LOUISVILLE, KY (September 26, 2017) – BSG Financial Group, a provider of revenue-enhancement programs and compliance solutions for financial institutions nationwide, announced today that the voting membership of the Association for Financial Technology (AFT) has elected Jeffrey A. Harper, president of BSG Financial Group, to serve on its Board of Directors. The election was held September 19 at the association’s Fall Summit in Park City, Utah.
In addition to helping the association fulfill its mission to advance technology for the benefit of the financial services industry, Harper – who has been a member of AFT since 2015 – will serve on the membership and marketing committee the first year of his three-year board term, which begins October 1. In this capacity, he will focus on creating awareness for the organization, increasing membership and nurturing relationships within and outside of the association.
Harper brings 30 years of industry experience to his board position, including heading up the Sales and Marketing divisions of BSG Financial Group, which offers a suite of programs that helps community and regional banks generate revenue, manage compliance and foster more profitable relationships. Harper plays a pivotal role in growing the company through innovation, marketing, compliance and customer support. In his two-year tenure as president, the company has increased its client base by 105% and is on track for double digit growth in 2017.
"I am honored to join the AFT Board and look forward to working with fellow board members and association members to advance the mission of this vital organization," said Harper. "The many relationships I have developed as a result of my membership in AFT have helped me succeed both personally and professionally. I willingly accept the challenge of making sure all members are equally as gratified."
AFT (www.aftweb.com) is a resource for networking and professional development for companies and executives serving U.S. financial institutions (FIs), including banks, credit unions, lenders and payment companies. Founded in 1972, the organization members represent most areas of technology, data or services needed to help FIs succeed in today's marketplace. Working within a highly regulated industry and complex vendor landscape, AFT helps members by creating valuable relationships, providing business and industry intelligence and delivering programs that inform members on issues, trends and forces shaping the industry.
About BSG Financial Group
Louisville, Ky.-based BSG Financial Group is a group of independently organized companies that provides revenue-enhancement and compliance solutions for financial institutions nationwide. BSG Financial Group has been a provider of innovative overdraft programs since 1999, including the industry's first cloud-based overdraft management solution, Courtesy Connect®/Courtesy Limit™.
The company's additional revenue-enhancing solutions include: Overdraft Management Solutions; Fee-Based, Packaged Checking Accounts; MinuteLender® and Business MinuteLender® Digital Lending Technology; Vendor Management; Account Acquisition Strategies; Social Media Management; and CD Sales Strategies.
BSG Financial Group includes the following companies: CourtesyCloud Management Solutions, LLC; BSG Financial, LLC; and IQ Development, LLC. For more information about the company, visit http://www.bsgfinancial.com.