Rebecca Collins Joins Contractor Management Services LLC as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
PHOENIX, NV Contractor Management Services LLC ("CMS" or the "Company"), the leading provider of compliance software and payment settlement services for companies that use independent contractors, announced the appointment of Rebecca Collins as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for the Company. Collins will serve on the executive team and will be a key advisor on legal and compliance matters and strategic business planning. She will also oversee CMS' risk management and human resource functions.
Collins brings more than 20 years of legal experience to CMS, 15 of which as in-house counsel. Most recently, she served as Deputy General Counsel & VP of HR at NJOY, Inc., where she provided legal, regulatory, and compliance advice and also managed the company's HR department. Prior to working at NJOY, Collins was Sr. Associate General Counsel at General Dynamics, where she focused almost exclusively on labor and employment matters (including independent contractor classification issues), mergers and acquisitions, and compliance. In 2013, the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel named Collins "In-House Counsel of the Year" in the category of large public company.
"I look forward to working for a dynamic, growing company and to contributing to CMS' business strategy, leadership position in the industry, and mission to provide best-in-class solutions for its clients," said Collins. "The recent substantial investment by Riverside Partners is a testament to CMS' historical success and future growth opportunities, and I'm excited to be a part of the CMS team."
"We are thrilled to have Rebecca as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer," said E. Patrick LaVoie, CEO of CMS. "The addition of Rebecca to our executive team continues CMS' tradition of and commitment to bringing talent and unique compliance solutions to our clients. Rebecca brings tremendous subject matter expertise, compliance experience and insight to CMS and we look forward to her leadership and guidance."
Collins holds a Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Arizona College of Law School, Tucson, Arizona, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.