Field Nation Names Industry Executives to Sales and Emerging Markets Leadership Roles

7.6.2015, Written by Annie Wang

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FIELD NATION names industry executives to sales and emerging markets leadership roles

Jeff Parris Named Executive Vice President of Sales

Elizabeth Benz Named Executive Vice President of Sales for SaaS and Emerging Markets


Minneapolis – July 6, 2015 – Field Nation, a leading work platform connecting organizations with independent contractors to get work done, today named two industry veterans as new executive vice presidents at the company [Tweet This]. The individuals join Field Nation following the May 2015 acquisition of FieldSolutions.

Jeff Parris has been named Executive Vice President of Sales. In this new role, he oversees global sales of the Field Nation web-based platform. Parris brings more than 20 years of enterprise-level sales experience to the company and will share his leadership strengths to build, train and mentor high-performance sales teams. [Tweet This]

“My goal is to help users identify and execute strategic processes to successfully tap into the extended workforce and accelerate their performance,” said Parris.

Elizabeth Benz joins Field Nation as Executive Vice President of Sales for SaaS and Emerging Markets. In this capacity, she provides her corporate expertise to drive revenue for new products and established markets. [Tweet This]

“It’s exciting to join Field Nation at a time when our industry is evolving so dramatically,” said Benz. “The steps our team implements will help deliver value and service to new Field Nation customers as they discover the benefits of engaging with independent contractors.”

“Jeff and Liz bring tremendous enterprise sales and market development expertise to Field Nation’s leadership team, which will accelerate our position in the rapidly evolving independent contractor/freelance marketplace,” said Mynul Khan, CEO of Field Nation. “I look forward to their contributions.” [Tweet This]

Parris previously worked at CenturyLink as Area Vice President of Business. In addition, he held sales leadership positions at both Comcast and TDS Metrocom, and served as General Manager of Edge Wireless, a joint venture with Cingular Wireless.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. In addition, Parris holds an MBA from Northcentral University (Phoenix, Ariz.), and a Master’s of Science, Special Studies degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from St. Cloud State University.

Benz most recently served as Senior Director of Global Sales Operations at Digital River. She also worked at Oracle in various management, business and market development roles. Benz graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from North Carolina State University and earned her MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.

Parris joined Field Nation on June 22, and Benz started her role on July 1. Both will report to Mynul Khan. [Tweet This]


About Field Nation

Field Nation ( is the leading online work platform for connecting businesses and workers. Global enterprises to small local companies use Field Nation’s self-service web portal to find, manage and pay contractors for any specific job. The platform enables workers to spend more time working and enables businesses to manage the right talent anywhere in the world, on demand. Field Nation has more than 65,000 service providers in its network and serves businesses globally.