Nashville, TN – Friday, February 20, 2015 – Primeritus Financial Service, a leading provider of repossession management, remarketing, title services and skip tracing services to the auto finance industry, announced today that it has hired Wayne Acklen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Acklen will be responsible for leading the company’s financial, accounting, compliance and I.T. operations.
“Because of its continued growth, Primeritus is expanding its executive management team and is very pleased to welcome Wayne Acklen to the team,” explains Primeritus CEO, Chuck Tapp. “Wayne is a proven leader with world-class financial acumen who shares our values and commitment to serving clients and the community. Acklen is an ideal fit for Primeritus,” said Tapp.
Acklen, a seasoned financial professional, comes to Primeritus with over 25 years of service and has developed expertise in finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, SEC reporting, risk management, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, audit, tax, servicing operations, and strategic planning. Moreover, he has extensive experience in leading finance operations and driving profitable growth. Wayne previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of the The Britt Hunt Company, Pedestal Foods, and Gibson Guitar Corporation. Prior to entering private industry, Acklen was a Partner at KPMG LLP.
“Primeritus’ impressive trajectory and growth model made this an ideal opportunity for me, and an offer that I was pleased to accept,” said Wayne Acklen, CFO of Primeritus Financial Services. “Primeritus has positioned itself as one of the fastest growing companies within the industry. I look forward to supporting the company’s expansive growth and revenue plans as we continue to establish Primeritus as a top tier service provider for our customers.”
About Primeritus Financial Services:
Primeritus Financial Services is a national provider of repossession management, remarketing, title services and skip tracing services to the auto finance industry in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Primeritus Financial Services provides its clients with value-added, outsourced repossession management and skip tracing services, leveraging a national network of certified agents and unique investigative techniques to quickly and reliably secure customers’ collateral. Through leadership, service and performance, Primeritus Financial Services offer the trifecta of repossession services: locate, recover and remarket. For more information on Primeritus Financial Services, please visit www.primeritus.com .
Joe Mappes, EVP Sales, Service and Marketing
PRIMERITUS FINANCIAL SERVICES