Sponsor, South Mountain Merger Corporation
Chuck has significant experience leading and growing companies as an executive in
financial services, financial technology and retail banking. He has served as the Chief
Executive Officer of South Mountain Merger Corporation and as a member of the Board since June 2019. He is also the Chief Executive Officer and a director of North Mountain Merger Corporation.
He acted as a consultant to Repay Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: RPAY) management team
on their merger with Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd. in July 2019 and the International Money Express Inc. (NASDAQ: IMXI) management team in connection with their merger with FinTech Acquisition Corp. II in July 2018. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of CardConnect, which merged with FinTech Acquisition Corp., a former special purposes acquisition company (“SPAC”), in July 2016. Previous positions include Executive Director of Heartland Payment Systems, a merchant acquirer and payment processor, and Senior Vice President of Fraud Strategy for Bank of America along with leadership positions with Commerce Bancorp and Ernst & Young, LLP.
Mr. Bernicker holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Delaware.