WeddingWire Names Former Blackboard Executive Mike Beach as New CFO
Chevy Chase, MD (May 12, 2015) – WeddingWire, Inc. the global leader in the wedding and events industry, today announced that Mike Beach will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Mike will oversee global corporate finance, accounting, and investor relations, while playing an integral role in the growth strategy of WeddingWire.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the WeddingWire team. Mike’s demonstrated track record as a successful private and public company CFO make him a great fit for our business,” said Timothy Chi, co-founder and CEO, WeddingWire. “Having worked previously with Mike at Blackboard, we look forward to tapping into his wealth of experience and his deep understanding of scaling fast growing businesses.”
Beach previously held the position of COO and CFO at Digital Signal Corporation where he spent the last four years leading aspects of the finance and operations function. Prior to Digital Signal Corporation, Beach was the CFO of Blackboard for nine years. During that time, he helped the company grow their revenues to a run rate of $400 million with a market capitalization of approximately $1.5 billion. Additionally, he is an advisor at City Light Capital. With a Bachelor’s in accounting from James Madison University, he is a certified public accountant who previously held a senior management role at Ernst & Young.
“It’s a tremendous opportunity to join WeddingWire at such an exciting time.” said Mike Beach, CFO, WeddingWire. “I look forward to being part of a company that has an excellent track record and continues to rapidly scale its business around the massive weddings market worldwide.”
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WeddingWire, the global category leading technology company serving the $200 billion international wedding and events industry, is the largest online vertical marketplace connecting engaged couples with event professionals. With more than two million consumer and professional peer reviews across the United States and Canada, it is the industry leader in reviews. The site enables engaged couples to search, compare and book from an extensive database of more than 250,000 reviewed event professionals, from venues to photographers. Engaged couples also have access to a suite of mobile and online desktop planning tools - including wedding websites and checklists, at no charge. WeddingWire provides event professionals with the technology they need to serve their clients, including a SaaS platform that powers the advertising, marketing, and CRM needs of local wedding and events businesses nationwide.
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