Beneplace Hires John Pence as Chief Financial Officer



Austin, TX – November 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Beneplace, LLC (“Beneplace”) is pleased to announce that John Pence has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.

Pence has over 25 years of experience in operations and finance across multiple industries including software as a service (“SaaS”). Prior to joining Beneplace, Pence served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Mobi during which time he was responsible for establishing strategic company and product goals as well as executing its go to market strategy. Prior to Mobi, John worked in various leadership roles for Freescale Semiconductor, Brinkmann International and Allied Riser Communication. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in their Dallas office.

He has years of experience taking on a variety of responsibilities, and along with his strong finance skills, he has a proven track record in strategic planning and executing strategies that meet the demands of a high growth business.

“We are thrilled to have John join the leadership team of Beneplace at this exciting time. His breadth of experience in managing an evolving organization is exactly what we need to help us achieve our next phase of growth,” said Rusty Stein, President at Beneplace.

“I am very excited to be joining Beneplace and working directly with Rusty and the entire leadership team. Managing the opportunities and challenges that come with such a fast-growing business fit my skill set well, and I look forward to building upon the company’s reputation as the leading provider of voluntary benefits and discounted consumer product and service offerings to the employees of corporate customers,” said Pence.

About Beneplace, LLC
Beneplace, LLC is one of the fastest-growing voluntary benefits companies in the industry, managing customized voluntary benefits and consumer savings programs for Fortune 1000 companies and government institutions. Beneplace’s products are available to approximately five million employees in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Headquartered in Austin, Beneplace delivers carefully curated, intelligent and complete voluntary solutions and consumer savings programs that meet their customers’ specific goals. For more information, visit www.beneplace.com.

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