| Award Finalist
Cass Information Systems, Inc.
As CEO for Cass Information Systems, Larry Collett presides over
the largest provider of freight and utility payment services in
North America, processing more than $8 billion annually. Cass' clients
are some of the largest in the nation, including more than 100 of
the Fortune 500. The company's banking subsidiary, Cass Commercial
Bank, focuses on relationships with privately held businesses and
his career with Cass Information Systems in 1963 and was named
CEO in 1990. His long career with the company includes establishing
the first complete online interactive processing system in the
industry. Collett's skills as an entrepreneur expanded when he
created four business banking and technology units within the
company. The payment and information services of Cass, combined
with the financial services of its banking operation, provide
a one-stop solution for the markets the company serves.