MONETT, Mo., Oct. 8, 2013 /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 it received five Golden Bridge Awards at the awards dinner and presentation held Sept. 30, 2013, in San Francisco. This is the first time ProfitStars has been nominated and acknowledged for a Golden Bridge Award. Lee Wetherington, director of strategic insight at ProfitStars, won a gold award for Strategic Alliance Executive of the Year and a silver award for Business Development Professional of the Year. Additionally, ProfitStars won three awards for its marketing campaign titled "Little Black Book of Lending Relationships," taking home gold awards for both Lead Generation Campaign of the Year and Product Brand Development Campaign of the Year, and a bronze award for Business-to-Business Campaign of the Year. Debbie Wood, general manager of marketing and industry research for Jack Henry & Associates, said, "As a company that places high value on industry leadership, strategic development, and creative and effective marketing, we are excited to receive five Golden Bridge Awards in related categories. We congratulate Lee Wetherington and our marketing department for this esteemed recognition." The annual Golden Bridge Awards program, with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, case studies and successful deployments, public relations and marketing campaigns, product management, websites, blogs, white-papers, videos, advertisements, creativity, partner programs, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.
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