BidPal names Steve Johns Chief Executive Officer

October 10, 2014

BidPal, Inc., a fundraising technology company, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Steve Johns as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.

“Steve’s extensive experience in technology and executive leadership will serve him well as he leads BidPal into its next phase,” said Chairman of the Board Scott Webber. Webber stepped down as Chief Executive Officer in June.

Johns comes to BidPal with nearly 30 years of experience in technology, digital media and event production. Prior to joining BidPal, he was CEO of a Chicago-based event production company specializing in corporate events, trade shows and experiential marketing events. Johns co-founded Ardesta, LLC, a $100 million industry accelerator for early stage technology start-ups, investing in and launching 19 companies. He also has served as a senior executive with Gateway, Inc. (NYSE: GTW) and Launch Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUN).

“BidPal has truly revolutionized charitable fundraising with its technology, and I’m honored to have been selected to lead the company,” said Johns. “I look forward to working with BidPal’s amazing team and helping thousands of non-profit organizations fundraise, expand their donor base and raise awareness for their causes.”

About BidPal, Inc.

BidPal helps nonprofits raise more money by developing automated, efficient fundraising technology solutions. BidPal’s award-winning technology includes event management solutions; cellular and hybrid mobile bidding auctions; payment processing; ticketing; online fundraising; consulting services; and much more. The company is ranked number 74 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. To learn more, visit or call 1-888-729-0399.

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