July 1 - Computer Services Inc. (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end technology solutions that empower financial institutions to remain competitive, compliant and profitable, has promoted Zaid Akhter to vice president of sales for the company’s Western region.
As regional vice president, Akhter will lead CSI’s Western region sales team and direct the company’s strategic sales initiatives for financial institutions throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, Hawaii and Alaska. Working closely with Chief Sales Officer George McGourty, Akhter and his business development team will focus on expanding CSI’s position as the leading total solutions provider for banks in the Western region. Their efforts will include demonstrating CSI’s service-focused culture and such leading industry solutions as core bank processing, payment solutions, statement printing and mailing, financial cloud services and watch list screening.
With more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, Akhter previously served for seven years as a CSI business development director, working with more than 100 banks and credit unions along the West Coast. Akhter also is a frequently quoted industry expert in such key areas of banking technology as cloud services and FFIEC compliance, and he speaks regularly on cloud computing, social media and IT cloud security at industry events.
“Zaid’s expanded leadership role with the CSI sales team is a direct result of his exceptional work since joining the company, and we believe his strong personal values and accountable approach to leadership represent CSI’s corporate philosophy,” said Stan Eckenberg, president and chief operating officer of CSI. “Zaid’s keen understanding of our customers and solutions, as well as his exemplary representation of the CSI dedication to exceptional service, are a tremendous addition to our sales leadership team and will prove invaluable as we strive to expand our market share in the West.”
Akhter earned his Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Glasgow and his MBA from Strathclyde Graduate Business School.
About Computer Services Inc.
Computer Services Inc. (CSI) delivers core processing, managed services, mobile and Internet solutions, payments processing, print and electronic distribution, and regulatory compliance solutions to financial institutions and corporate customers across the nation. Exceptional service, dynamic solutions and superior results are the foundation of CSI’s reputation and have resulted in the company’s inclusion in such top industry-wide rankings as the FinTech 100, Talkin’ Cloud 100 and MSPmentor Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers List. CSI’s stock is traded on OTCQX under the symbol CSVI. For more information about CSI, visit www.csiweb.com.