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Who We Are

Smiley Technologies, Inc. is built on the idea that banking and innovation can and should work together seamlessly. We are a group of entrepreneurial, service-centric software developers, product designers, implementation specialists, product trainers and support staff in Little Rock and beyond, with business practices and traditions that recall those who ushered in the first big wave of bank technology innovation a half century ago. We are more than your core banking provider — we are part of your team.

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Awards & Certifications

People-First Culture

We believe that the people you work with are just as important as the software you use, and you must invest heavily in both. It’s why we have won three national awards for our people-first culture.

  • In 2021, Smiley Technologies was chosen by American Banker as a Best Places to Work in FinTech for 2021. The company came in at #2 in the 2021 ranking.   
  • In 2020, Smiley Technologies was named a Forbes Small Giant Winner. Since 2016, Forbes and the Small Giants Community have partnered to find and recognize America’s best small businesses that focus on finding companies that choose to prioritize purpose and people over profit.
  • In late 2019, we were confirmed by Tugboat Institute to be a Certified Evergreen™ company. Evergreen businesses are led by purpose-driven leaders with the grit and resourcefulness to build and scale private, profitable, enduring, and market-leading businesses that make a dent in the universe. We make sure our people are taken care of so they can take care of our partner banks. In 2021, we were reconfirmed as Certified Evergreen™!

Also, in 2021, our President & CEO Elizabeth Glasbrenner was selected to the first class of the Forbes Next 1000. Forbes chose 250 entrepreneurs from across the country in the first class, with Glasbrenner being the only honoree from Arkansas. This year-round initiative showcases the ambitious sole proprietors, self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups in the country – all with under $10 million in revenue. In addition, in 2020, Elizabeth Glasbrenner was named a Power Women by Arkansas Money & Politics. The Power Women were nominated by readers of Arkansas Money & Politics and focuses on women in Arkansas who are setting themselves apart in the world of business and politics. In addition, as voted on by Arkansas Money & Politics readers, Smiley Technologies, Inc. was named the Most Admired Fintech Firm in 2021.

In late 2021, as voted on by readers of Arkansas Money & Politics in its annual Best of Program, Smiley Technologies was recognized for several awards including:

– Best Places to Work

– CEO 

– Tech Companies

– Tech Consulting Firm

Everything that we do is based upon our core values:

Collaboration

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Collaboration

We love collaboration! We believe in the partnership model with our banks. They are not customers, but partners.

Optimism

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Optimism

Our work is done with a sense of hopefulness and the successful outcome of a partnership with our bank partners and working relationship with our teammates.

Respect

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Respect

Whether you’re a bank partner, supplier or friend of Smiley Technologies, we bring the utmost level of respect in our daily affairs.

Empathy

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Empathy

We strive to understand the feelings of others, from our employees to our customers to fully understand where they’re coming from and their needs.

Integrity

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Integrity

In all that we do, we do it with honesty and strong moral principles. We believe in doing the right thing at the right time always for our bank partners.

Service

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Service

We believe in not just providing a service or product but backing it up with superior support and service.

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