BidPal has added Robert Carr to its board of directors. The entrepreneur, philanthropist and author is chief executive officer of Beyond, a newly-launched business services and financial technology company. Carr is also founder of both Heartland Payment Systems and Give Something Back, a nonprofit charity that provides mentoring and college scholarships to students from lower-income families.
He is author of Through the Fires: An American Business Story of Turbulence, Triumph and Giving Back and Working Class to College: The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America.
In March 2016, Carr was appointed by President Obama to a key White House post on the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. He also serves on the boards for Lewis University in Illinois, Ed Snider Youth Hockey and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.