Eric Remer founded and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since October 2016 and previously co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of PaySimple, which is now part of the EverCommerce platform, from 2006 to October 2016. Mr. Remer previously founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Conclave Group LLC, a direct marketing services company, from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Remer also previously co-founded I-Behavior LLC, a behavioral targeting and database marketing organization, from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Remer received his B.A. in History from the University of Michigan.
Matthew Feierstein has served as our President since October 2016 and previously served as President of PaySimple, which is now part of the EverCommerce platform, from December 2009 to October 2016. Mr. Feierstein served as our Chief Operating Officer from October 2016 to April 2021. Mr. Feierstein is responsible for overseeing the holistic business operations and accountable to both the growth and profitability of the operation. Mr. Feierstein previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Pronto.com, a price comparison service platform and a division of IAC, a media and internet company. Mr. Feierstein also served in senior product and operational leadership roles at Citysearch.com, another division of IAC, as well as spending several years in a senior management role at a small business start-up in the service industry. Mr. Feierstein received his B.A. in History from the University of Michigan.
Marc Thompson has served as our Chief Financial Officer since December 2016. Mr. Thompson is responsible for supporting our growth initiatives, driving our capitalization strategy and overseeing finance and accounting. Prior to joining us, Mr. Thompson served as Managing Director, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of Technology Banking of Oppenheimer & Co. from July 2012 to December 2016, and previously as Managing Director, Head of Software & Services Group of Oppenheimer & Co. Prior to that, Mr. Thompson served as Managing Director of CIBC Capital Partners from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Thompson received his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.
Stone de Souza has served as our Chief Operating Officer since April 2021. Previously, Mr. de Souza served as Vice President and General Manager of the Small Business Segment of Sage Group plc, a multinational accounting and financial software company, from October 2019 to April 2021, where he was responsible for defining and implementing growth strategy and leading a team of product, marketing, sales and customer success professionals. From November 2017 to October 2019, Mr. de Souza served as the Vice President of Accountant Solutions of Sage Group plc. Prior to this, from July 2014 to August 2017, Mr. de Souza served at the General Manager and Business Unit Leader of Marketing, Sales and Strategic Partnerships for the Accounting Division for Inuit Inc. in France. Mr. de Souza received his B.A. in Business Administration, a post-graduate degree in Business Administration, and an M.S. in Marketing from IDRAC Business School in France. He also holds a B.A. in International Relations from ILERI in Paris, France, and a post-graduate degree in Management from HEC Montreal.
Lisa Storey has served as our General Counsel since August 2017 and is responsible for supporting our continued growth and business pursuits from a legal and risk management perspective. From November 2012 to August 2017, Ms. Storey served as Associate General Counsel of Air Methods Corporation, an air ambulance company in the United States. Prior to that, Ms. Storey practiced in the health care regulatory groups at the law firms of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver, CO and Arent Fox LLP in Washington, D.C., providing merger and acquisition, litigation and compliance counsel for her clients. Ms. Storey received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and her B.A. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and Philosophy from University of Colorado Boulder.
Chris Alaimo has served as our Chief Technology Officer since October 2016 and previously served as Chief Technology Officer of PaySimple, which is now part of the EverCommerce platform. Mr. Alaimo is responsible for leading a global team of software developers, IT professionals and cybersecurity experts. Prior to joining us, Mr. Alaimo served as Vice President of Engineering at Starboard Storage Systems, Inc., a hybrid data storage company, and co-founded and served as Vice President of Engineering of ProStor Systems, Inc., a data storage startup. Mr. Alaimo received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Sarah Jordan has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since October 2016 and is responsible for leading corporate marketing for, and organic growth of, our software solutions as well as marketing, integrated go-to-market, business operations, business development, and operational growth opportunities. From 2008 to October 2016, Ms. Jordan served in a series of marketing leadership roles at PaySimple, which is now part of the EverCommerce platform, including as Senior Vice President of Marketing Strategy, Vice President of Marketing and Director of Marketing. Ms. Jordan received her B.A. in Business Administration, with concentrations in Economics, Marketing, and International Business from Carroll College.
Lee is the Chief Accounting Officer at EverCommerce, responsible for leading and transforming the accounting department through the company’s continued growth initiatives. She is an accomplished finance executive with over 20 years of experience, providing operational and financial leadership. Most recently Lee has led the accounting departments for private equity software companies, integrating multiple acquisitions and restructuring teams in order to scale efficiently and effectively. Lee has significant experience as a Big 4 public accountant with KPMG and Arthur Andersen, serving public and private clients within several business sectors. She is passionate about leading teams with a focus on collaboration, process improvement, communication, and financial excellence.
Lee is a CPA, has a B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MBA from the University of Colorado-Denver.
Elissa is the Chief People Officer and Co-head of Global HR of EverCommerce, overseeing the company’s culture, onboarding, human capital management, talent acquisition, strategic HR business partner model, and the integration of people and culture through M&A. Elissa is passionate about people strategy and scaling people functions at high growth companies. Prior to joining EverCommerce, she grew and led the People/HR functions at several high growth Chicago-based tech companies, including SpotHero and Avant. Prior to Avant, she worked as the Director of People at Belly, and was formerly VP of Empowerment at PaySimple.
Elissa holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, where she played varsity sports, and a M.S.L.A. from the University of Denver.
Sarika is the Chief Talent Officer and Co-head of Global HR at EverCommerce, overseeing the company’s culture, onboarding, total rewards, and talent growth and development programs. Sarika is passionate about talent strategy that drives a company’s most important asset — its people — and brings over 15 years of consulting, talent, and organizational transformation experience. Prior to EverCommerce, she served in several talent management leadership roles at Avantus Federal and Morgan Business Consulting. Sarika is a contributing member to the Forbes Human Resources Council and a member of the Association for Talent Development.
Sarika holds a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and an MBA from George Washington University.