Mr. Hack has served as the Chief Executive Officer for Paya since November 2018. Under his leadership the company quickly accelerated its technology and product roadmaps, enhanced its client implementation scale, integrated its First Billing and Stewardship acquisitions, and expanded its sales and go to market strategy. Previously, Mr. Hack held several leadership positions and sat on the Management Committee at First Data where he was an integral part of the leadership team that transformed First Data, leading to a successful IPO. Prior to First Data, Mr. Hack was Chief Operating Officer at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Executive Vice President and Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase. Mr. Hack received his MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Cohen joined GTCR in 2003 and currently serves as a Managing Director of the firm. He previously worked at Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and in the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Salomon Smith Barney. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy with high honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Mr. Cohen is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Cohen is currently a director at AssuredPartners and RevSpring and previously served on the board of directors for Callcredit, Funtech, Ironshore, Optimal Blue and Protection 1.