Liberty Tax Service names Nick Bates as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bates will succeed Kathy Donovan, who will provide consulting services to Liberty Tax Service until March 31, 2018, in order to promote a smooth transition.
Mr. Bates has extensive experience at both public and private companies. Most recently, he has served as the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for Liberty Tax Service. Prior to that, Mr. Bates spent five years at Catapult Learning, LLC, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Catapult, he held several positions at MedQuist Inc., in various financial roles.
“Nick has been an integral part of our management team and is well respected by the entire organization. We are thrilled that he is able to step right in and immediately make a positive impact on the organization,” said Ed Brunot, CEO of Liberty Tax Service.