Darren Bridges, President for Safe Systems, has worked with community financial institutions on their networking needs for over 30 years and has worked for Safe Systems for over 20 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 holds a Bachelor of Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Georgia Southern University. In 2006, he was awarded the College of Information Technology Alumni of the Year. Darren currently serves on the Corporate Advisory Committee for the College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) at Georgia Southern.