Bob Ezell, VP of Product Marketing for Computer Services, Inc. (CSI, Paducah, Ky.), was elected president of the Association for Financial Technology (AFT) at the organization's 38th Annual Meeting held last week in Tucson. Ezell has served as an AFT director for the past three years. At CSI, he is responsible for the development and marketing of the vendor's products and services.
In other AFT announcements, David Foss, President of ProfitStars (Dallas) was appointed VP and Kevin Tweddle, COO, Bank Intelligence Solutions, Fiserv (Brookfield, Wis.), was appointed Treasurer. Others elected to AFT's Board of Directors for three-year terms are: Brian Otte, SVP of Corporate Development, Perimeter eSecurity (Milford, Conn.); Kelli Schultz, SVP of Business Development, iPay Technologies (Elizabethtown, Ky.); and Tom Shen, Board Member, CBG Holdings (Austin, Texas).
Returning AFT Board members are: Randy Fluitt, EVP, Payment Systems, Fidelity National Information Services (Jacksonville, Fla.; Mark Heys, VP/National Sales Manager, Fiserv; Terry McMullen, General Manager " E Services, Jack Henry & Associates (Monett, Mo.); and Steve Proud, Vice President, RDSI Banking Systems (Defiance, Ohio). David O'Malley, SVP & General Manager, Open Solutions (Glastonbury, Conn.), will serve as Immediate Past President.
AFT serves more than 80 percent of the entire banking, thrift and credit union market in the US. The organization's 2010 Spring Meeting is scheduled for March 14-16, 2010, at the Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.