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CSI Chief Executive Officer Steve Powless Earns 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Murray State University

Companies mentioned in this article: Computer Services, Inc.

PADUCAH, Ky. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end technology solutions that empower financial institutions to remain competitive, compliant and profitable, today announced its chief executive officer, Steve Powless, has been named as one of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus recipients by the Murray State University Alumni Association.

Established in 1962, the Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest award granted at Murray State, honoring alumni who have fully dedicated themselves to their profession and have helped enhance the lives of others. Powless, who earned his bachelor’s degree in Business from Murray State in 1977, will be recognized along with three other award recipients at an honorary dinner on April 11.

After joining CSI in 1987, Powless became the company’s second-ever CEO in 1999 and continues serving in that role today. During his time with CSI, Powless has led the organization’s expansion from a regional core banking processor to a nationally recognized technology solutions provider. The company now delivers a full suite of solutions, including cloud-based managed services, mobile and Internet technology and regulatory compliance solutions. Today, CSI boasts more than 5,000 customers from across the nation and is supported by a staff of more than 1,100 talented employees, including 70 graduates from Murray State University.

“As a graduate of the university, I can personally attest to the exceptional quality of education Murray State provides each of its students,” said Powless. “It is a great honor to be recognized for my personal achievements by my alma mater, and I look forward to maintaining a strong connection to Murray State and its students in order to provide the next generation of business leaders with the opportunity to achieve the same level of success.”

Outside of his ongoing work with CSI, Powless continues to actively support Murray State by serving on its Telecommunication System Management (TSM) National Advisory Board. He also has previously served the university as a board member for the Western Region Center for Emerging Technology. In addition, CSI funds two annual scholarships to Murray State TSM students and previously made a $100,000 corporate donation to the university’s Paducah campus.

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.


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