REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WePay today announced the appointment of Kathy Ryan as its new vice president of human resources. Building on its "Best Places to Work" award from the San Francisco Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal and selection to the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies for two years in a row, WePay's investment in senior leaders of people sets the company up for continued growth and success.
"Invest in Relationships is one of WePay's five core values, and it starts with the relationships we build with our colleagues. We're excited to bring Kathy's experience to WePay where she can help us deepen our coworker relationships," said Bill Clerico, CEO of WePay.
"I'm excited about being a part of the authentic, vibrant culture at WePay. It's important to me to focus on people and relationships, while we design for the future of the organization," said Kathy Ryan, vice president of human resources.
Ryan has over 25+ years of experience in global technology and consumer products firms, focused on organization design and change management, global talent management, leadership development and leadership along with team coaching. Kathy was most recently at Google where she was the HR lead for the Search product group. Prior to Google, Kathy led global talent management at Intel Security (McAfee) as well as Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. in addition to human resources leadership positions at Sun Microsystems and Levi Strauss. Kathy holds an MA in Organizational Development & Leadership and a BA in Human Resource Management. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), a certified Evidence Based Coach from the Fielding Graduate University, and a Social & Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach from the Institute for Social & Emotional Intelligence (ISEI).
WePay is the payments partner to the platform economy. It processes billions annually for platforms including GoFundMe, Meetup, Care.com, FreshBooks, and Constant Contact. WePay protects partners from risk and regulatory exposure while supporting seamless payments experiences for their end users. The company was named to the Inc. 500 list in 2015 as 62nd fastest-growing private company in the US. For more information, visit www.wepay.com. Follow WePay on Twitter @wepay. #DoYouPlatform