Augme Technologies Appoints Tom Virgin as CFO
Augme Technologies, a technology and services provider in interactive media marketing, has announced that Ed Jordan has resigned as chief financial officer (CFO) to pursue other opportunities. The company has appointed Tom Virgin, CFO of recently acquired Hipcricket, as his successor.
Before joining Hipcricket, Virgin’s most recent position was as executive vice president (EVP) and CFO for Talyst. At Talyst, such work involved providing software and equipment solutions that improve efficiency and patient safety at acute care hospitals, health delivery networks, and long-term-care pharmacies.
Previously, Virgin was CFO and vice president of finance and administration at WizKids, a company that created and sold collectible miniature games. He joined the company in 2001, and in 2003 he had a major role in directing its sale to the Topps.
Virgin started his career in public accounting by performing audit and tax work for companies in a variety of industries. He spent more than 16 years (1983 to 1999) at Seafirst Bank (now Bank of America), where he was senior vice president (SVP) and controller. From there, he stepped into his first CFO role at T&W Financial Services Corporation, a commercial leasing company (1999 to early 2000). He subsequently served as interim CFO for two software companies, ThinkShare (in 2000) and Versidata Systems (2000-2001), where he was responsible for raising capital and financial operations.
Virgin has been active in his professional community as a member of Financial Executives International, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Washington Society of CPAs.