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Modern Campus Names Rick Bakewell as Chief Financial Officer

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Rick Bakewell, Modern Campus CFO

Modern Campus, the leading engagement platform for higher education, announced the appointment of Rick Bakewell as chief financial officer. In his new role, Bakewell will lead the finance organization for Modern Campus and its financial activities including accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, internal audit, and treasury. The announcement aligns with the wider focus of Modern Campus continuing its exceptional growth and welcoming five high-growth companies to its portfolio in the past twelve months.

Bakewell joins Modern Campus with a wealth of experience across more than 25 years in the technology and services industries, specializing in financial organizational excellence, operational efficiency improvements, financing and capital raising initiatives, and mergers and acquisitions. He most recently served as chief financial officer at Benefitexpress, a cloud-based benefits administration technology and human resources services provider (acquired by WEX Inc.), and prior to that, held senior finance positions at Fruition Partners (acquired by DXC Technology), NTT Data Americas, The Revere Group, and others.

“Modern Campus is on a powerful growth path driven by the outstanding Modern Campus team, its customer obsessed ethos, and aggressive platform build via internal innovation and acquisitions, said Rick Bakewell, chief financial officer. “I love being at the heart of industry transformations and that is precisely where we are in higher education today. As a lifelong learner myself, I see the incredible potential for higher education institutions, and I’m thrilled to be part of Modern Campus to see our customers deliver on that potential.”

Source: PR Web