Marc Thompson Joins PaySimple as Chief Financial Officer
Former Managing Director of Oppenheimer & Co. brings more than 25 years of investment banking, private equity, and operational experience to PaySimple as new CFO
DENVER – January 11, 2017 — PaySimple, the leading service commerce platform for businesses, today has announced that Marc Thompson has joined the team as Chief Financial Officer. He will be responsible for supporting the company’s growth initiatives, driving its capitalization strategy, and overseeing the finance and accounting organizations.
“Marc will be a huge asset to PaySimple and brings a wealth of experience to our team,” said Eric Remer, PaySimple’s CEO. "His background in the software sector, raising capital and advising on mergers and acquisitions, will help further propel PaySimple’s success as the leading Service Commerce platform , and his financial expertise will be invaluable to the company moving forward.”
Thompson has over 25 years of investment banking, private equity, and operational experience. Most recently, Marc was Co-Head of Investment Banking at Oppenheimer & Co, where he also formed the Software & Services team that executed over 120 financing and M&A transactions valued in excess of $15 billion. Prior to Oppenheimer, he was a Managing Director at CIBC Capital Partners and served on several portfolio company boards, advising on acquisitions and debt financing.
“PaySimple is extremely well-positioned in the service commerce arena, growing rapidly in a very large market and providing tremendous value to their SMB customers,” said Thompson. “I am very excited to join this talented team as they continue to leverage their highly-scalable platform, as well as the recent investment from Providence Strategic Growth to accelerate growth and expand their market share.”