St Petersburg, FL, February 13, 2019: ICI Consulting, a leader in bank and credit union core processing advice, announced today that Douglas E. Childress has joined the company as an SVP. Childress brings over three decades of financial technology and executive leadership experience to ICI. Doug spent 28 years with Jack Henry & Associates and more recently with Fidelity Information Services (FIS) as Managing Director of Financial Services.
“It is my honor and privilege to join ICI and the phenomenal team of tenured and distinguished industry professionals at this time of unprecedented growth. The ICI firm brings a valuable proposition to each client, providing a very well managed end to end core evaluation and negotiation experience. In today’s changing technology environment, core processing product buying decisions are extremely complex and very expensive. We ensure that our clients select the right core platforms and related solutions to meet financial institutions’ specific goals and objectives,” said Doug Childress.
“Rising fintech costs, compliance and security concerns are major issues for all banks and credit unions. ICI provides every client with peace of mind when selecting the best core platform. I take comfort in knowing that each ICI customer has made the right decision for their business, while securing favorable pricing and contractual terms. I am extremely pleased to join this great team of subject matter experts,” added Childress.
“Doug is truly a Core Processing strategist and business professional within the financial community,” said Greg Schratwieser, Founder and CEO of ICI Consulting. “He will provide an in-depth perspective into both Jack Henry and FIS Core Platforms and ancillary products. We are delighted to have a Senior Vice President of his caliber join the company. Doug will apply his experience and insight to all ICI clients,” continued Schratwieser.
About Doug Childress
Doug joined Jack Henry & Associates in 1988. Doug was appointed to numerous Jack Henry executive leadership roles throughout his tenure including, General Manager of Core Solutions, overseeing all core banking products and services. He was also named Jack Henry General Manager of Retail Solutions, where he led the ancillary system installation, support, release, development and customer education divisions.
Doug is an industry recognized speaker and subject matter expert on core and ancillary products and services.
Doug graduated from University of Central Missouri in May of 1987. He spent the earliest days of his career traveling and installing in-house Jack Henry core application systems throughout the US.
Doug is a life long resident of Monett, MO, where he and his family now reside. Doug Childress can be reached at 417-737-9706 or Dchildress@ici-consulting.com