chairman of the board of directors at Jack Henry and Associates (JHA). Henry, who started with the Monett-based company in 1979, has
served as chairman since 1994.
"It has been a great privilege for me to serve Jack Henry and Associates in a variety of positions at the company and on the board," said Henry. "During that time, we have grown the company from a small, well-run company to a national leader and highly respected brand in the banking, credit union and payments industries. The company, our customers, partners and shareholders are well positioned to continue to drive Jack Henry and Associates forward."
In conjunction with these changes, the JHA independent directors have appointed Matthew C. Flanigan to serve as "lead director." In this role he will coordinate activities of the directors, advise on meeting agendas and chair meetings of the board and the stockholders in the absence of the chairman.
Flanigan has served as an independent director of JHA since 2007 and is employed as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Leggett amd Platt, Incorporated.
Jack Henry and Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for financial services organizations. Its technology solutions serve more than 11,900 customers nationwide.