Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
As co-founder and chief executive officer of ShiftPixy, Scott Absher brings 30 years of experience in organizational development, capital development and employment industry expertise to the company. Absher started his career in product development and support, serving large national retail chains before turning his focus to the employer services industry.
Mr. Absher has held a number of high-level executive, business development, sales and marketing and management positions with various companies, building and launching a number of successful product lines and companies focused on business-to-business products and services.
Since 1994 Mr. Absher has enjoyed significant involvement in the business services and employer service industries. He has built and trained many national sales organizations and independent agent forces to deliver predictable growth in the business service industry. His work in the development and launch of captive insurance programs and platforms brings a unique and rare insurance competence to ShiftPixy.
Mr. Absher has advised firms in technology and business service-related ventures in matters of capital formation, liquidity, and growth strategy. He has been actively involved in the early stage fundraising, business strategy and development efforts of many startup ventures throughout his career. He is a graduate of The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago majoring in Theology.
Timothy Papp is a highly experienced legal professional with two decades in the in the legal field. He holds a Doctoral Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Duquesne University. Throughout his career, Tim has thrived in business and managed his own law firm, specializing in bankruptcy, and civil litigation and corporate transactions. What distinguishes him is his unwavering dedication to education and legal innovation and ethical excellence, establishing him as a trusted advisor. Beyond his legal prowess, Tim is a retired Air Force veteran and actively champions community involvement and philanthropy. In his role as General Counsel, he brings a wealth of expertise to our team, skillfully guiding us through intricate legal terrain with precision and foresight.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Beck, age 62, previously served as CFO and Consultant for Beyond Air, Inc. (NASD.XAIR), a clinical stage medical device company, from November of 2018 to December of 2022. Prior to his service with Beyond Air, Mr. Beck served as CFO for JLM Couture, Inc., a high-end bridal wear and accessories designer and manufacturer from February 2016 to October of 2018. From December 2013 to December of 2015, Mr. Beck served as CFO for Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (NASD.RLMD), and from January 2011 to March 2013, he served as CFO for IBio (NYSE.IBIO). Mr. Beck has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and he is a New York certified public accountant as well as a member of the New York State Society of CPAs SEC and CFO committees.
Chief Technology Officer
Doug Moss serves as the Chief Technology Officer for ShiftPixy, overseeing platform development and product teams as they work to deliver a world-class, customer-focused solution. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Doug has applied his expertise in various roles at companies such as Levy Restaurants, Pacific Life, The Los Angeles Galaxy and his own consulting firm, Evergreen Experience, always focusing on delivering the very best customer experience. Doug’s extensive knowledge spans both the web and mobile customer arenas, and traces back to the early days of the mobile industry.
Before joining ShiftPixy, Mr. Moss worked for a short time at Salesforce, learning how their product teams built and managed their extensive platform and sales process. Prior to Salesforce, Mr. Moss spent 18 years at Pacific Life developing and managing their CRM and Mobile application platforms, focusing on enhancing the interactive customer experience. Mr. Moss is using his experience to lead a team of talented architects and product owners to develop a world-class, test-driven, innovative, and automated platform to support the ShiftPixy client base. With his leadership and direction, ShiftPixy’s dedication to development continues to grow.
Chief Operating Officer
Amanda Murphy has served as a director since February 10, 2020. Prior to her election to our board of directors, Ms. Murphy served and continues to serve as our Director of Operations and has been vital to our success and growth in that position. Ms. Murphy has been active in the operations side of the staffing industry at a senior level since 2007. Ms. Murphy received her certificate in HR Management from California State University – Long Beach in 2007. Ms. Murphy also studied law at Taylor University in Selango, Malaysia.