Teen payments solutions company BillMyParents has appointed Brian Thompson to its board of directors. Thompson is a seasoned finance executive who has held senior level positions including the position of partner and chief financial officer at Edgewater Private Equity Funds from 1995 to 2000.
Teen payments solutions company BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI) announced today the appointment of Mr. Brian Thompson to its Board of Directors. He becomes BillMyParents’ 5th independent director. Mr. Thompson is a seasoned finance executive who has held senior level positions including President and CFO of high growth companies generating revenues of over $1 billion.
Mr. Thompson is currently Senior Vice President of Equity Dynamics, Inc., a financial consulting entity established by renowned business leader and philanthropist John Pappajohn. Mr. Thompson negotiates investment transactions, performs due diligence and is heavily involved in capital raises for new ventures. Prior, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for Kum & Go, one of the largest convenience store chains in the U.S., where he managed growth in revenues from $600 million to $1.3 billion during his tenure. He has served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Astracon, a provider of connectivity intelligence software to communications service companies. As a partner and Chief Financial Officer for Edgewater Private Equity Funds from 1995 to 2000, Mr. Thompson completed over 15 private equity transactions with capital in excess of $300 million.
“Mr. Thompson will help us achieve our strategic vision,” said BillMyParents Chairman and CEO, Mike McCoy. “He has a wealth of audit and risk management experience as well as comprehensive expertise in building small cap companies, all of which make him a perfect addition to the other notable members of our board.”
“I am honored to have been asked to join the dynamic team of leaders on the BillMyParents board,” said Mr. Thompson. “I look forward to working closely with them throughout the next phase of the company’s evolution, and contributing to its success.”
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BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQB: BMPI), the Responsible Teen Spending Company, offers a solution for parents who want to help their teens develop smart spending habits. The BillMyParents SpendSmart MasterCard card is the instantly trackable, reloadable MasterCard prepaid card that lets parents and teens track spending in real time. Features include the ability to instantly lock, unlock and reload the card at any time; text alerts to parents and teens showing real-time transaction details with each purchase; and the freedom and security of a MasterCard prepaid card without the risk of overdrafts, accruing debt or affecting credit scores. BillMyParents provides parents with a modern way to help teach their teens financial responsibility, when it counts.
The SpendSmart Prepaid MasterCard card is issued by University National Bank, member FDIC. MasterCard and the MasterCard brand mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.
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