Bestpass hires new executives

Bestpass hires new executives

The new hires are expected to help Bestpass scale service offerings and network integrations for commercial fleets and owner operators. 

Bestpass, a developer of toll management and safety solutions for commercial fleets, announced two additions to its leadership team. Bestpass welcomes Scott Chao (pictured above left), as chief marketing officer and Shay Demmons (right) as chief product officer. The company says these hires will aid in its commitment to scale service offerings and network integrations for commercial fleets and owner operators. 

“We’re thrilled to have Shay and Scott join the team at Bestpass,” said Tom Fogarty, chief executive officer of Bestpass. “We set out to build out our Innovation and Growth teams by attracting accomplished leaders as our first C-Level executives in Product and Marketing. Scott and Shay bring extensive and dynamic work experience, both in and outside the transportation industry. As we continue to grow the Bestpass brand and bring forth new solutions for our customers, I am confident that their leadership will play a pivotal role in driving our success.”  

Chao joins Bestpass as chief marketing officer with experience in growing companies through strategy and transformational improvements. Chao recently served in the same role, as well as chief growth officer for Appspace, a workplace management software company. Prior to Appspace, Chao held sales and marketing leadership positions at other private equity backed companies, including DealerSocket, Stack Sports and Cvent. 

Demmons comes to Bestpass as chief product officer, with more than 25 years of experience in product and development across multiple industries, including commercial transportation. Most notably, Demmons also served as chief product officer at GPS Insight, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of all product and development related activities.   

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