Tulsa, Okla., Sept. 14, 2017 — Global Holdings LLC, a leading payment processor, announced today that the company has hired Steve Kramer as Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Kramer will lead Finance and Human Resources for Global.
Kramer brings more than 25 years of finance and leadership experience from the merchant processing and software industries with private equity-backed and publicly traded companies. “Bringing Steve on board is a very clear demonstration of Global’s commitment to operational excellence,” said John Beauclair of New State Capital Partners. “Steve is a proven finance leader with a wealth of experience in the payment processing market.” Kramer has served in a variety of roles across industries, including payment processing, software, and healthcare in private and public companies.
Prior to Global, Kramer was VP Finance at Transfirst, a premier provider of transaction processing services and payment technologies that was the largest privately held processor in the U.S. prior to its acquisition by TSYS (TSYS acquired by Global Payments Inc. NYSE: GPN).
“The subject matter expertise of the team combined with the support of New State Capital Partners creates a unique and exciting opportunity for all of us. I’m looking forward to contributing to the ongoing growth and operational excellence of Global,” said Kramer.
About Global Holdings LLC
Global Holdings LLC was founded in 2003 by a team of payment-processing industry veterans and is now the leading payment processor for the consumer debt-relief market. Leveraging a robust technology platform and artificial intelligence, Global is setting the industry standard for today and tomorrow. For more information visit www.ghllc.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
About New State Capital Partners LLC
New State Capital Partners LLC is an entrepreneurial-minded private equity firm that strives to be more nimble, more decisive and more cooperative than larger, institutional firms. New State prides itself on a long-term outlook, approaching each potential investment as an opportunity to create lasting and valuable relationships, rather than as an exercise in meeting rigid investing criteria. The firm focuses on growth and add-on investment and has invested in 22 companies to date. For more information visit www.newstatecp.com.