Rebecca Collins Joins Contractor Management Services LLC as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Nov 17, 2015, 14:39 ET from Contractor Management Services LLC

PHOENIX, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Contractor Management Services LLC ("CMS" or the "Company"), the leading provider of compliance software and payment settlement services for companies that use independent contractors, announced the appointment of Rebecca Collins as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for the Company. Ms. Collins will serve on the executive team and will be a key advisor on legal and compliance matters and strategic business planning. She will also oversee CMS' risk management and human resource functions.

Rebecca brings more than 20 years of legal experience to CMS, 15 of which as in-house counsel. Most recently, she served as Deputy General Counsel & VP of HR at NJOY, Inc., where she provided legal, regulatory, and compliance advice and also managed the company's HR department.  Prior to working at NJOY, Rebecca was Sr. Associate General Counsel at General Dynamics, where she focused almost exclusively on labor and employment matters (including independent contractor classification issues), mergers and acquisitions, and compliance.  In 2013, the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel named Rebecca "In-House Counsel of the Year" in the category of large public company.

"I look forward to working for a dynamic, growing company and to contributing to CMS' business strategy, leadership position in the industry, and mission to provide best-in-class solutions for its clients," remarked Ms. Collins.  "The recent substantial investment by Riverside Partners is a testament to CMS' historical success and future growth opportunities, and I'm excited to be a part of the CMS team."

"We are thrilled to have Rebecca as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.  The addition of Rebecca to our executive team continues CMS' tradition of and commitment to bringing talent and unique compliance solutions to our clients," said E. Patrick LaVoie, CEO of CMS. "Rebecca brings tremendous subject matter expertise, compliance experience and insight to CMS and we look forward to her leadership and guidance."

Ms. Collins holds a Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Arizona College of Law School, Tucson, Arizona and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About Contractor Management Services LLC
Contractor Management Services ("CMS") is the leading provider of compliance software, payment processing services and back-office administration for companies who utilize independent contractors. CMS' proprietary SaaS platform, ICM Power™, provides the tools to assist companies in complying with complex and dynamic state and federal regulations around worker classification.  Rooted in best business practices, CMS' comprehensive cloud–based service offering enables companies to proactively prepare for any legal challenges by originating, storing and producing documentation to support proper worker classification and compliance. CMS is a portfolio company of Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. CMS helps contracting companies and independent contractors to Stay Connected. Stay Compliant. Stay Contracted.  For more information visit

About Riverside Partners LLC
Founded in 1989, Riverside Partners is a middle market private equity firm currently investing Riverside Fund V, L.P. The fund focuses on growth-oriented companies primarily in the technology and healthcare sectors. Riverside Partners is particularly experienced at partnering with founders, owners and management teams and it brings substantial domain expertise and operating experience to its portfolio companies. Today, Riverside Partners manages $1 billion of equity capital and seeks to make investments in companies with revenues between $20 and $200 million and with $5-$25 million of EBITDA. For more information, please visit

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