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BSG Financial Group Expands Role of Relationship Development Officer Andrew Smith Company Promotes Seasoned Financial Industry Sales Veteran to Help Expand its Footprint in Southeast

LOUISVILLE, KY., January 3, 2018 – BSG Financial Group, a provider of revenue-enhancement programs and compliance solutions for financial institutions nationwide, announced today the promotion of Andrew (Andy) Smith to Senior Vice President, Business Development effective immediately in order to expand the company’s presence in the Southeast U.S. Smith joined the company in July 2015 as Relationship Development Officer, responsible for outbound sales prospecting for the entire business development team. His efforts generated numerous new clients for the company in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma, as well solidified a significant number of strategic partner relationships. In his new role, Smith will continue his direct marketing efforts, while also focusing on generating new business in the southeastern states of Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. As such, he will represent BSG Financial Group at industry trade shows and events; participate in on-site presentations of the company’s solutions; and be an integral part of the company’s overall lead-generation efforts through state banking and credit union associations. "Andy’s 30 years of sales experience, industry expertise and impressive work ethic have made him an invaluable asset to BSG Financial Group and our clients," said Jeffrey Harper, President of BSG Financial Group. “His talents will significantly impact the company's performance as we continue to grow and bring new revenue-enhancement technologies and solutions to our clients. We are fortunate to have someone of his caliber on our team.” Prior to joining BSG Financial Group, Smith worked for Venminder by Digital Compliance headquartered in Elizabethtown, Ky., selling a suite of software and services to solve vendor management deficiencies for financial institutions. Before that, he was sales executive for TriNova, Inc. in Birmingham, Al., where he sold bank compliance and risk solutions. Smith has also worked for Metavante Corporation as a Regional Sales Executive, where he built and managed the community bank division/region for the bank core processing company.

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: Fee-Based Packaged Checking Accounts; Digital Lending Solutions; Vendor Management; Account Acquisition Strategies; Social Media Management; and CD Pricing and Selling 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


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