Gusto Appoints First Chief Financial Officer

Seasoned CFO Mike Dinsdale joins Gusto as their growth accelerates

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Gusto, a modern payroll, benefits, and HR platform serving over 40,000 small businesses nationwide, announced that it has hired Mike Dinsdale as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer.

Mike Dinsdale has relevant expertise in building high-growth companies in very large markets. Having helped scale DocuSign and DoorDash, he has a proven track record of maximizing value and growth, and was named the Bay Area’s “CFO of the Year” in 2015 by the San Francisco Business Times. In his new role, Dinsdale will focus on scaling Gusto for the long term.

“I am delighted to welcome Mike Dinsdale to Gusto as we ramp up for our next phase of growth. Mike is a strategic CFO with a wealth of experience scaling companies,” said Josh Reeves, CEO and co-founder of Gusto. “I look forward to working with Mike, a builder who thinks about the business holistically and consistently challenges the status quo. We are building Gusto for the long term and Mike will be enhancing an amazing foundation already in place today.”

“There are few companies that have been able to grow at the exceptional rate that Gusto has, while continuing to provide a product that customers love. I see this opportunity to help take them to the next level as the best job in the tech industry,” said Mike Dinsdale. “I’m excited to join an amazing team with a mission-driven mindset.”

About Gusto

Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Capital G, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.

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Source: Gusto