Surge Holdings Inc (OTCQB:SURG), developer of the SurgePay Marketplace Network for convenience stores, bodegas and community markets that provide products to the underbanked, announced Monday the appointment of Anthony Evers as chief financial officer.
Evers replaces Brian Speck, who will continue to serve as a consultant to the company.
In a statement, Surge noted that Evers has served as CFO and Chief Information Officer for a variety of organizations, including non-profit, private-equity backed, and publicly traded companies ranging from $100 million to over $1.3 billion in annual revenue.
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Most recently, he served as CFO for Vista Health System. He has also served as CFO for organizations including Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital, KSB Hospital, Norwegian American Hospital, and Horizon Homecare and Hospice. During his career, Evers has been the financial lead in over 20 merger and divesture transactions ranging from single physician practice to multi-entity nursing homes.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Anthony to the senior management,” said CEO Brian Cox. “He is a talented and seasoned financial executive with over 30 years of proven financial and consulting experience. He brings a wealth of expertise with particular strengths in areas such as financial strategy, budgetary oversight, mergers and acquisitions, and information systems management."
Cox added: “This experience will be invaluable given our rapid growth and plans for the future. Mr. Evers is currently familiarizing himself with the ins and outs of each subsidiary and will assume the role of CFO effective May 1st. I would also like to thank Brian Speck for his important contributions, as we built and invested in our infrastructure to support our aggressive expansion plans. I look forward to Brian’s continued contributions as an advisor to the company. Overall, I believe we are extremely well-positioned with an exceptional management team and a highly scalable infrastructure to support our anticipated growth in the coming years.”
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