MONETT, Mo., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its ProfitStars® division today announced the addition of the iPay bill pay, BillSimple® and Banno Mobile™ solutions to the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) Preferred Service Provider program.
The digital product suite includes:
- iPay Consumer Bill PayTM, an online bill pay solution;
- iPay Business Bill PayTM, an online bill pay solution designed specifically for the needs of small businesses;
- BillSimple, a tool for businesses to invoice, collect, track and manage receivables; and
- Banno Mobile, a native mobile banking app with account aggregation.
ProfitStars also added the responsive web design functionality to the current website design and hosting services already in the Preferred Service Provider program along with RemitPlus® Express™ to the existing remittance and lockbox solutions.
Wisconsin-based Bank of Oakfield is one of the ICBA member banks that already leverages responsive web design, Banno Mobile and iPay Consumer Bill Pay for a customized digital banking experience. Kate Larson, marketing coordinator for the bank, explained, "ProfitStars provides us with a perfect blend of functional and attractive digital channels. We easily control content, keeping updates fresh while better engaging with customers. The ability to provide the latest products and services sets us apart from other community banks our size."
ProfitStars powers the digital channel for thousands of community banks, enabling them to offer highly competitive solutions with all the functionality available in today's marketplace. iPay Solutions help more than 4,000 community banks and financial institutions strengthen their online and mobile positioning with easy to implement solutions that meet consumer needs. ProfitStars has also launched and supports over 1,500 financial institution websites, many of which are formatted with responsive web design.
Dan Clancy, ICBA executive vice president of services, commented, "Consumers are rapidly adopting the convenience and functionality of digital banking solutions. ProfitStars enables community banks to offer a safe and secure mobile application, along with all of the functionalities that customers demand. Enabling them to manage their finances with ease and convenience further enhances customer relationships and differentiates our community bank members."
Russ Bernthal, president of ProfitStars, added, "Community banks rely on their digital channels to maintain the relationships and convenience that set them apart. Customers expect mobile and web services with heightened functionality; the analytics and reporting available through Banno Mobile, combined with additional iPay payments solutions, can position more ICBA member banks for growth and success."
Other ProfitStars services provided to ICBA member banks at exclusive discounted rates include: accounts receivable financing; small business lending; remote deposit capture; and security services.
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation's voice for more than 6,500 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit www.icba.org.
As a diverse, global division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. ® (JHA), ProfitStars® combines JHA's solid technology background with the latest breakthroughs in six performance-boosting solution groups – Financial Performance, Imaging, Payment Solutions, Information Security & Risk Management, Retail Delivery, and Online & Mobile. Explore the power of ProfitStars-enhanced performance at www.profitstars.com.
About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations. Its technology solutions serve more than 11,300 customers nationwide, and are marketed and supported through three primary brands. Jack Henry Banking® supports banks ranging from community banks to multi-billion dollar institutions with information processing solutions. Symitar® is the leading provider of information processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes. ProfitStars® provides best-of-breed solutions that enhance the performance of domestic and international financial institutions of all asset sizes and charters using any core processing system, as well as diverse corporate entities. Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com.
Statements made in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking information. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking information. Specifically, there are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by any forward-looking information. Additional information on these and other factors, which could affect the Company's financial results, are included in its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings on Form 10-K, and potential investors should review these statements. Finally, there may be other factors not mentioned above or included in the Company's SEC filings that may cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking information.
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