MONETT, Mo., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, today announced that its Symitar ® division was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in San Diego was created by the San Diego Business Journal, Best Companies Group, and sponsored by Moss Adams LLP, Fisher & Phillips LLP, and Active Network.
This countywide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego, benefiting the county's economy, workforce, and businesses. The 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego list is made up of 100 companies. Symitar was number 10 on the Mega Company list.
To be considered for participation, companies had to be a for-profit business, not-for-profit business, or government entity; to be publicly or privately held; have a facility in San Diego; have at least 15 employees working in San Diego; and have been in business a minimum of one year.
Companies from across the county entered the two-part survey process to be considered for the Best Places to Work in San Diego . The first part of the survey process consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part of the survey consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in San Diego and also analyzed the data to determine the final rankings.Ted Bilke, president of Symitar, said, "Attracting and retaining highly-trained, highly-motivated employees is a strategic priority for us. We respect that it is the collective effort of our employees that enables us to deliver the high-quality technology solutions and ongoing service levels that our customers expect. We continually work to identify practical initiatives that can improve our work environment and ultimately employee satisfaction and retention. We formally measure employee satisfaction with a biennial survey conducted by an impartial outside firm. It's an honor to now have the results of our internal survey process further validated by being named among the best places to work in San Diego." For more information on the Best Places to Work in San Diego program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkSD.com. About Symitar Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY), is the leading provider of integrated computer systems for credit unions of all sizes. Symitar currently serves more than 750 credit unions as a single source for integrated, enterprise-wide automation and as a single point of contact and support. Additional information is available at www.symitar.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 to mid-tier 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. SOURCE Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.