YapStone, a leading online marketplace payments provider, strengthens its leadership team with the hiring of Jerry Ulrich as it Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining YapStone, Jerry was the CFO of Blackhawk Network Holdings, where he helped grow the company from $100 million to $2 billion in revenues throughout 25 countries. Along the way, he helped lead Blackhawk’s IPO in 2013 and was a key participant in the company’s 20+ acquisitions.
“Jerry brings a wealth of public and private company experience across finance, operations, international expansion, corporate development and strategy. I’m thrilled to have such a talented, experienced, forward-thinking finance leader join the team,” said Tom Villante, Co-Founder and CEO of YapStone.
“I’m excited to join one of the largest, fastest growing private payment companies in the world. YapStone has a unique combination of sustainable competitive advantages within its verticals and across the payments value chain. I look forward to helping the company scale faster and enhance shareholder value,” said Ulrich.
YapStone provides premier end-to-end payment solutions including auto-onboarding, proprietary risk management services, a broad range of payment methods, global pay-outs to merchants, split payments functionality, world-class security, compliance and integrated customer support. YapStone has grown organically over 30 percent per year since the company was founded in 1999 and is looking to accelerate growth as it penetrates further into its existing verticals, expands into new markets, broadens its geographic footprint and aggressively pursues acquisitions.
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