ProfitStars wins 2019 FinTech Breakthrough Award for Best Business Lending Platform

Commercial Lending Center Suite streamlines lending process, enhances the borrower experience

MONETT, MO (April 3, 2019) — 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 announced today that Commercial Lending Center Suite™ received the Best Business Lending Platform Award from FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global fintech market.

The FinTech Breakthrough Awards acknowledge fintech innovators and leaders from around the world in a range of categories, including Personal Finance, Lending, Payments, Investments, RegTech, InsurTech and more. More than 3,500 nominations were submitted for the FinTech Breakthrough Awards this year.

James Johnson, managing director of FinTech Breakthrough, said, “Business lending has historically been a substandard experience for the borrower and one major fintech breakthrough includes a focus on delivering a stellar experience for the borrower as well as the lender. ProfitStars’ relationship-based lending process with their Commercial Lending Center Suite is a fantastic example of this fintech innovation, providing an all-digital, automated commercial lending platform that manages business borrower relationships throughout ongoing loan experiences. We are pleased to recognize ProfitStars as a marquee 2019 FinTech Breakthrough Award winner for their innovation in the business lending industry.”

Commercial Lending Center Suite is a digital lending platform that enables financial institutions to seamlessly manage borrower relationships from one loan experience to the next. The platform’s all-digital loan origination, decisioning and portfolio management workflows save time, enhance accuracy and enable quick, automated loan decisions based on the financial institution’s unique credit policy. Approximately 500  institutions are currently leveraging the platform to enhance their commercial lending line of business.

Russ Bernthal, vice president of Jack Henry & Associates and president of ProfitStars, commented, “Commercial lending has traditionally been a siloed, paper-based function within a financial institution. With our digital platform, all types of commercial lending institutions, including banks, credit unions and those not regulated, are automating processes and creating efficiencies that ultimately strengthen borrower relationships and provide confidence in scaling their portfolios. We are proud to be recognized for our platform’s innovation and success with this FinTech Breakthrough Award for the Best Business Lending Platform.”

The FinTech Breakthrough Awards are open to individuals, companies, and organizations who create fintech products and services. For more information, visit

About Jack Henry & Associates Inc

Jack Henry™ (Nasdaq: JKHY) is a well-rounded financial technology company that strengthens connections between financial institutions and the people and businesses they serve. We are an S&P 500 company that prioritizes openness, collaboration, and user centricity – offering banks and credit unions a vibrant ecosystem of internally developed modern capabilities as well as the ability to integrate with leading fintechs. For more than 47 years, Jack Henry has provided technology solutions to enable clients to innovate faster, strategically differentiate, and successfully compete while serving the evolving needs of their accountholders. We empower approximately 7,500 clients with people-inspired innovation, personal service, and insight-driven solutions that help reduce the barriers to financial health. Additional information is available at

About ProfitStars

ProfitStars®, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.®, helps financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate entities, proactively identify and prepare for risks and market changes that could negatively impact their business. ProfitStars’ industry-leading solutions and services include JHA Payment SolutionsTM, Information Security & Risk Management, Online & Mobile, Lending, Financial Performance, and Imaging/Data Management. These solutions help approximately 9,000 clients mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, contain costs, and drive future success. Additional information is available at

About FinTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for technology innovation and leadership, the FinTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Financial Technologies and Services companies and products. The FinTech Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of FinTech companies and products in categories including Payments, Personal Finance, Wealth Management, Fraud Protection, Banking, Lending, RegTech, InsurTech and more. For more information visit


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