Meet the Billtrust Management Team
Flint A. Lane
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Flint is the CEO and Founder of Billtrust. He has set the strategic direction of the company since its founding in 2001. Under his leadership, the company has enjoyed significant growth providing invoice-to-cash services to companies throughout North America.
Billtrust has earned numerous awards from business organizations including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and Inc. 500. In May of 2011 Mr. Lane was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Financial Operations Professionals by the Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) and that same year was recognized as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®.
Prior to founding Billtrust, Mr. Lane was founder, President and Chairman of Paytrust, the leading electronic bill presentation and payment (EBPP) company with over 100,000 customers nationwide. He also held executive positions at Platinum Technology, Logic Works and BrownStone Solutions.
Mr. Lane currently serves on the board of the New Jersey Technology Council. He is also a board member and a volunteer big brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County and assists his local PTA with web projects. Mr. Lane received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Billtrust Chief Revenue Officer Kirk leads the Sales, Business Development and Marketing teams. He is a veteran executive of financial and high tech firms. Prior to Billtrust, Kirk served as EVP of Global Sales and Marketing of ASG a $400 million dollar software company based in Naples FL. He joined ASG when they acquired RiverGlass where he was the CEO in October of 2011. RiverGlass provided advanced data mining to government agencies and Fortune 1000 Companies.
Kirk brings relevant industry experience to Billtrust with executive positions he held at CheckFree Corporation, BlueGill Technologies, Korn/Ferry International, and Intuit. He is a graduate of Purdue University and holds a BS in Finance.
Chief Technology Officer
James oversees all development activities for Billtrust. Mr. Eichmann has over 20 years experience in building highly scalable and robust systems. He joined the company in October 2002. Prior to joining Billtrust, Mr. Eichmann was the Executive Vice President of Product Development for Paytrust, Inc. where he was responsible for all product development initiatives. Prior to Paytrust, Mr. Eichmann worked as a Development Manager for Logic Works, as a Senior Consultant at Atlantic Information Management and as Senior Product Analyst for the U.S. Army. Mr. Eichmann received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from Mount Saint Mary’s College.
Chief Financial Officer
Ed leads the Finance and Administration functions for Billtrust. Ed’s experiences include over 30 years of working as a public and private company CFO. Prior to Billtrust, Ed was the CEO of JAGTAG a mobile technology company that was sold to Augme Technologies. Prior to that Ed was the CFO of Flarion Technologies which was sold to Qualcomm. Prior to Flarion, Ed was the cofounder and CFO of ITXC Corp. a public company that was sold to Tata Communications. Prior to ITXC, Ed was the CFO of Dialogic Corporation a public company that was sold to Intel. Ed also has extensive experience in the International technology markets with a specific emphasis on Brazil.
Ed’s accomplishments include guiding private companies through private and public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions and the development of financial strategies for growth.
He is a certified public accountant and his experience includes working for Deloitte. In 2002, the New Jersey Technology Council named him “CFO of the Year”. Ed received his B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Susan is Chief Marketing Officer and focuses on building the Billtrust brand and go to market strategy. She is a results oriented leader with over 25 years of consistent achievement in software and services, for both major global market leaders and smaller rapid growth businesses. Susan was part of the executive team that managed the acquisition of Princeton Softech, where she was CMO, by IBM. She has held past executive roles at Revitas, Strategic Management Group, and Deloitte Consulting. Susan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Communication from Drexel University.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Neil heads up Billtrust’s Technology team and drives both technical innovation and efficiency. In his 30 year career, Neil has served as Chief Information Officer for startups, midsize companies, and divisions of Fortune 500 companies including Cendant and General Electric. Most recently he served as CIO for Allconnect where innovative technology was the primary driver in the company’s 700% growth over his tenure. In addition to innovation and IT leadership, Neil brings information security expertise to Billtrust drawn from his time with MasterCard’s fraud prevention team. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University.
SVP & General Manager, Invoice Central
Paul leads Invoice Central, Billtrust’s secure web service where buyers can receive and pay invoices from multiple vendors with a single logon. An executive with over 30 years experience Paul has enjoyed success in the financial / tech sector providing strategic direction and recruiting talent to achieve aggressive business growth. Previously, Paul held senior leadership roles at Fiserv, BT Group, Alloy Computer Product and MECA Software (a division of Bank of America). He was also the Founder and CEO of FreeTaxPrep.com.
During his association with Bank of America, the company was the lead investor in a consortium of banks that included US Bank, Citibank and Royal Bank of Canada. That group built the first round of online banking for many of the largest banks in North America.
Paul has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an MBA from Babson University.
Senior VP, Client Success
Steve drives decisions that directly impact how Billtrust clients interface and benefit from the Billtrust relationship. He manages Client Services, which includes implementations and professional services. Prior to joining Billtrust, Steve held executive positions at technology-centric companies such as Heat software, NC4, DataPath, Rockwell Collins, IBM, Candle Software and Oracle. During his career, he has consistently driven success based on putting the client first by building consulting and support teams who truly understand the client’s goals, and working in partnership to achieve those goals. He believes success for clients is a journey, not a destination, and requires continual commitment and focus on the part of any services organization. Steve received his B.S in Systems Engineering from Wright State University.
Senior Vice President Marketing
Mitch heads up Billtrust’s Field and Client Marketing. He has held senior level marketing positions with Fortune 100 companies including Coke, Mattel and Warner Lambert, along with building and leading marketing teams at startup companies PointRoll and SevenEcho. During his tenure at PointRoll, revenue grew 3-fold leading to its sale to Gannett Inc. in June 2005. Through the course of Mitch’s professional career he has created breakthrough marketing campaigns, battled off major competitive threats, and led teams in the development of industry leading new products. Mitch holds an MBA from Columbia University in Marketing as well as a BS in Economics from Cornell University.