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David Foss, Jack Henry CEO, Signs Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

December 17, 2020

Foss joins over 1,400 leaders who pledge to act on supporting a more inclusive workplace and society​

Monett, Mo. – Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Today, Jack Henry President & CEO David Foss signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge, joining more than 1,400 chief executives and presidents who have made a pledge to act on supporting a more inclusive workplace for employees, communities and society at large. Foss signed the pledge to publicly acknowledge Jack Henry’s efforts to foster a diverse workplace culture with meaningful and dynamic collaboration.

Foss commented, “Having a diverse workforce helps strengthen relationships between our associates and their teams, customers, partners, and the communities we serve. We pledge to listen, share, celebrate, and value diversity and inclusion through actionable programs and resources that help people be their best selves. When we honor our differences and similarities, we all win.”

Jack Henry has five diversity and inclusion committees focused on race, LGBTQ+, women in the workforce, military veterans, and remote workers. Today’s announcement is another step towards effecting positive change. Taking this pledge shows Jack Henry’s commitment to cultivating a workplace that supports open dialogue on diversity and inclusion.

The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is led by a steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, CNO Financial Group, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents more than 85 industries, all 50 US States, and millions of employees globally. Each signatory has committed to cultivating workplaces that support open dialogue on complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion; implement and expand unconscious bias education; and share successes and challenges with one another.

About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.  
Jack Henry (NASDAQ:JKHY​) is a leading provider of technology solutions primarily for the financial services industry. We are a S&P 500 company that serves approximately 8,600 clients nationwide through three divisions: Jack Henry Banking® supports banks ranging from community banks to multi-billion-dollar institutions; Symitar® provides industry-leading solutions to credit unions of all sizes; and ProfitStars® offers highly specialized solutions to financial institutions of every asset size, as well as diverse corporate entities outside of the financial services industry. With a heritage that has been dedicated to openness, partnership, and user centricity for more than 40 years, we are well-positioned as a driving market force in future-ready digital solutions and payment processing services. We empower our clients and consumers with the human-centered, tech-forward, and insights-driven solutions that will get them where they want to go. Are you future ready? Additional information is available at  

Statements made in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking information.  Actual results may differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking information.  Specifically, there are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by any forward-looking information.  Additional information on these and other factors, which could affect the Company’s financial results, are included in its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings on Form 10-K, and potential investors should review these statements.  Finally, there may be other factors not mentioned above or included in the Company’s SEC filings that may cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking information.