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AvidXchange Senior Director of IT Recognized as Exemplary Businesswoman

June 17, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (June 17, 2016) Daidre Fanis of AvidXchange™ was celebrated last night for receiving the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2016 Women in Business Award during an awards ceremony at Hilton Charlotte Center City. The program, now in its 20th year, honors 25 Charlotte-area businesswomen who have made significant contributions to their professions and to their communities during the past year. Daidre has made a significant impact on IT operations, mergers and acquisitions, and customer relationship management during a rapid year of growth at AvidXchange™, an accounts payable and payment automation software company.

“The key differentiator for AvidXchange is definitely our people.  We pride ourselves on hiring ‘A Players’ that help us to create, and support, the innovative solutions and services that have set us apart in our space. We are committed to creating an environment that inspires diversity in our tech workforce, and we feel great about the amazing employees we’ve brought on board that help to create a truly dynamic experience,” said Todd Cunningham, Senior Vice President of Human Capital and Talent Management. “Daidre Fanis is a wonderful example of the strong leadership that we have here at AvidXchange, and we are so pleased that she’s received the 2016 Women in Business Award from the Charlotte Business Journal.”

With more than 600 employees, AvidXchange is a major employer of women in the technology field in North Carolina. The state ranks No. 1 for the percentage of women in the technology workforce, according to the 2016 North Carolina State of Technology Industry Report.

About Daidre Fanis

With more than 20 years of experience, Daidre Fanis serves as Senior Director of IT at AvidXchange. She began her career with Kraft General Foodservice, where she advanced to several key positions focused on defining and implementing IT strategies. She then transitioned into telecommunications at a Charlotte-based start-up called US LEC, which was acquired by PAETEC Communications and ultimately Windstream. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and Information Technology from the State University of New York and a master’s degree from Lynn University. She is currently enrolled in the elite Society for Information Management for senior IT professionals.

About AvidXchange

AvidXchange revolutionizes the way companies pay their bills.  Serving more than 5,500 clients throughout North America, AvidXchange is an industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for midmarket companies spanning multiple industries including Real Estate, Financial Services, Energy, and Construction.  AvidXchange has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Charlotte area for four consecutive years, ranked among Deloitte’s Fast 500 this past year, and recently was named of the top 100 technology companies in North America by Red Herring.  In the midst of record growth, AvidXchange has remained true to its most valued competitive advantage—its people.  AvidXchange has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte for seven consecutive years.  For more information, contact us at 800.560.9305 or [email protected].

For Immediate Release Contact:

Jen Ittenbach
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