BankTEL Systems received the Hall of Fame Award at the 2018 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting.
COLUMBUS, MISS. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 18, 2018
BankTEL Systems was among the honorees at the 2018 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting, in recognition of its success in increasing export sales of accounting software for financial institutions.
BankTEL is the developer of ASCEND, a cloud-based software solution used by banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and other financial institutions worldwide. BankTEL serves over a quarter of the domestic market, making it the top FI accounting software provider in the US. Since 2009, it has had a growing overseas presence, and now includes institutions all across the globe.
“I’m proud of serving the American community and regional banks that support small business owners and are the literal economic engines of their towns. I’m also truly excited about how successful we’ve been in growing our presence in financial markets beyond the US,” said Boyce Adams, Jr., President and CEO of BankTEL. “Mississippi supports entrepreneurship and industry, and it has always been a privilege for BankTEL to call Mississippi home. I consider it a big honor for our success to be recognized and celebrated by our state’s leader.”
For the 4th Time, BankTEL Appears on the Inc. 5000 list,
Ranking No. 4714 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 48%
Inc. magazine ranked BTS-Alliance, BankTEL Systems NO. 4714 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
Boyce Adams, Jr., President/CEO of BankTEL stated:
“BankTEL is pleased to once again be on the Inc. 5000 list for 4 years running. It is a testament to the hard work of our employees and continued push for providing an excellent experience for our more than 1,600 financial institutions clients across the world.”
BankTEL completed its National User Conference last week, with clients in attendance from 35 states and 125 financial institutions represented. This event took place at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Headlining the event was key note speaker, The Honorable Ed Moy, the 38th Director of the United States Mint. Ed educated this group of bankers on the future of cashless societies and emerging currency trends in both the United States and Internationally.
BankTEL clients were presented with exciting opportunities to take advantage of new products and learn about industry trends throughout the user conference. Customers utilizing BankTEL’s Legacy platform were presented with tangible advantages that migrating to our newest offering, ASCEND, would bring.
BankTEL management partnered with the BankTEL User Group board to deliver valuable information on the latest enhancements to the ASCEND platform, as well as best practices for compliance, efficiency, and cost savings. This conference provided BankTEL clients with a unique opportunity to network with other users, exchanging best practice approaches, and compliance success stories with the utilization of ASCEND.
Attendees were also treated to an evening of food, drink, and entertainment at the historical George Jones Museum in Nashville. We invite you to join us in 2018 for another informative and fun user conference. We are excited to share with you, our valued clients and partners, all that we are doing to enhance our service to you, and assist you in improving your accounting operations.
Jackson, Miss. (Dec. 4, 2014) – Gov. Phil Bryant presented four Mississippi companies with awards yesterday at the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting event, which was held at the Country Club of Jackson. Designed to recognize Mississippi companies for their success in maintaining or increasing export sales, the awards recognized two companies in the service sector and two companies in the manufacturing sector.
“I am proud to honor these four homegrown companies for their excellence in exporting. Not only did these companies and their leaders think outside of the box when creating their innovative, high-tech products and services, they thought internationally,” Gov. Bryant said. “They are showing the world that Mississippi has what it takes for companies to grow and be successful while helping create jobs and improving the quality of life for individuals right here at home and around the globe. I thank them for their dedication to the state of Mississippi and congratulate them on this exciting day.”
Columbus-based BankTEL Systems, provider of financial accounting and cash management software, received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting in the service sector. Hattiesburg-based BioSoil Enhancers, the sole manufacturer of SumaGrow, received the award in the manufacturing sector. SumaGrow increases crop quality and yields while decreasing chemical fertilizer inputs.
Gov. Bryant also presented the Governor’s Award for Export Achievement to Jackson-based Navagis and Pearl-based Trilogy Communications, Inc. Navagis, provider of Enterprise Visualization Management software, received the award in the service sector. Trilogy Communications, manufacturer of advanced technology coaxial cables, received the award in the manufacturing sector.
Nine additional companies received certificates of achievement at the event for their successes in exporting. These include Horn Lake’s Shannon Lumber International; Hyperion Technology Group from Tupelo; Flathau’s Fine Foods from Hattiesburg/Petal; Wood Industries, Inc., from Belmont; DeBeukelaer Cookie Company from Madison; Goldin Metals, Inc., from Gulfport;
Griffin, Inc., from Byhalia; Quality Plywood, Inc., from Waynesboro; and TJ Beall Company of Greenwood.
“The companies honored with these awards play a large role in strengthening the state’s economy, as well as that of their local communities. Additionally, they epitomize the talent, innovation and pioneering spirit found in Mississippians throughout the state,” said Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Brent Christensen. “We congratulate these companies on their achievements and look forward to watching their continued growth and success.”
The 2014 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting were sponsored by MDA and the Mississippi District Export Council.
About Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Development Authority is the state of Mississippi’s lead economic and community development agency. Approximately 300 employees are engaged in providing services to businesses, communities and workers in the state. While the agency is best known for its efforts to recruit new businesses to Mississippi, MDA provides services to promote tourism, help communities improve their quality of place, help existing employers identify and meet opportunities and challenges and help workers improve their skills – all with the goal of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of Mississippians. For more information, visit MDA’s website at www.mississippi.org.
Contact: Tammy Craft, MDA Public Relations (601) 359-6556
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Mississippi-based BankTEL Systems Ranked in the Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Ranking attributes 143.8% revenue growth to innovative software backed by exceptional client service and support
Columbus, MS,— Today, BankTEL Systems, based in Columbus, Mississippi, announced it has been ranked 483rd on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. BankTEL grew 143.8 percent during this time period.
BankTEL’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Boyce E. Adams, Jr., credits innovative software and exceptional service and support with the company’s near 144% revenue growth. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the country’s fastest growing technology companies,” Adams said. “Over our 22 years in business, we have seen steady revenue growth and have added clients both in the U.S. and internationally. Our corporate philosophy remains focused on developing software that uses automation to increase efficiencies and reduce costs for financial institutions.”
“The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015.”
“For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies’ DNA,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “We’re glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas.”
Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.
Founded in 1992, BankTEL helps more than 1,400 clients in all 50 states and multiple international locations cut costs, increase deposits, and automate their internal processes. With the core values in cost-effective software and client service, BankTEL is able to offer top notch support and product offerings that fit the needs of our clients. With more than 20 years of serving financial institutions, BankTEL Systems has become one of the premier providers of financial accounting and cash management software applications. For more information about BankTEL, visit www.banktel.com.