Eric Remer is the Chief Executive Officer of EverCommerce. Prior to EverCommerce, Eric co-founded and served as CEO of PaySimple, where during his tenure he led its growth from a startup to $50M revenue company. Before PaySimple, Eric founded and served on the management teams of several startups, including the Conclave Group, a direct marketing services company, and I-Behavior, a leading behavioral targeting and database marketing organization. I-Behavior sold its online division, Acerno, to Akamai and its offline data division to the KBM Group.
Eric began his career working in investment banking at Kidder, Peabody & Company, and has a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan. Eric is passionate about building growth-oriented companies with strong cultures that provide platforms for the personal and professional growth of their employees.
Penny Baldwin-Leonard has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Ms. Baldwin-Leonard is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Qualcomm Incorporated, a role she has held since October 2017, and is responsible for overseeing global marketing efforts across all business channels and disciplines. She also serves on the executive leadership team and reports to the CEO. Prior to this, from October 2014 to July 2017, Ms. Baldwin-Leonard served as Vice President and General Manager of Global Brand Management at Intel Corporation, where she was responsible for developing and managing the company’s global brand strategy and reputation. She also oversaw global partner marketing, sports marketing and new technology marketing. From 2012 to 2015, Ms. Baldwin-Leonard served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at McAfee Corp., and from 2009 to 2012, she served as Senior Vice President of Global Brand Strategy and Consumer Marketing at Yahoo! Inc.
Kimberly Ellison-Taylor has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Ms. Ellison-Taylor is the Executive Director of Finance Thought Leadership at Oracle Corporation, a role she has held since April 2019, and previously served as Global Strategy Leader for the Cloud Business Group from September 2018 to March 2019, as Global Strategy Director for the Financial Services Industry Group from July 2015 to September 2018, and as Executive Director and Global Leader for Health, Human and Labor Vertical from October 2004 to July 2015. From 2016 to 2018, Ms. Ellison-Taylor served as the Chairman of the Board for the American Institute of CPAs and also as Chairman of the Association of Certified Professional Accountants. Ms. Ellison-Taylor has been an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy since 2019. Ms. Ellison-Taylor currently serves on the board of directors of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Corporation, where she is a member of the Audit and Risk Committees. Ms. Ellison-Taylor also serves on the board of directors of U.S. Bancorp as a member of the Audit and the Public Responsibility Committees. Ms. Ellison-Taylor received her M.B.A. in Business Administration and Decision Science from Loyola University Maryland, and received her B.A. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She also holds an M.S. in Information Technology Management and a Chief Information Officer certificate from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a certificate in Public Accounting from the Community College of Baltimore County. She is a certified public accountant, certified information systems auditor and chartered global management accountant.
Mark Hastings has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Hastings is Chief Executive Officer of Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners L.L.C. and has held this role since 2014. Mr. Hastings currently serves as a member of the board of a number of private companies. Mr. Hastings received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. in Economics from Colorado College.
John Marquis has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2016 . Mr. Marquis is a Managing Director of Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners L.L.C., and has previously served in a number of capacities at the firm since joining initially in 2014. Mr. Marquis currently serves as a member of the board of a number of private companies. Mr. Marquis received his B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Boston College.
Joseph Osnoss has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2019. Mr. Osnoss is a Managing Partner of Silver Lake Technology Management, L.L.C., which he joined in 2002. From 2010 to 2014, he was based in London, where he helped oversee the firm’s activities in EMEA. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Osnoss worked in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he focused on mergers, acquisitions, and financings in the technology and telecommunications industries. Mr. Osnoss is currently a member of the board of directors of Cegid Group SA, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., where he also serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, First Advantage Corporation, Global Blue Group Holding AG, where he serves on the compensation committee, LightBox Holdings, L.P., and Relativity Holdco, LLC. He previously served as a board member of Cast & Crew Payroll, LLC, Instinet Inc., Interactive Data Corporation, Mercury Payment Systems, Inc., Sabre Corporation, and Virtu Financial Inc. Mr. Osnoss received his A.B. in Applied Mathematics and a citation in French Language from Harvard University. He has remained involved in academics, including as a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics; a member of the Dean’s Advisory Cabinet at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; a participant in The Polsky Center Private Equity Council at the University of Chicago; and a Trustee of Greenwich Academy.
Richard A. Simonson has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Mr. Simonson is a Managing Partner of Specie Mesa L.L.C., a position he has held since July 2018. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sabre Corporation from March 2013 to July 2018, helping to take it public in 2014. Mr. Simonson is currently a member of the board of directors of Electronic Arts Inc., where he also is Chair of the Audit Committee, and formerly served as the Lead Director and Chair of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee from 2009 to 2014. Since June 2020, Mr. Simonson has served as a member of the board of directors Couchbase, a technology company, and he has served as a member of the board of directors of Cast & Crew, an entertainment industry software provider, since September 2018. From 2009 to 2018, he served on the board of directors of Silver Spring Networks, Inc., which he helped take public in 2013. Mr. Simonson received his M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Management at the University of Pennsylvania, and his B.S. in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Debby Soo has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Ms. Soo is the Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable, Inc., a real-time online reservation network, a role she has held since August 2020. Previously, Ms. Soo served in a number of roles at Kayak Software Corporation, including Chief Commercial Officer from August 2017 to July 2020, Senior Vice President of Business Development from January 2017 to July 2017, Vice President of Asia Pacific from May 2014 to January 2017, Senior Director of New Markets from July 2013 to May 2014, and previously as Director of Product Marketing, and Mobile Business Development Manager and Mobile Project Manager. From December 2020 to March 2021, Ms. Soo served on the board of directors of Lesson Nine GmbH, an education services company operating as Babbel, where she also served as a member of the compensation committee. Ms. Soo received her M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and General Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, her M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University, and her B.A. in East Asian Studies with a minor in Economics from Stanford University.