Propelled By Company Growth, Elastic Path Hires 3 Industry Executives
Company Also Recognized as a Great Place to Work in US, Canada, and UK
Boston, Mass. October 12, 2022 - Elastic Path, the creator and leader of the Composable Commerce Movement, today announced the executive appointments of Kristin Hambelton, Chief Marketing Officer, Tamra Gray, Vice President of Payments, and Joanna Kmiec, Vice President of People and Culture. All three join on the heels of another year of tremendous growth for the organization, a testament to the increased adoption of Composable Commerce and the company’s fierce commitment to the success of their customers.
Elastic Path was recently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in the US, Canada, and the UK. The certifications are a result of a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute® and is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience. The company continues to invest in the employee experience, this year rolling out new benefits to support employees in their preferred work environment - at home, in person, or hybrid.
In her role as Chief Marketing Officer, Hambelton is responsible for global marketing and business development. Prior to joining Elastic Path, Hambelton was Chief Marketing Officer at MineralTree, a FinTech/Payments startup, where she led global Marketing and was part of the Executive team that successfully sold the company to Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) for $500M, a 25X multiple. Hambelton brings a strong track record of scaling marketing teams, driving brand awareness, and optimizing demand generation.
Following the launch of Elastic Path Payments, Elastic Path is pleased to announce Gray has joined the company as Vice President of Payments. Gray has deep expertise in the payments space, working on the ISO, acquirer, and issuer sides of the industry. Most recently, Gray implemented an integrated payments strategy at Weave and grew their payments business from $0 to $1B in processing volume.
To grow at the rate and pace of Elastic Path, the importance of employee experience and talent acquisition could not be overstated; which is what led Kmiec to join as the company's Vice President of People and Culture. Kmiec is committed to ensuring all elements of the business are “people-first” and fostering a strong culture where employees can thrive. Previously, Kmiec was the Global Vice President of People and Culture at Maropost, where she successfully integrated 2 international acquisitions and scaled the business from 140-300 employees.
“Our culture is rooted in our four core values: be open, be the team, be remarkable, and be the customer,” said Kmiec. “These values impact everything we do, from product development to employee benefits, and are the glue that creates our strong, positive culture. We’re thrilled to formally be recognized for being a great place to work in all three of our corporate geographies.”
Please view current Elastic Path job openings on the company’s careers page.
About Elastic Path
Elastic Path is the company powering mission-critical digital commerce for the world's leading brands, such as Intuit, Pella, Deckers Brands, T-Mobile, and over 250 other leading brands. As relentless innovators, Elastic Path pioneered the Headless Commerce space in 2011 and spearheaded Composable Commerce in 2020. Elastic Path provides industry-leading headless commerce solutions for digitally-driven brands to rapidly build, deploy, and continuously optimize highly differentiated commerce experiences. Elastic Path is a global company with offices in Boston, Newcastle, Reading, Toronto, and Vancouver.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.