symplr Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
HOUSTON - APRIL 4, 2016 – symplr®, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced the appointment of Tres Thompson as Chief Financial Officer. A seasoned executive with many years experience in finance and operational roles, Thompson brings with him an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, strategic planning and risk management along with a significant experience in operating roles and mergers and acquisitions.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Tres to symplr where he will undoubtedly make an immediate impact as we begin our next phase of growth,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr. “I’m particularly impressed with Tres’ history of leadership in not only financial, but also multiple operating roles in a high growth organization.”
Most recently, Thompson held several senior executive positions at Cardtronics, a leading provider of fully integrated ATM and financial kiosk products and services, including: Executive Vice President of Global Accounts, Managing Director of UK Operations, Executive Vice President of ATM Services and Chief Accounting Officer. He also previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Sternhill Partners, a Houston-based venture capital firm.
In these roles, he has managed financial operations, an IPO and significant merger and acquisition negotiation and contract efforts. He has also served as interim-CEO of a financial services business located in the UK with 300 employees and more than $125 million in revenues.
“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to be joining the symplr team,” Thompson said. “symplr is leading the transformation of Healthcare Compliance and Credentialing and has achieved significant success by following a simple formula: taking a complex, time consuming and critical process and making it significantly easier for all involved through software automation. I’m excited to be joining such an impressive team and look forward to helping them take this business to the next level.”
About Tres Thompson
As Chief Financial Officer, Tres Thompson brings more than 25 years of financial, sales and business development experience to symplr. Most recently he served in senior executive positions at Cardtronics, a leading provider of fully integrated ATM and financial kiosk products and services, where he helped lead the company through several mergers and acquisitions and an IPO. Thompson’s experience spans multiple industries including financial services, enterprise software and technology, energy, and private equity and venture capital. He also has international business development and leadership experience and is a licensed CPA. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Trinity University.
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit http://www.symplr.com/ or (866) 373-9725.
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