Onit Appoints York Richards as New Chief Financial Officer

Posted on April 21, 2017

York brings a wealth of software industry finance and accounting experience to Onit and his background will be instrumental in the company’s growth. York is a seasoned executive with extensive experience managing finance organizations for high-growth companies, most recently serving as CFO at Riversand Technologies, Inc. where he was responsible for overall financial operations and reporting.

He brings remarkable skills to our finance and accounting team and will be instrumental in providing the finance vision, strategy and leadership to help the company get to the next level.

As CFO, York will be responsible for ensuring the finance organization can enable the company to drive growth, capitalizing on the accelerating demand for software solutions that drive greater efficiency and process automation across a spectrum of global businesses.

York comes to us with more than 15 years of finance and operations experience and has held CFO positions at several privately held companies in the Internet and technology industries. During his career, he has built large, multi-national finance organizations, completed many strategic acquisitions and divestitures, raised capital in debt and equity markets and managed multiple shareholder exits.

His background includes serving as the CFO of Idera, Inc. where he designed and implemented back office operations including accounting, finance, tax, human resources, legal, IT and maintenance renewals. In addition, York managed the development and execution of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program for BMC Software. During his career, he held a number of senior financial positions and served as director of finance of NetIQ Corporation, controller at PentaSafe Security Technologies and senior auditor of Price Waterhouse Coopers.  

York holds a master’s degree in science and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University.

We’re thrilled to have York join the executive management team. Click here to view the full press release.