MONETT, Mo., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Today, the company announced that it has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for 2017. Jack Henry & Associates ranked number 7 in the IT, Internet, Software and Services category, and number 95 overall.
This Forbes national ranking highlights the companies that go above and beyond to create a rewarding, fulfilling employee experience. The 500 companies listed are chosen based on the results of an independent survey completed by 30,000 American employees. The survey inquires about various aspects of job satisfaction, including how likely employees are to recommend their employer to a friend. Only companies and institutions with more than 5,000 employees were surveyed. Jack Henry & Associates employs more than 6,000 people across the country in more than 20 states.
David Foss, president and CEO of Jack Henry & Associates, stated, "It has always been our mission to provide a rewarding and dynamic work environment that values employee development. We understand the powerful connection between the success and fulfillment of our employees and the overall success of our company. We are honored that our employees value us as much as we value them, and we are proud to be named by Forbes as one of the best employers in the country."
Employees were contacted anonymously online to participate in the survey without the involvement of their employer. Respondents included in the survey sample are representative of the U.S. workforce by gender, age, region, education and ethnicity.
Technology leaders such as Google, Facebook, SAS, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce and PayPal were also recognized in the IT, Internet, Software and Services category. For more details about the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list, visit https://www.forbes.com/best-employers.
About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its solutions serve more than 10,000 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 a leading provider of information processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes. ProfitStars® provides highly specialized products and services that enable financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse
corporate entities to mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, and contain costs. 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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