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Spindle, Inc. announced it has appointed Christopher J. Meinerz as chief financial officer and chief compliance officer. Meinerz brings more than 25 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, treasury management and accounting to Spindle. His appointment is effective immediately.
Prior to joining Spindle, Meinerz served as chief financial officer and chief compliance officer at Next Generation Insurance Group (NGI), a national specialty insurance marketing firm located in Phoenix, Ariz. In this capacity, he was responsible for the company’s financial planning, treasury management and compliancy activities. Before his tenure at NGI, Meinerz was executive vice president of finance and treasury for DDi Corp., an Anaheim, Calif.-based provider of circuit board engineering and manufacturing services. In addition, he served as global vice president of finance for eTelecare of Scottsdale, Ariz., where he successfully helped launch that company’s initial public offering in 2007. Meinerz is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with degrees in accounting and finance. He began his career in public accounting with BDO Seidman in Chicago, Ill., and Grant Thornton in Madison, Wis.
“We are delighted to welcome Christopher Meinerz to Spindle, and are fortunate to have such an experienced professional to assist us in growing the company,” said Bill Clark, Spindle’s chief executive officer, in a prepared statement. “His success in overseeing dynamic growth has been impressive. We look forward to leveraging Chris’ expertise as we continue to deliver new innovations that will meet the market’s growing demand for mobile commerce solutions.”
“Spindle has demonstrated both market savvy and innovative product development since the company’s inception,” said Meinerz. “I’m pleased to be part of what is sure to be a promising future for the organization, and look forward to helping Spindle elevate its profile among the financial entities that are invested in our success.”