National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions for our Member-Owners who are primarily utility cooperatives and broadband companies across the nation. NISC is an industry leader providing advanced, integrated IT solutions for consumer and subscriber billing, accounting, engineering & operations, as well as many other leading-edge IT solutions.
At NISC, our focus is service excellence and innovative information technology solutions that enable our Member-Owners to excel in customer service, maximize diversification opportunities, and compete effectively in the changing utility and broadband industries.
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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation, North Carolina
Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, South Carolina
Jackson Energy Cooperative, Kentucky
Pioneer Electric Cooperative, Ohio
Eastern Iowa Light & Power Cooperative, Iowa
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San Isabel Electric Association, Colorado
Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative, Louisiana
Ravalli Electric Cooperative, Montana
Central Texas Electric Cooperative, Texas
Baldwin LightStream, Wisconsin
Endeavor Communications, Indiana
Paul Bunyan Communications, Minnesota
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NISC President and CEO
873 NISC Members
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology cooperative that delivers advanced solutions, services and support to more than 870 rural utilities and independent broadband companies in the U.S., American Samoa, Palau and Canada.
NISC’s payroll products calculate over 1.4 million paychecks annually and track an annual payroll in excess of $4.4 billion for 55,000 professionals employed by NISC Members.
NISC’s Mailing Services produced 281 million impressions, 120 million mail pieces along with 34 million e-bill only statements, and 60 million inserts in 2020.
iGEAR®, an NISC company, reached $2.7 million in sales of promotional items and apparel in 2020.
In 2020, Computerworld Magazine honored NISC as one of the Top 100 “Best Places to Work in IT” for the 17th consecutive year.
NISC and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,200 people with offices in Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.
NISC was formed in July 2000 as a consolidation of Central Area Data Processing Cooperative (est. 1967) in Missouri and North Central Data Cooperative (est. 1966) in North Dakota.
President & CEO
VP - Member Success
VP - Quality & Process Assurance
VP - Professional Services, Sales, & Marketing
VP - Product Management
VP - People Services
VP - Information Security & Risk Management and General Counsel
CFO, VP - Corporate Services
VP - Application & Platform Development
The seventh cooperative principle, Concern for Community, explains that cooperatives work for the sustainable development of communities through policies and programs accepted by their members. NISC is committed to not only providing world-class solutions and service to our Members, but also to ensuring we’re being good stewards in our communities. Below are a number of eco-friendly practices we’ve put into place in our offices:
Automated LED & Solar Lighting
One unique feature that sets us apart is our Benevolence Fund. The Benevolence Fund is a donation-based fund that employees contribute to each month to help coworkers in need. NISC also has Volunteer Committees, which focus on giving back throughout the year to charities and organizations recommended by our employees. We’ve raised thousands of dollars for organizations including the United Way, the Alzheimer’s Association and Brave the Shave, a cause dedicated to finding cures for childhood cancers and providing support during cancer treatments.
In honor of NISC’s recent 50th anniversary, employees also raised funds for NISC’s Giving 50@50 campaign, which gave back to NRECA International and Foundation for Rural Service – two exemplary organizations dedicated to providing electricity and broadband in underserved areas.
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