Silicon Slopes or at least that’s how some people refer to Utah’s tech cluster. It’s hard to ignore the tech boom that is happening in Salt Lake City. With big-name companies choosing to build in the metropolitan area, the Silicon Slopes are flourishing. Home to 4,300 tech companies and 57,000 jobs in software or IT, Utah is experiencing impressive economic growth. Boasting a growth rate of nearly 7% the Salt Lake City area has jumped to the number 5 spot on Forbes annual list of America’s fastest growing cities. Not least among the long list of Utah tech companies, with over 140 employees is FLEX. As a core data processor for credit unions, FLEX serves over 250 Credit Unions in 46 States, including Alaska, Hawaii and the Eastern Caribbean. Founded in 1978 by Fred Holcomb FLEX has remained independent and is one of today’s few core processors that has never been bought or sold. FLEX is focused on creating technology efficiencies for credit unions, through innovation, building on the impressive foundation that is, Silicon Slopes.