Smiley Technologies Inc. of Little Rock has been named one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Financial Technology’ by American Banker for the second year in a row. Since 2017, the Manhattan-based financial publication’s annual survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the financial technology industry.
Smiley, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and a new brand and logo in 2022, provides core and digital banking solutions for community banks across the country. The company is headquartered in Little Rock and was founded in 2002 by President & CEO Elizabeth Glasbrenner and her brother Vance Smiley. Smiley currently employs over 60 people with the majority based in Arkansas.
“As we continue to grow and add new employees, we must continue to be intentional on creating a people-first culture,” said Glasbrenner. “We take care of our employees just like our employees take care of our partner banks, creating that great customer support we are known for in the industry.”