Joe Ayers

EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Joe Ayers joined Epicor Software in March 2021 as VP of Finance leading the financial planning (FP&A) and business intelligence teams. Joe has a specialized focus on scaling software companies both financially and operationally. He brings 15 years of diverse experience across audit & accounting, SEC reporting and compliance, M&A, global business operations, late-stage startups, and private equity. 

Before his role at Epicor, Joe spent the first five years of his career in the Audit practice at KPMG, specializing in private and Fortune 1000 public company audits. In 2014, he joined PG&E to focus on SEC reporting and technical accounting. In 2016 he joined Lithium Technologies to lead the revenue accounting and operations functions.  Lithium (now rebranded as Khoros) exited from Venture Capital to Private Equity in 2017. Joe expanded his role at Khoros from chief of staff to the CEO to lead the finance operations functions. 

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bob Jones University. Additionally, Joe is a CPA (inactive) and has completed the Harvard Business Analytics Program, an 18-month program focused on leadership strategies for the future of business analytics.