Building a well rounded Board of Directors, combining both, industry and payment expertise, will be an important aspect for Simply Easier Payments moving into 2023.
Simply Easier Payments announced today the appointment of Stuart Kaplan to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Kaplan will bring strategic guidance by leveraging his industry and sales experience to accelerate the next phase of Simply Easier’s growth. Simply Easier Payments has worked closely with Mr. Kaplan over the last year, and the team looks forward to fostering this relationship.
“Stuart brings a wealth of experience and leadership to help continue our strong growth in supporting the insurance channel,” said Duke Williams, Chairman of Simply Easier Payments. “We are thrilled that he will join our team to help solidify our leadership position in the payments industry.”
Mr. Kaplan served as a Senior Vice President at Paya where he was responsible for growing the insurance and healthcare verticals. Prior to Paya, Stuart worked as a Vice President of Sales for Insurity, where he was responsible for revenue growth, scaling out the sales teams, and defining a new go-to-market approach for carriers, MGAs, and brokers. Mr. Kaplan also spent over 10 years at Vertafore, where he led the strategic market organization, helping large carriers, MGAs, and brokers grow their business. Stuart also drove revenue for Gartner and CompuCom, after starting his career at NCR corporation.
Mr. Kaplan graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a B.B.A. in Marketing.
Stuart also serves as a Board Member for the Boston Medical Center Philanthropic Trust and is the Founder of Bright Spirit Children’s Foundation.
“I am excited to work Simply Easier to continue their market leadership and evolution as a top payment, billing, & invoicing provider,” said Stuart. “This is a great opportunity to drive revenue growth and build stronger relationships with their customers, partners, and stakeholders.