Founder and CEO
Role: Art sets the vision, the direction and the example for all of CBS. With more than 30 years in the restaurant technology industry, he clearly understands the challenges today’s operators face. Art has been the innovator behind technology products that make a positive impact on the restaurant’s bottom line and the all-important guest experience.
Hometown: Howell Township, NJ
Personal: Art has a goal to golf at each of the top 100 golf courses in the world. He’s slowly playing his way through the list, though the top three are off of the list.
Chief Technology Officer
Role: Joseph is responsible for the development and shipment of the NorthStar family of software products and services. He’s an Agile enthusiast and uses the Scrum Framework to build hyper-productive teams who deliver high business valued shippable products time and time again. Certifications: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner.
Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Personal: Joseph is a happy family man (family of 6), musician and outdoors enthusiast.
Chief Operating Officer
Role: Jeremy grew up in the business and has worked in every department. He has spent time in Support where he was on the front lines doing installs and solving customer problems. Later he moved into a sales and product development role and today Jeremy’s focus is on customer acquisition and successful product deployment.
Hometown: Freehold, NJ. Raised in Chino, CA.
Personal: Jeremy’s “claim to fame” is that he was born in the same hospital as Bruce Springsteen. He completed his first marathon in October, 2011 and has run several since. Jeremy is active in philanthropic activities with his church and is the proud father of four children.
Chief Financial Officer
Role: Joe is responsible for the accounting, finance, legal, and human resource functions at Custom Business Solutions. Prior to joining CBS he held similar positions at a number of technology companies in Orange County. In addition to those positions Joe has successfully started and grown several entities into multi-million dollar enterprises. His experience spans SaaS, software, technology, manufacturing, distribution, managed and professional services.
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Personal: Joe is a graduate of California State University Fullerton with degrees in accounting and economics and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California. He is also an Expert in Residence at The Cove at UCI and at Connect/Springboard in San Diego; in addition, he is a Certified Mergers and Acquisition Adviser and a recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Orange County in the Business Services category. Joe has been married for 30 years to Kellie, his much better half, and has two grown daughters, Nicole and Corey. He likes to surf, cycle, and travel for leisure.
(IRVINE, CA) 8.23.2019 – Custom Business Solutions (CBS), developers of NorthStar POS, the restaurant industry’s first iPad-based cloud point-of-sale system, announces today that Ann Tran has been promoted to the role of Director of Client Services. (more…)