Darren Bridges, President for Safe Systems, has worked with community financial institutions on their networking needs for over 20 years and has worked for Safe Systems for over 15 years. He is an expert in many areas of financial institution technology and leads strategy implementations that better equip financial institutions with the proper resources. As President, he maintains Safe Systems’ focus on the needs of the marketplace, forecasting new technology, and responding with innovative, compliant-driven products. Before becoming President, Bridges managed the Engineering, Technology and Education, Project Management and Support Center departments at Safe Systems. In addition to his daily management responsibilities, Bridges was responsible for overseeing business development and monitoring client satisfaction and Safe Systems’ level of service. Bridges’ prior experience also includes working as the Engineering Manager for the COIN Banking Division of MicroBilt. Bridges holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems from Georgia Southern University. In 2006, he was awarded the College of Information Technology Alumni of the Year.