Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 15, 2014

Interview with the Chairman and CEO: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY)

Prim, John F.
John F. Prim is the Chairman and CEO of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. He began his career in the financial industry in 1977 as a sales representative. In 1985, after eight years of learning the business, honing his skills and earning a master's degree in business administration, Broadway & Seymour, Inc. — BSI — hired Mr. Prim. In 1994, he was named Vice President of Client Services. When Jack Henry & Associates acquired BSI's Community Banking Division, Mr. Prim's decisive management style made him the natural choice for General Manager of OutLink Services. Five years later, he was named General Manager of E-Services, a new business unit formed to combine electronic processing and outsourcing services to Jack Henry's customers. Mr. Prim was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Jack Henry in 2001, named President in 2003, CEO in 2004 and Chairman of the board in 2012. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of Jack Henry’s business?

Mr. Prim: We provide core accounting systems and related products for community financial institutions,