About C2 Systems

C2 Systems, a North Texas based LLC., is owned and managed by former key executives and engineers of Cypress Software Systems, LP, an industry veteran in the financial services automated loan origination sector. Our Office Address is 4516 Lakeside DR, Colleyville, TX 76034.


C2 Covalent

C2 Covalent is C2’s flagship loan origination software solution that integrates Consumer and Small Business credit decisioning and origination on a single, cloud-based platform that can be accessed through a kiosk, tablet or computer.


C2 Vision

C2 Vision is the industry’s premier Artificial Intelligence & Data Exchange (AIDE) engine that reduces friction and risk in the credit process while improving compliance and profitability. Cloud-based or locally hosted… more


C2 Professional

C2 Professional Services can assess your needs
and develop a customized plan that optimizes
your origination process, from solution
design to customization to implementation
and training.


With over 75 years of combined experience in the banking and financial services industries, specifically in bank loan origination systems, our management team understands where you want to go and leverages the expertise and resources to get you there.


Stephen G. Sargent
Founder, President & CEO

Steve Sargent is a native Texan, and holds a BBA in finance from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Texas A&M University. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services and financial technology industries in various capacities including automated lending product design and development for consumer and small business lending, process improvement consulting, regulatory compliance, underwriting, credit policy…

Steven D. Roberts
Senior Vice President, Credit Interfaces

Steven D. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas and has 20 years of experience in technology and the financial services domain.  Prior to joining C2, he was retained as a key employee by CRIF Financial Solutions, following its acquisition of Cypress Software Systems in 2011 where he focused on supporting the products he helped to build.

Carol Cashion
Sales Executive

Carol Cashion is a native Texan, and holds a BBA in finance from Texas Christian University. She started her career with 26 years in banking in various capacities including credit analysis, commercial lending, loan operations, loan documentation, and loan and CIF core system expertise. Following her years in banking, she excelled selling lending products and in account management with Finastra.



Brian K. Shaw
Board Advisor

Brian Shaw holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of North Texas in Denton, and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas, Dallas extension. A former General Manager of the Lending line of business for London-based Misys, Brian is currently semi-retired and provides consulting services.

Franklin Shirrell
Board Advisor

Franklin Shirrell holds a BBA in Finance and Banking from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and is licensed as a CPA (inactive status), and has over 20 years of executive management experience within a Fortune 500 financial services institution.

Jerry Kreitman
Board Advisor

Jerry Kreitman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major in both Finance and Marketing.  He is an award-winning sales and business development executive with over 26 years of expertise in B2B selling of credit solutions, consumer payment options, credit marketing and consumer information solutions to some of the nation’s largest consumer credit companies.