Lex Patterson: President
In 2005, Kent Green, founder of DAKCS Software Systems, selected Lex Patterson to replace him as President of the company. Lex has been a member of the DAKCS team for over 20 years and has held critical management roles throughout his tenure. His major focus has been two fold: improving the operational side of the business while creating a top notch professional customer support organization. His clear understanding of the importance of flawless customer service helped him to develop and implement a team of experts who work together successfully to solve business problems quickly and professionally.
Lex is a dynamic leader who has the unique ability to listen and communicate in a manner that encourages active user involvement. The diverse DAKCS user community knows that when they have ideas or concerns, Lex is right there, engaged and ready to take action. Lex works closely with his newly appointed management team and The DAKCS Advisory Board in order to stay close to the action and on top of industry issues that may impact the users and the product portfolio.
An avid fly fisherman, Lex enjoys the great Utah outdoors. He and his wife, Deena live in Harrisville, Utah where Lex has played an active role in local politics. They have three children and two wonderful young grandsons with whom they enjoy happy family time.
Dax Nelson: Director of Product Development and Implementation
Dax Nelson, the Director of Product Implementation is the newest member of the DAKCS management team. He has worked at DAKCS for 5 years and has held a variety of jobs which included software installer and help desk representative. During that time, Dax earned a reputation for his knowledge and understanding of key management issues that face the collections industry today. In addition, he possesses a unique customer service focus which made him a perfect fit for an important spot on the DAKCS management team. In 2006, Lex appointed him to this critically important position.
Dax holds a BS degree in Information Systems and Technology from Weber State University and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree from Utah State University. In addition to achieving his educational goals, Dax enjoys the Utah outdoors and taking part in all of the wonderful activities available. He and wife Kami have two beautiful children: a daughter, Navie and a new baby boy, Ridge. His interests include snowboarding, tennis, volleyball and softball.