We’re here to help restaurants do what they do best: turn each and every order into a unique and lasting relationship.
POS and back-office technology have always been at the heart of daily restaurant and hospitality operations. We at PAR strive to create easy-to-use and powerful hardware and software solutions for owners, operators, and franchisees of all sizes, giving them the digital levers they need to grow and empowering them to create unique guest experiences while saving time and money.
Board of Directors
Mr. Pascal has served as Vice President and Secretary of Act III Holdings, LLC, a Boston-based investment fund, since March 2018. In addition, since 2008, Mr. Pascal has served as President and Founder of 12:51:58 MW LLC, a provider of an enterprise software platform for global restaurant and retail operators. From January 2015 to March 2018, Mr. Pascal worked for Panera Bread where he served as a consultant and was named Chief Concept Officer in November 2017. Mr. Pascal served as CEO of Goji, a developer of high-tech cooking technology, from 2010 to 2012, as the CEO of Torex Retail PLC Hospitality Division from 2006 to 2008, and as Founder and CEO of Savista, a point of sale software and business process outsourcing company serving the global restaurant industry, from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Pascal started his career in operations at McDonald’s Corp. In addition, Mr. Pascal has served as a director of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) since May 2020. He brings over 30 years of restaurant operations and executive experience, with both privately-held and publicly-held national restaurant chains, and significant experience in the restaurant industry, as both an investor and as a director.
Mr. Rauch spent 31 years with Trader Joe’s Company, the last 14 years as a President until his retirement in June 2008. Since June 2015, Mr. Rauch has served as the Founder/President of Daily Table, an innovative non-profit retail solution to bring affordable nutrition to the food insecure in Boston’s inner city. He previously served as CEO of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. from August 2011 to July 2017, where he continues to serve as a director. Since February 2020, Mr. Rauch has served as a director of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM), a grocery store offering affordable, fresh, natural and organic products, where he serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee. From October 2009 to October 2019, Mr. Rauch served as a trustee at the Olin College of Engineering and he serves as a director or as an advisory board member of several for profit and non-profit companies. Mr. Rauch brings extensive knowledge and operational experience in the food service/grocery industry and strategic implementation and leadership skills providing insights and perspectives important to us as a provider of technology solutions to restaurants and retail.
Ms. Russo has more than 25 years’ experience in financial and operations management with global, growth technology companies. Since June 2019, Ms. Russo has served as a director of Verra Mobility Corporation (NASDAQ: VRRM), a provider of smart mobility technology solutions and services throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, where she serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees. Since 2021, Ms. Russo has served as director of UserTesting, Inc. (NYSE: USER), an on-demand human insight platform that enables organizations to deliver a better customer experience, where she serves as the chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Russo is also a director of Verifone, Inc., a global unified platform that provides customers a seamless payment experience with any payment method, where she serves as the Audit Committee chair and a member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Russo previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cvent, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVT), a cloud-based enterprise event management platform, from September 2015 to September 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Russo served as Executive Vice President and CFO of MICROS Systems, Inc., a global, public enterprise information system software, hardware and services company for retail and hospitality industries (NASDAQ: MCRS). During her 19 years at MICROS, Ms. Russo served in a variety of senior financial roles until MICROS Systems’ acquisition by Oracle in September 2014. Ms. Russo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. Ms. Russo brings significant financial accounting expertise, executive leadership and operational and risk management experience to our Board.
Mr. Singh has served as the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of LookDeep Health since March 2019. Prior to that, he served as a Co-founder and President of Topcoder and a member of the board of directors of Appirio Inc., a leader in cloud and emerging technologies from September 2006 until its acquisition by Wipro Limited in November of 2016. Mr. Singh served in various roles at Appirio, including leading strategy, research and development, marketing and international for the company. Prior to working at Appirio, Mr. Singh worked at SAP SE in the Office of the CEO as a part of the Corporate Strategy Group from July 2004 to September 2006. While at SAP SE, Mr. Singh led initiatives on sales, maintenance and competitive strategies. From November 1998 to March 2004, Mr. Singh managed research and development, sales, and marketing activity as Vice President and General Manager at webMethods focusing on integration, BPM and workflow technologies. Mr. Singh began his career with Accenture PLC in September 1995 at its Center for Strategic Technology and worked there until November 1998. Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a Masters in Translational Medicine through a collaborative program at University of California – San Francisco and University of California – Berkeley. Mr. Singh is also a co-founder of and current chairman of the board of the Sikh Coalition. Mr. Singh brings an extensive background in technology and significant leadership and management experience, including expertise in the areas of software development and strategy.
Since 2006 Mr. Stoffel has been a senior advisor to private equity and board member of multiple public companies. From 2011 to 2019 he also served as Co-Founding General Partner of Trillium International, a private equity firm focused on growth equity investments in technology companies. From 1997 – 2005, Mr. Stoffel held various senior executive positions at Eastman Kodak Company, including as Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer; Director of Research and Development; and Vice President, Director Electronic Imaging Products Research and Development. Prior to Eastman Kodak Company, Mr. Stoffel had a 20-year career with Xerox Corporation, serving as Vice President of Corporate Research and Technology; Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Imaging Business Unit; Vice President and Chief Engineer; and other executive positions. Since January 2007, Mr. Stoffel has served on the board of directors of Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNW), where he chairs the Compensation Committee and previously served as a lead independent director from July 2010 to February 2015. From 2003 until his retirement in October 2018, Mr. Stoffel served on the board of directors of Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS, now L3 Harris Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: LHX)). Mr. Stoffel is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Trustee Emeritus of the George Eastman Museum. Mr. Stoffel’s technology management expertise, his general management experience, his investment and capital markets expertise, and his extensive public company board experience, provides us with valuable perspectives, capabilities, and knowledge critical to our strategy, management, and corporate governance. Mr. Stoffel serves as Lead Director of the Board of Directors of the Company.
Mr. Singh joined the Company’s Board of Directors in April 2018 and has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and President of ParTech, Inc. since March 2019. Mr. Singh previously served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and Interim President of ParTech, Inc. from December 2018 until March 2019. Since June 2021, Mr. Singh has served as a director of CDON AB (NASDAQ Nordic: CDON), a leading online marketplace platform in the Nordic region. Mr. Singh has been a partner of CoVenture, LLC, a multi-asset manager with funds in venture capital, direct lending, and crypto currency since June 2018. From 2017 – 2018, Mr. Singh served as the managing partner of Tera-Holdings, LLC, a holding company of niche software businesses that he co-founded. In 2009, Mr. Singh co-founded GBI, LLC (f/k/a Gold Bullion International, LLC (GBI)), an electronic platform that allows investors to buy, trade and store physical precious metals. During his tenure at GBI, from 2009 – 2017, Mr. Singh served as GBI’s chief operating officer, its chief executive officer, and its president. As an entrepreneur and investor in software companies, Mr. Singh brings unique insight and a strategic perspective to our software solutions business.