Elizabeth Reed joined VertexOne as part of the Alliance Data acquisition when they sold off their Utility Services division in 2008 to VertexOne. She is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources and Benefits. She has been instrumental in streamlining processes and creating efficiencies, while also saving the company money. She has 10 years of Finance and Accounting experience and held various roles from Senior Accountant to Finance Manager with Alliance Data starting in 1999, which included general ledger accounting, forecast and budget, and mergers and acquisitions. She was then asked to take on the role of Director of North American Payroll for the US and Canada with VertexOne as a result of the acquisition, thus dovetailing her career into Human Resources for the past 11 years. She has also served as Director of Global Payroll, which included the UK and India, as well as Director of HRIS and Benefits and Vice President of Human Resources.