Digital government is our single focus.

We helped create this industry 25 years ago, and our passion drives future digital government innovation.

We are driven by our founding principles

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To be the best partner
government has ever had. 

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To be the best place
employees have ever worked. 


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To be the best investment
stockholders have ever made.
 

Board of Directors

A board of directors worthy of the name

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Awards

Named as a 2019

"GovTech100 Company"

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History

The history of NIC is the history of digital government itself

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Venmal (Raji) Arasu

Director

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Ms. Arasu, 46, is the Senior Vice President CTO-DEV, of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), a software company that develops financial organization and income tax preparation software for small businesses, accountants and individuals. Prior to joining Intuit, Ms. Arasu served as the Chief Technology Officer for StubHub, Inc., the online and mobile ticketing marketplace subsidiary of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY). She became an NIC Director in 2015.
Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee

Gov. Pete Wilson

Director

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Governor Wilson, 82, is a Principal at Bingham Consulting Group, a business consulting firm. He previously served as Governor and U.S. Senator for the state of California and Mayor of San Diego. He is also a Director of The Irvine Corporation and U.S. Telepacific Corporation. He became an NIC Director in 1999.
Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees

Ross C. Hartley

Director

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Mr. Hartley, 68, is a co-founder of NIC and former President of The Hartley Insurance Group. He is also a Director of the Empire District Electric Company (NYSE: EDE). He became a Director of the original companies that ultimately formed NIC Inc. beginning in 1991, and later an NIC Director upon the Company’s formation in 1998.

Gov. C. Brad Henry

Director

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Governor Henry, 52, is of counsel to the law firm of Lester, Loving and Davies in Edmond, Okla., and is a founding member of Henry-Adams Companies, LLC. He was appointed by President Obama to the federal Council of Governors. He previously served as the Governor of Oklahoma, and was only the third governor in the state to serve two consecutive terms. He became an NIC Director in 2011.
Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees

Alexander C. Kemper

Director

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Mr. Kemper, 50, is Chairman of The Collectors Fund, a private equity fund, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pollenware, a trade settlement company. He is a Director of UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: UMBF), UMB Bank, AXA Art USA (NYSE: AXA), Sipvine, BATS Exchange, and several privately held companies. He became an NIC Director in 2007.
Chair, Compensation Committee, and Audit Committee

Karen S. Evans

Director

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Ms. Evans, 56, is an independent consultant and the National Director of U.S. Cyber Challenge, a nationwide talent search and skills development program focused on the cyber workforce. She previously served as the de facto Chief Information Officer under President George W. Bush. She became an NIC Director in 2011.
Audit and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees

Gov. Daniel J. Evans

Director

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Governor Evans, 88, is Chairman of Daniel J. Evans Associates Consulting, a public policy consulting firm, and previously served as Governor and U.S. Senator for the state of Washington. He is also a Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation and Archimedes Technology Group. He became an NIC Director in 1998.
Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees

William M. Lyons

Director

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Mr. Lyons, 60, is the former President and CEO of American Century Companies, Inc., a Kansas City-based investment manager. Mr. Lyons is also a Director of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN) and the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC. He became an NIC Director in 2009.
Chair, Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee, and Audit Committee

Art N. Burtscher

Lead Independent Director

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Mr. Burtscher, 65, is President-Western Region of Westwood Trust. He is also a Director of American National Bank, Jet Linx, Novation Companies, Inc., the Silverstone Group and Westwood Trust. He became an NIC Director in 2004 and was named Lead Director in 2008.
Chair, Audit Committee, and Compensation Committee

Harry Herington

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

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 Mr. Herington, 56, is the Chief Executive Officer of NIC and previously served as the Company’s President, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Portal Operations. He became an NIC Director in 2006.

Culture of Service

At NIC, we take the idea of public service seriously. We think our role as a service organization to government makes it imperative that we give back to the community. This culture of caring holds true in all of our offices across the country.

NIC Supported Charities

Citizen of the Year

Tom Viall, General Manager Rhode Island Interactive

"Finding the time for volunteering is always a challenge, but I believe that every time you say 'yes' when you're asked to help, you're really saying 'Yes, I want to make the world a better place.'"

Previous Winners

2017 Team of the Year

Pennsylvania Interactive

Based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the PAI team donated more than 200 hours to the community in 2017.

Previous Winners

Charity of Choice

C.O.P.S. – Concerns of Police Survivors

Our CEO leads by example and in his spare time supports the families of fallen officers through an initiative he created in 2009, Ride4Cops. One aspect of this initiative is to raise money for the national office and local chapters of C.O.P.S. NIC is proud to support C.O.P.S. as our charity of choice.

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Previous Winners

 
2015
Linda Haney
Corporate Human Resources
 
2014
Robb Beaman
LiensNC
 
2013
Josh Driver
Indiana
 
2012
Dessi Tomova
Corporate
 
2011
Jill Willhoite
Oklahoma
 
2010
John Grant
Corporate
 
2009
Angela Fultz Nordstrom
Sales
 

Previous Winners

 
2016
Kansas Information Consortium
 
2015
ETS
 
2014
NIC Federal
 
2013
Mississippi
 
2012
Hawaii
 
2011
Oklahoma
 
2010
South Carolina
 
2009
Texas
 

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!