NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$IIIV–i3 Verticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIV) (“i3 Verticals” or the “Company”), announced today that Pete Panagakis has been named Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, he will serve as the Company’s senior chief technology officer and help lead the delivery of the Company’s integrated software and payment solutions to its thousands of customers. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s technology teams, including software engineering, architecture, infrastructure, cybersecurity and company-wide technology operations.
Mr. Panagakis has extensive strategic leadership experience as a technology executive. Most recently, he served as CEO of Imperial PFS, a financial services company in the Midwest. Prior to that, Mr. Panagakis held similar technology roles at MarksNelson, LLC and Epiq Systems.
Rob Bertke, who has served as the company’s CTO since 2017, has requested a transition to a new leadership role within the organization. Mr. Bertke, who helped lead the Company through triple-digit growth during his tenure as CTO, will remain with the Company and move into a new position focused on the Company’s strategic efforts around the implementation of a robust low-code software development platform at i3. Upright company.
Chairman and CEO Greg Daily commented, “We look forward to Pete’s leadership and innovative approach as we continue to expand our technology capabilities to serve our customers. His vision, personality and proven ability to lead high-performing teams will fit perfectly into our company culture. We’re also excited about Rob’s transition to leading our low-code efforts. We see tremendous potential in low-code development and we know that Rob will do a fantastic job in his new role. He is a proven actor.”
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The company offers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to customers and end users in strategic vertical markets. Based on its sophisticated and diverse platform of software solutions, the company creates and acquires software products to meet the specific needs of public and private organizations in its strategic verticals that include the public sector, health and education, among others. others.
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