We helped create an industry 25 years ago.

NIC’s story coincides with the creation of the digital government industry.

NIC AT A GLANCE

Founded in 1992
Corporate office: Olathe, Kansas
34 offices nationwide
Serving 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies
12,000 total online services built in the Company’s history
Launched more official government mobile apps and mobile-friendly websites and services than any other company in the U.S.
350 million total transactions in 2016
$26 billion securely processed on behalf of our government partners in 2016

 

Social Responsibility

Giving back to the communities in which we serve is not only our corporate culture, it is our way of life. We support many national causes, as well as countless local charities and events in the states we serve.

NIC Supported Charities

We are driven by our founding principles.

To be the best partner that government has ever had.
To be the best place that employees have ever worked.
To be the best investment that stockholders have ever made.

NIC Supported Charities

  • Adopt-a-Family
  • American Red Cross
  • American Cancer Society through Relay for Life and Lee National Denim Day
  • Autism Speaks
  • Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired
  • Children’s TLC
  • Christmas in October
  • Chrysalis Place/Gardiner Food Bank
  • Community Blood Center
  • C.O.P.S. - Concerns of Police Survivors
  • CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
  • Harvesters
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Movember – Supporting Men’s Health
  • Save-a-Life of Montgomery
  • Soles4Souls
  • St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
  • Youthlinc
  • And many more!
 

LEADERSHIP

Our passion for excellence starts at the top.

Meet the Team

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HISTORY

The history of NIC is the history of digital government itself.

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William A. Van Asselt

General Counsel

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William A. Van Asselt was appointed as General Counsel in January 2016. Mr. Van Asselt joined the Company in June 2010 and served as Associate General Counsel until March 2014, at which time he was promoted to Deputy General Counsel, serving as such until January 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Van Asselt practiced law at Lathrop & Gage LLP in Kansas City, Missouri, and, previously, at Hogan Lovells in Washington D.C., where his practice focused on contract negotiations, corporate mergers & acquisitions, telecommunications law and corporate governance. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Van Asselt served as the Executive Director for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation in Washington D.C. Mr. Van Asselt received his law degree from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in political science from the University of Missouri.
 

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Harry H. Herington

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

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Harry H. Herington is the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Mr. Herington joined NIC in 1995, and is considered one of the early founders that helped transform the small Kansas start-up into a nationally recognized company. During his career at NIC he has served in various operational capacities leading the Company’s core business and became CEO and Chairman in 2008. In 2012, he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for Technology in the Central Midwest Region. Before joining NIC, Mr. Herington began his career in law enforcement in Texas and Kansas, later serving as the Associate General Counsel for the Kansas League of Municipalities. Mr. Herington holds a B.S. degree from Wichita State University and a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.

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Stephen M. Kovzan

Chief Financial Officer

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Stephen M. Kovzan has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2007. Mr. Kovzan joined the Company in October 1999 and served as the Company’s Controller until September 2000, at which time he became the Company’s Vice President of Financial Operations and Chief Accounting Officer, serving as such until August 2007. After being appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2007, he also continued to perform the functions of chief accounting officer until January 2011. Mr. Kovzan currently serves as a manager and officer of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kovzan served as a business assurance manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Kovzan is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Tulsa and an M.S. in business from the University of Kansas.

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William F. "Brad" Bradley, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, & Secretary

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William F. Bradley, Jr. was appointed to the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer in January 2012. From May 2006 until this appointment, he served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Bradley has also served as the Company’s Secretary since May 1998 and General Counsel since July 1998. In addition, Mr. Bradley served as a director from May 1998 to February 1999 and Executive Vice President of Strategy, Policy and Legal from July 1998 to May 2006. Mr. Bradley joined one of the original companies in January 1995 that later consolidated to become NIC in 1998. He served in various executive capacities with the Company’s subsidiaries, including President and CEO of Indiana Interactive from September 1995 to May 2001. Prior to 1995, he was engaged in the private practice of law in Kansas for 14 years. From June 1987 to September 1993, as a volunteer, Mr. Bradley organized and led the ad hoc group that created the Information Network of Kansas (INK), a quasi-state entity. Mr. Bradley authored the Information Network of Kansas Act, which established the first legal framework for transactionbased, outsourced electronic government. In addition, he served as INK’s first chairman as it procured and then oversaw the outsourced state portal contract in Kansas. By reason of his early involvement and efforts, Mr. Bradley is considered a founder of NIC as it became a national company. Mr. Bradley currently serves as a manager and officer of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. Mr. Bradley also serves as principal executive officer in several LLCs in the investment and agricultural areas that are not affiliated with NIC. He holds a B.A. degree in English from the University of Kansas, and a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.

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Robert W. Knapp, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer

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Robert W. Knapp, Jr. was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer in January 2012. From February 2009 until this appointment, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President. Mr. Knapp joined the Company in November 1999 and has served in various management capacities, including Director of Marketing for the Company’s Indiana portal subsidiary, President and General Manager of the Company’s Kansas portal subsidiary, Regional Manager, and most recently Vice President of Portal Operations. Mr. Knapp currently serves as a manager and officer of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Knapp was a director of information systems with Alltel. Mr. Knapp holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.B.A. from the University of Tulsa.

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Ron E. Thornburgh

Senior Vice President of Business Development

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Ron E. Thornburgh is the Company’s Senior Vice President of Business Development, where he leads the Company’s national sales and marketing efforts. Mr. Thornburgh joined the Company in February 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he served 15 years as Kansas Secretary of State. In 2002 he was recognized as a Digital Government “Agent of Change” by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after leading Kansas to national prominence with the introduction of the Kansas Online Uniform Commercial Code filing system in July 2001. He has served on several government association and nonprofit boards, including five-time honorary chairman of the Kansas Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run and Past President of the National Association of Secretaries of State. Mr. Thornburgh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Washburn University.

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Aimi Daughtery

Chief Accounting Officer

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Aimi Daughtery has served as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer since January 2011. Ms. Daughtery joined the Company in November 2007 and served as the Company’s Controller until January 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Daughtery served as the Controller of Mediware Information Systems, Inc. for one year and served as a Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at Wells Fargo Financial for one year. Prior to these positions, Ms. Daughtery worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP for 12 years, most recently serving as an audit Senior Manager until her departure. Ms. Daughtery is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. in accounting from Buena Vista University.

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Jayne Friedland Holland

Chief Security Officer and Associate General Counsel

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Jayne Friedland Holland is the Company’s Chief Security Officer, where she leads NIC’s legal, policy, and technology practices to ensure security of public sector Web portals and online services. She oversees enterprise-wide Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and performs internal infrastructure security reviews. Ms. Holland joined the Company in 2000 as Associate General Counsel. She was promoted to Chief Security Officer in 2013 and joined NIC’s Senior Management Leadership team in 2014. Ms. Holland was formerly Vice President and General Counsel for ESI, a healthcare revenue cycle outsourcing company. She began her career as a New Orleans trial attorney. She holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Newcomb College of Tulane University and a J.D. from Tulane Law School.

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Contact

Angela Davied
Vice President of Corporate Communications
P 913-754-7054
NIC | 25501 West Valley Parkway, Suite 300 | Olathe, Kansas 66061
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