John Morris co-founded REPAY in 2006 and currently serves as both a member of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer. John oversees REPAY’s overall strategic and financial direction, including market strategy, organic and inorganic growth, and new end-market development. He has over 20 years of experience as an innovator and entrepreneur in the payments and financial technology industry.
Prior to REPAY, John served as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Payliance, a payment processing, risk management and recovery solutions company, after its acquisition of Security Check Atlanta, a check processing and recovery solutions company, where he had served as President. During his tenure with the company, Security Check experienced significant growth by adding over 24,000 merchant locations and was named as Inc. Magazine’s 91st and 196th fastest-growing private companies in 2001 and 2002, respectively, before being sold in 2008.
From 1994 to 1997, John served in several corporate finance positions for Bass Hotels and Resorts (now IHG), including Director of Corporate Finance, where he worked on various capital projects and mergers and acquisitions. John began his professional career at KPMG serving as an associate where he earned his C.P.A.
John holds a Master of Accounting and a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Georgia where he currently serves on the UGA Entrepreneurship Board.