone service as well.  Duties include marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

Leigh Setzer- Regional Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2014

Leigh has spent the last 12 years working in inmate telecommunications sales, service and support.  Leigh has exceptional attention to detail, and offers dedicated focus on providing exceptional service to her client facilities in the Southeast.  Duties include marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

Jordan Strong – Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2021

Jordan joined Pay Tel with several years of successful sales, account support and contract management experience.  In addition Jordan has 12 years of law enforcement background working as a Sergeant and Instructor for the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.  Jordan’s duties at Pay Tel include Georgia area sales and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

George Sheers – Regional Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2010

George has over 30 years of professional experience in Law Enforcement, several of those years as an elected Sheriff. George has spent the last ten years working in inmate telecommunications sales, service and support throughout the Western United States. George has consistently ranked in the top ten percent among his peers in inmate telecommunications sales. Duties include marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

Randy Chester – Account Relationship Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2001

Randy served as Sheriff of Dawson County, GA for eleven years and Chief of Police at North Georgia College for four and half years. His experience includes President of the Georgia Sheriff’s Association – 1991 to 1992; Chairman of the Appalachian Drug Task Force 1991 to 1995; Served on Governor’s Statewide DUI Task Force – 1991 to 1995; Northeast Georgia Police Academy Advisory Board – 1985 to Present; and Member of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association Executive Board – 1988 to 1996. Randy serves as an ambassador for Pay Tel, assisting the Account Management Team in support of clients in Georgia.

Shermikia Lemon – Client Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2020

Shermikia has over 15 years of analytical and strategic partnership experience. She is experienced in sales support, product development and management as well as customer relations. She is a team player with the reputation of driving results. She is a highly-motivated thought leader with exceptional analytical ability and talent for leading multi-functional projects. Her duties include proactively and consistently monitoring and engaging with client accounts and working with Regional Account Managers on marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.

Tracy Smith – Client Account Manager

Pay Tel Team Member Since 2022

Tracy joined Pay Tel with over 18 years of telecom and customer support experience. She has a proven track record for building strong client relationships, dedication to customer satisfaction and a passion for building these relationships on honesty, trust, and responsiveness. Her duties include proactively and consistently monitoring and engaging with client account and working with Regional Account Managers on marketing and client support for Pay Tel’s entire product suite.