Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Kevin Tweddle, executive vice president of Sales and Operations for Bank Intelligence Solutions at Fiserv, was elected president of the Association for Financial Technology (AFT).
AFT is a technology-focused association of volunteers. Its dynamic membership collectively serves more than 85 percent of the core processing services for America's banks, thrifts and credit unions and includes some of the most recognized names in financial technology. These companies come together twice a year to discuss industry trends and promote high standards of professionalism in the planning, development, implementation and applications of technology in the financial services industry.
"Kevin is well deserving of the honor and well qualified for the office of president of AFT. He has served AFT in many capacities including as vice president and treasurer and has already contributed in so many ways to the success of our organization. He will be a strong leader for AFT and I'm looking forward to working together in 2012," said James Bannister, longtime AFT executive director.
Tweddle has been a member of AFT since 2006 and served on its Board of Directors since 2008, most recently as vice president. He brings more than 22 years of experience in the financial services industry to the position. Currently, Tweddle oversees all activities relating to accounting, sales and administration for Bank Intelligence Solutions at Fiserv, where he has played a vital role in growing the client base since he has joined the company in 2004.
Prior to Fiserv, Tweddle served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer of The Bankers Bank where he managed its rapid growth throughout the southeastern United States.