July 15, 2015 – ChampionScott Partners has recruited Steven Russell as chief financial officer at Payspan a provider of secure electronic payment solutions to healthcare payers, providers, members and banks. Managing director Dennis Hogue and principal Stephanie McGuire led the search. Mr. Russell has over 25 years of experience as a CFO, and has been successful with reengineering, liquidity events and turnarounds throughout his career. He was most recently CFO of D4C Dental Brands where he was responsible for managing overall finance and back-office functions for the growing specialty healthcare services business. Prior to that, he was CFO and chief performance officer of RevenueMed, a global healthcare revenue-cycle management BPO business. Mr. Russell was previously CFO of companies including PSA Healthcare, Pathfire, Logisticare and FDN Communications.
“We’re delighted to have worked with Payspan on this CFO project. PE backed by ABS Capital, Payspan is a high growth company in the rapidly expanding payments industry,” said Mr. Hogue. “Steve brings to Payspan the critical blend of technology, private equity, exit, and CFO business partner experience that the role and business requires. We look forward to tracking their continued success.”
ChampionScott Partners is an executive search firm focused on the technology industry and related sectors. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, Naples, Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the firm has an established record in recruiting CFOs for companies, including Nintex, World Air Holdings, Sonus Networks, LookSmart, and Gadzoox.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media