Strong Leadership and Integrity Results in Sustained Growth, Positions Company for Continued Success
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hart InterCivic announced today the promotion of Julie Mathis to the position of President. In addition to her new responsibilities, Ms. Mathis will also remain Chief Financial Officer. Phillip Braithwaite remains Chief Executive Officer and will become Chairman of Hart’s Board of Directors.
Ms. Mathis joined Hart as Chief Financial Officer in 2014 and oversees the finance and accounting functions in addition to delivering operational excellence in contract administration, human resources, information technology, supply chain, customer support, certification, sales operations and professional services.
“Julie has proven herself as an exceptional leader who has set a tremendous example of hard work and ethical behavior which has translated to business success. She has helped put Hart in a great position for continued growth and is clearly the right executive to lead Hart to the next level,” said Phillip Braithwaite. “I’ve worked closely with Julie over the past five years and I have the highest confidence that she will continue to set new standards in business performance.”
Prior to coming to Hart, Ms. Mathis started her career as an auditor at a national public accounting firm. After that she spent over 20 years at Dell Inc., where she held successive finance leadership roles supporting services, procurement, operations, manufacturing, sales, and technology functions and teams across the globe. In one of these roles, Julie served as Vice President of Finance over the Public business segment – supporting state and local government customers across the country.
Since joining Hart, Ms. Mathis has propelled Hart on a path of profitable growth with an emphasis on the efficiencies and scalability of operations to serve customers nationwide. She has been a key strategist in leading the company’s strong financial infrastructure, customer focused support model, process driven operational approach, and emphasis on election security through technology leadership, public-private sector partnerships and operations best practice sharing.
During Ms. Mathis’ tenure, Hart has grown its market share, nearly doubling the number of voting system customers through sales of Hart’s Verity® Voting system. In addition, Ms. Mathis has helped oversee Hart’s continuing tradition of best-in-class customer satisfaction scores, solidifying Hart as one of the industry leaders in voting system technology and professional services.
“I appreciate Phillip’s ongoing leadership as well as the opportunity to continue working for our customers’ and company’s success,” said Ms. Mathis.
Ms. Mathis continued, “Going forward, Hart will continue to be a leader in the industry by listening closely to the needs of our customers and other stakeholders. We will continue to ensure the Verity Voting solution represents the pinnacle of security, usability, and transparency – all leading to smooth-running elections and confident voters.”
For more information about Hart InterCivic or the Verity Voting system, please visit: www.hartintercivic.com
Austin-based Hart InterCivic is a full-service election solutions innovator, partnering with state and local governments to deliver secure, accurate and reliable elections. Working side-by-side with election professionals for more than 100 years, Hart is committed to helping advance democracy one election at a time. Hart’s mission fuels its passionate customer focus and a continuous drive for technological innovation. The company’s new Verity Voting system makes voting more straightforward, equitable and accessible—and makes managing elections more transparent, more efficient and easier. Only Hart offers a completely new, secure voting system with paper, hybrid and electronic options.