(Las Vegas, NV) BirchStreet Systems, the market leader in P2P software for the hospitality industry, announces the appointment of Kris Herrin as General Manager of Payments. Kris will be reporting to Brendan Reidy, CEO of BirchStreet.
Kris is a recognized payments expert with over 25 years of leadership in high-growth technology companies. Most recently, Kris served as Chief Product Officer for VPay, a B2B insurance fintech leader which recently sold to Optum. With a strong technical background, including prior roles as CTO, CIO, and CISO, Kris brings a zeal for innovation, solving customer problems, and value building.
“We are excited to have Kris join our team as we expand our payment capabilities and further maximize our client pay options with emphasis on paperless transactions and virtual card offerings,” Reidy said.
“Spend management has seen tremendous innovation in recent years, but many enterprises and suppliers are still bogged down with inefficient paper checks. I’m excited to join the industry-leading BirchStreet Systems team to innovate on payments, the critical last mile of P2P,” Herrin said.
Kris is a native of Texas, where he resides with his wife and daughters. He earned multiple degrees in computer science from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a conference speaker, former graduate school adjunct professor, and holds a patent for securing telebanking solutions.
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About BirchStreet Systems
BirchStreet Systems powers hospitality and food and beverage enterprises with a comprehensive procure-to-pay business solution. As the global leading provider of spend management solutions in the hospitality industry, 15,500 enterprises in over 130 countries subscribe to BirchStreet to connect with a network of more than 450,000 suppliers.
Established in 2002, BirchStreet is privately held and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV with offices in California, China, Singapore, India and the UK. For more information, please visit www.birchstreetsystems.com.