ATLANTA, June 5, 2019 — Paya, the provider of innovative commerce solutions for businesses, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Engels as Chief Revenue Officer and member of Paya’s Executive Leadership Team.
Mark brings 20 years of experience in fintech, most recently as Chief Revenue Officer of PayPal’s Hyperwallet global integrated payments platform. During his tenure, Mark led the company’s vertical diversification strategy and expansion into Europe and Asia Pacific. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Business and Channel Development at SecureNet, a multi-channel payments company now part of Worldpay, and held various senior leadership roles at other leading fintech companies.
“I’m delighted to join Paya and its leadership team,” said Mark Engels. “Paya is extremely well positioned in a dynamic marketplace through its platform capabilities, vertically tailored solutions, and rich understanding of the integrated payments landscape. I look forward to helping the company continue its rapid growth to serve an expanding network of partners and customers.”
Jeff Hack, CEO of Paya, said: “Mark is uniquely qualified for this role given his impressive track record of leading client development at several successful integrated software and payments companies. We’re pleased to welcome him to the team and look forward to working with him to continue to grow the company over the long term.”
“Paya has invested to significantly enhance our technology and offerings over the past 18 months as an independent company,” Jeff added. “We’ve launched our next-generation connectivity platform, Paya Connect, and increased the breadth and depth of our software offerings to enable payments integration into customers’ day-to-day workflow. Paya’s recent acquisitions of Stewardship Technologies and First Billing Services further accelerate our deep capabilities in serving target verticals. Mark will help us accelerate our progress in serving our expanding client base with our industry-leading capabilities.”
Paya is a leading provider of integrated payment and frictionless commerce solutions that help customers accept and make payments, expedite receipt of money, and increase operating efficiencies. The Company processes over $30BN of annual payment volume across credit/debit card, ACH, and check, making it a top 20 provider of payment processing in the US and #8 overall in e-Commerce. Paya serves more than 100,000 customers through over 1,000 key distribution partners focused on targeted, high growth verticals such as healthcare, education, non-profit, government, utilities, manufacturing, and other B2B end markets. The business has built its foundation on offering robust integrations into front-end CRM and back-end accounting systems to enhance customer experience and workflow. Paya is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Reston, VA, Fort Walton Beach, FL, Dayton, OH, and Mt. Vernon, OH.