AvidXchange, a provider of e-purchasing and e-invoicing software solutions, is expanding.

The Charlotte-based firm announced Wednesday that it is opening a branch office in Chicago.

Bob Cefala, a certified public accountant, will head the office as director of sales for the Midwest. Cefala worked previously for JD Edwards, Oracle, Endure Software and Peregrine Software.

AvidXchange also has offices in Washington, DC and New York City.

AvidXchange: www.avicxchange.com