About AFS

A Trusted Partner

Who We Are

A trusted partner for innovation and execution.

Our focus is 100% on commercial lending with technological innovation based on financial expertise.

Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS) is the industry leader in commercial lending and credit solutions for financial institutions. For more than 50 years, we’ve committed to a singular focus—delivering innovative solutions to transform commercial lending by enabling growth and delivering the ultimate customer experience for our clients.

Our strategic focus and investment clarity means we will always have the solutions, execution expertise, and market insight needed to mitigate risk, reduce costs, and increase revenue for our clients.

Integral to the core AFS lending solution are the unique benefits we provide. From de novo to regional to global institutions, AFS clients depend on our:

  • Real-time, single system processing platform with multibank, multilingual, multicurrency capabilities (learn more)
  • End-to-end integration with built-in APIs and web services (learn more)
  • Complete credit lifecycle from origination through decisioning, closing, booking, servicing, recovery, and reporting (learn more)
  • Cloud-ready delivery options (learn more)
  • Commitment to investing in continuous improvement, innovation, and market leadership (learn more)
  • Recruiting, employing, and retaining the industry’s premiere assembly of financial services and technology experts (learn more)
  • Proven ability to deliver on our promises—on time and on budget—and minimize the risks inherent in implementing new technology (learn more)
  • Our long-standing client relationships (learn more)
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AFS provides competitive advantages by delivering the only fully integrated lending system designed to process multiple portfolios, including small business, middle markets, commercial real estate, capital markets, wealth management and other specialty lines of business—all on one system. Because the AFS single-system solution is unique, clients gain demonstrable advantages in enabling omnichannel strategies, lowering operating costs, managing exceptions, mitigating risk, and accessing trusted data all while driving revenue and improving the client experience.

A privately held company, the AFS U.S. headquarters is in Exton, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.

No one else does what we do. Because no one else can. 

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Learn why AFS is the leader in commercial lending.


Meet the Team

AFS Leadership

  • Jim Greenwood headshot
    Jim Greenwood, MBA

    Founder and Chairman                                                         


  • Richard Bare headshot
    Rick Bare, MBA

    Chief Executive Officer and President


  • Melissa Hofer headshot
    Melissa Hofer, MBA

    Chief Operating Officer, Sr. Executive Vice President


  • Rad Laney headshot
    Radford Laney, CISM, CRISC

    Chief Information Officer
    Sr. Vice President


  • John Dubil headshot
    John Dubil                                               

    Chief Technology Officer,
    Sr. Vice President

  • Amy McEldowney headshot
    Amy McEldowney, CFMA, CPA

    Chief Financial Officer                                                                                                                                       

  • Michael Hoffman headshot
    W. Mike Hoffman, MBA, CISM, CDPSE, CRISC
    Chief Information Security and Risk Officer              
  • Bill Butryn headshot
    Bill Butryn                                                                                       

    Head of Global Sales                                                    

  • Dean Synder headshot
    Dean Snyder                                              

    Executive Vice President, Business Solutions Group

  • Bruce Herndon headshot
    Bruce Herndon, CISA, CDPSE, CISM

    Director, Risk and Audit                                              

  • Jeanne Anderson headshot
    Jeanne Anderson, SHRM-CP, sHRBP

    Managing Director of HR and HIPAA Privacy Officer

  • Erica Brickus headshot
    Erica Brickus

    Director of Human Resources and AFS DEI Officer                                                                             

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