Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Oct. 7, 2019 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, has named Brent Roberts vice president of Research, Development & Quality (RDQ).

Roberts has helped lead the development of several enterprise-wide solutions for NISC Members for 30 years, the last 20 years as a manager in the RDQ department.

“The selection of Brent as vice president of RDQ continues an important tradition of promoting from within and providing career opportunities for our employees,” said Dan Wilbanks, NISC chief operating officer and incoming president and CEO. “Brent has played a role in architecting and leading development for many NISC solutions. He has been a key technical advisor, encouraging us to embrace the latest and best technologies, to adopt secure practices, and to research and explore solutions before they become an immediate need of our Members. Brent is a strategist, and his technical understanding will bring a critical perspective to our executive team.”

NISC dedicates $50 million annually to research and development. NISC’s RDQ department is responsible for researching the latest in software and technology, and understanding how to develop that software into usable tools that improve how Members do business.