BankersAccuity today announced that its President and CEO, Hugh Jones, has been named Midwest Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® 2013 for Financial Services. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Mr. Jones was selected from a large pool of nominations by a panel of independent judges for his work driving BankersAccuity to be an international, large-scale provider of data, software and services that allow organizations across multiple industries to maximize payment efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions. As CEO, Mr. Jones is responsible for the financial performance of the firm globally, as well as for the creation of world-class payment, compliance and know your customer (KYC) solutions to serve the firm’s diverse customer base. The recognition by Ernst & Young is attributable to the vision and leadership he has brought to Accuity over the last five years.
“Hugh’s years of service for this company have been unparalleled. Today, BankersAccuity is the global standard for payment efficiency and compliance solutions. Our success today is a reflection of Hugh’s unwavering dedication and drive,” states Jim Muttram, Managing Director of Data Services at Reed Business Information, BankersAccuity’s parent company. “Hugh’s deep expertise and commitment to leading the organization allows us to continue providing next-generation solutions and fulfilling our strategic vision.”
Mr. Jones comments, “I’m honored to be recognized as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. I believe that BankersAccuity has grown to be the global powerhouse it is today through the firm’s culture of constant innovation and dedication to its clients. I have the privilege of working with a team of experts and thought leaders and it is their hard work that has made BankersAccuity what it is today.”
The award was presented on June 27, 2013 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel.