February 13, 2019
By Iris Dorbian
ABC Financial, a software and payment processing provider for health and fitness clubs, has named Bill Davis as president. His work background includes various operational and financial leadership positions at Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc, Blackboard Inc and most recently at Paycor Inc. ABC Financial is a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo LLC.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ABC Financial Services, LLC (ABC Financial), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, announced the appointment of Bill Davis as President.
Davis joins ABC Financial with over 20 years of technology and technology-enabled services experience. He has served in various operational and financial leadership positions at Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Blackboard, Inc. and most recently at Paycor, Inc., a leading human capital and payroll processing provider serving the needs of 35,000+ customers.
“During this time of transformation for the health and fitness industry, there is no better person to lead ABC Financial on a daily basis than Bill Davis,” said Paul Schaller, ABC Financial’s Chief Executive Officer. “Bill is a proven leader with strong business vision, operational skills and the ability to bring people together. Bill is uniquely qualified to lead ABC Financial as the company enters its next chapter of expanded product innovation and growth.”
“ABC Financial is uniquely positioned to help revolutionize the health and fitness industry through its technology and related service offerings, and I could not be more honored to have been chosen to lead the company,” Bill Davis said. “The opportunity ahead for ABC Financial is vast, but to seize it, we must focus clearly on our strategic priorities and continue to transform. A big part of my job is to ensure we continue to deliver world class service and bring innovative products to our customers more quickly.”
Davis will be responsible for the daily operations of ABC Financial, reporting directly to CEO, Paul Schaller. With over 850 employees, ABC Financial serves the needs of over 7000 clients throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, most recently expanding into the Brazilian market with the acquisition of W12/EVO.
About ABC Financial
ABC Financial is the nation’s leading software and payment processing provider for health and fitness clubs. Its comprehensive offerings include payment processing solutions and advanced health club management tools, such as DataTrak and MYiCLUBonline, allowing gym owners and managers to track and manage memberships and member and employee schedules, drive member engagement, and automate payment processing functions. Founded in 1981 by Jim Bottin, ABC Financial’s cutting-edge technology and top-quality customer service are utilized by more than 7,000 health clubs across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
The company’s software has won numerous design and feature awards, such as Club Industry’s Best of the Best and IHRSA’s Vendor of the Year. In January 2018, ABC Financial was acquired by an affiliate of Thoma Bravo, LLC, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, CA and Chicago.
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