Northfield, Ill., Aug. 6, 2008Digital Check, a leading provider of desktop check scanners for the remote deposit capture and branch automation industry, has named Richard J. Ooten as manager of strategic accounts marketing.  In this role, Ooten is responsible for expanding Digital Check’s relationships with existing partners and clients.

“In response to our core business’s significant growth and opportunities to expand into emerging markets, we needed someone to continue helping our customers understand the value Digital Check provides across the end-to-end payment process,” saidJohn Gainer, executive vice president of Digital Check.  “Rick has outstanding knowledge of distributed capture applications and the financial institution marketplace.  His proven ability to contribute to a company’s success and long term growth will certainly help Digital Check extend its reach and marketshare.”

Ooten brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry with a strong focus on payment system technology sales, marketing and business development.  Prior to joining Digital Check, he was a senior consultant for the Payment Solutions Major Account Group at NCR Corporation.  Ooten also held various roles in sales, marketing, product management and consulting for several technology solutions and service providers including Software Earnings, Inc., Gilson and Associates and KPMG Consulting.

Ooten earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from The Ohio State University.  He resides in Alpharetta, Ga.