MONETT, Mo. Jerry Hall, co-founder of Jack Henry & Associates, died Monday at 69.
Hall co-founded the financial service technology provider in 1976 with John “Jack” Henry, who died in 2007 at age 71.
Born as an idea on the back of a napkin in a coffee shop, Hall and Henry started Jack Henry & Associates in space rented from an engine repair shop. The company went public in 1985, and ended its fiscal 2012 with net income of $155 million. As of Dec. 31, Jack Henry which constructs integrated computer systems and processes ATM and debit card transactions for bank and credit unions had roughly 11,900 customers nationwide and assets of $1.6 billion.
Hall, a Monett native, also served on the publicly traded company’s board of directors and was acting executive vice president.