STACK, a data center services company providing wholesale colocation, build-to-suit, and powered shell solutions, has appointed Heather Paduck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mrs. Paduck will lead STACK’s financial strategy and operations, including finance, accounting, and capital raising.
Heather Paduck would be a key strategic addition to STACK’s leadership team, bringing extensive experience in building finance organizations and capital raising at rapidly-growing businesses.
Prior to STACK, Mrs. Paduck was Chief Financial Officer of Northwood Investors, a global, vertically integrated real estate private equity firm with over $7 billion of assets under management. She also served as CFO of Pembroke Real Estate, a Fidelity Investments subsidiary, which manages over 7.5 million square feet in direct real estate investments in the United States, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Mrs. Paduck’s experience also includes six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers managing financial statement audits for public and private real estate companies.
“I have a deep appreciation for the unique position STACK has in the data center services space and am excited to join Stack at a time when there is so much opportunity,” said Heather Paduck. “I look forward to driving responsible growth for the benefit of our clients and partners and to achieving great results for our team and stakeholders.”
STACK delivers its data center services in six markets today including Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Northern Virginia; Portland, Oregon; and Silicon Valley, California.
STACK’S offering includes hyperscale campuses and build-to-suit data centers (HYPER STACK), powered shell capacity (POWER STACK), and immediately available ‘RackReady’ wholesale colocation and private data halls (READY STACK).
“Heather’s joining is the product of a national search to find the very best leader of our financial strategy. Her reputation and qualifications are unparalleled,” said Brian Cox, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of STACK. “In building our team, we sought a Chief Financial Officer who not only had the skills and expertise necessary to help fuel our growth in the years ahead, but also shared our vision for what this company can become. Heather is that person, and I am proud to have her on our team.”