Company history

2006 – Sage Payment Solutions (SPS) North America established, providing full service, end to end payments solutions focused on software integrations.
2017 - GTCR acquires SPS.
January 2018 – Paya brand
October 2018 – Paya Connect, a proprietary, API and service oriented platform, is launched.
November 2018 – Stewardship Technologies acquired, expanding Paya’s position in non-profit space.

Jeff Hack is appointed CEO.
January 2019 – Paya acquires First Billing Services, expanding its government and utilities offerings.
May 2020 – Paya moves up to #6 in US E-commerce (card-not-present) volume in 2019 Nilson rankings.
October 2020 – Paya acquires The Payment Group (TPG), marking the second acquisition and complementing already robust capabilities in the government and utilities space.
October 2020 – Paya becomes a public company and begins trading on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol “PAYA”.
April 2021 – Paya acquires Paragon Payment Solutions.
January 2022 – Paya acquires VelocIT Business Solutions.

Join the Paya team!

Paya is looking for passionate, inspired people to help grow our business. We offer excellent benefits including:

• Great 401k, health, and dental plans
• Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Tuition reimbursement
• Fitness / Wellness Plans
• On-site foosball and Xbox (Who doesn’t love that?)
• The chance to be part of a successfully growing company!

Sound good to you? Check out our opportunities to learn more and read more about our benefits.

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  • Top half shot of Paya's CEO Jeff Hack smiling at the camera. He has short, curly hair, a short beard, glasses and is clad in a blazer with a blue undershirt.

    Jeff Hack

    Chief Executive OfficerRead Bio
  • Picture of Glenn Renzulli, Chief Financial Officer of Paya. He is a short haired, smiling man who is clad in a black sports coat with white shirt underneath.

    Glenn Renzulli

    Chief Financial OfficerRead Bio
  • Michele Shepard

    Chief Commercial OfficerRead Bio
  • Balaji Devarasetty

    Chief Information OfficerRead Bio
  • Christine Scappa

    OperationsRead Bio
  • Caitlin Shetter

    Chief People OfficerRead Bio
  • Ben Weiner

    Chief Strategy OfficerRead Bio
  • Mindy Doster

    General Counsel and Corporate SecretaryRead Bio

Additional Corporate Officer

  • Eric Bell

    Chief Accounting Officer