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ClearSale Executives to Inspire the Next Generation of Business Leaders with the MRC Mentor Program

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Leading fraud protection provider ClearSale ( announced that its EVP and Partner, Rafael Lourenco, and Country Manager for ClearSale Mexico, Victor Islas, have joined the Merchant Risk Council Mentor Program as Mentors.

The MRC mentorship program was designed to encourage educational development through knowledge sharing, inspire and develop the next generation of leaders, and grow careers with mutually beneficial partnerships. Mentorship is a driving force in propelling the next generation of industry leaders, and the MRC is committed to nurturing the career development of e-commerce fraud, payments, and risk professionals globally. Having recently achieving B Corp certification, ClearSale’s dedication to sustainability, employee empowerment, and social impact feeds directly into MRC’s Mentor Program goals, and Rafael and Victor, both leaders in fraud prevention and merchant education, are perfect candidates to embody these principles.

Leading smart people to solve complex problems in dynamic environments is Rafael’s signature skill. Representing one of the world’s largest firms of its kind, Rafael has over a decade of e-commerce fraud detection and prevention expertise in major international markets. From his base in Miami, he oversees ClearSale’s global anti-fraud operation by leading its commercial, statistical intelligence and IT teams and providing technical and executive management for all the operation’s employees.

“I am thrilled to be accepted as a mentor for MRC, I look forward to guiding and sharing insights with the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders,” said Rafael Lourenco. “MRC and ClearSale share the common goals of raising up our industry as a whole by bringing business knowledge and vital experience to those in need of it.”

With more than a decade of international experience in digital business transformation, Victor has focused on helping Latin American companies adopt cutting-edge technology, processes and trends. He has comprehensive experience with technology including CRM systems, mobility, logistics systems, payment methods and fraud prevention for e-commerce.

“We are focused on fueling the success of those that are coming up in the industry,” said Victor. “Education and protection of merchants is of utmost importance to us, so becoming mentors gives us the opportunity to focus the passion and hard work of others in the right direction to ensure growth.”

Both Rafael and Victor are available to take on mentees via MRC’s mentorship program, to find out more, email or visit MRC’s Mentor Program Center.

About ClearSale

ClearSale helps e-retailers increase sales and eliminate chargebacks before they happen. Its solution protects a merchant’s business by sorting orders and giving an accurate determination of fraud risk, then manually reviews every suspect transaction, providing the highest approval rates industrywide and virtually eliminating false positives. More information at or follow on Twitter @ClearSaleUS.