St. Louis, MO January 15, 2015— Gremln, a leading financial social media software company, today announced the appointment of Paul Rauner as COO effective immediately. Rauner will report to Ryan Bell, CEO of Gremln.
“Paul’s experience in legal, business, and financial services make him a great addition and an asset to the Gremln team,” said Bell. “With Gremln’s focus on assisting the financial industry with social media compliance, Paul becomes a key member of our growing team of experts.”
Rauner comes to Gremln with a background in the financial industry, primarily in the areas of risk management and business development. He is an attorney with a professional focus on insurance, risk, compliance and securities law.
“I am excited to leverage my experience to accelerate Gremln’s efforts to provide secure, compliant social media to our clients,” said Rauner.
Rauner has previously served as Insurance Agency General Counsel for The NASDAQ Stock Market and as Assistant Legal Director for Aon Risk Services. In these positions Rauner held a business development role, advising corporate clients on insurance, risk mitigation, claims, and alternative risk solutions. Rauner has provided executive risk management, consulting, and brokerage services for well-known not-for-profit entities and public companies such as Sears, Kellogg’s, and Walmart.
As the new COO of Gremln, Rauner will work on strategic partnerships to expand Gremln into new markets.
“Gremln’s strategy has never been more compelling, and we continue to provide the best security tools to allow for the safe, compliant use of social media for business,” said Bell. “The addition of Paul to the team has energized the organization. As he works toward our ambitious growth goals for the coming year, I am confident that Paul will further expand Gremln’s impressive record of quality and innovation.”
Gremln social media management tools help financial organizations and banks drive brand awareness and customer relationships while adhering to regulatory compliance standards. Our applications helps our customers avoid violations by filtering content, providing organizational workflow, and archiving for regulatory audits. Gremln provides service to over 150,000 users and financial service organizations and is endorsed by several financial services organizations such as the Missouri Bankers Association(MBA) and the New York Bankers Association (NYBA) as the recommended social media management and compliance toolkit for all member financial institutions.