ABC Financial Names Vice President of Information Technology

January 5, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, AR., (January 5, 2015) – Today, ABC Financial (ABC), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, announced the promotion of Mac Madkins to the position of Vice President of Information Technology.

Prior to joining ABC Financial, Mac Madkins held a variety of positions in information assurance working for Entergy, PNM Resources, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Notable is his three years as a qualified Cyber Security Consultant at Arkansas Nuclear One, a nuclear power plant that generates power to much of the Mid-South, where he directed information quality assurance test and performed cyber security audits.

Mac Madkins earned his Bachelor’s degree from Central Baptist College graduating Magna Cum Laude majoring in Organizational Management. He also holds current credentials as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). As ABC’s Vice President of Information Technology, Madkins’ provides the highest level of oversight and leadership for ABC’s infrastructure management, system engineering, computer systems administration, operations, and support.

“Mac Madkins has been a respected member of the Information Technology team and as ABC continues to expand and enhance its services in the health and fitness industry, Madkins’ leadership will be essential,” stated Doug Elkins, Chief Information Officer of ABC Financial. “We are looking forward to his continued contribution in his expanded role.”

About ABC Financial

Launched in 1981, ABC Financial has revolutionized software and payment processing for the health and fitness industry.   Headquartered in the Little Rock, Ark. area, ABC Financial serves approximately 5,200 clubs with approximately 4.5 million members throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The company’s innovative club management software, DataTrak, is the most complete web-based software in the health and fitness industry.