Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Karpel Solutions in St. Louis Lands IT Services Contract with Banc Star

Jeff Karpel, President of Karpel Solutions, announces the firm has been engaged by BancStar, Inc to provide managed IT services to the bank for a period of two years. The value of the contract is approximately $275,000 and covers both on site and off site support.

Festus-based BancStar Inc. is a bank holding company with four bank charters, 14 branches and nearly $400 million in assets. Bank Star of the LeadBelt has six branches: Park Hills, Desloge, Leadwood, Farmington and Festus (2); Bank Star of the BootHeel has two branches: Steele and Caruthersville; Bank Star One has five branches: Fulton, New Bloomfield, Lake Ozark (2) and Osage Beach; and Bank Star has one branch (Pacific) and a mortgage company (Bank Star Mortgage) in Kirkwood. All branches are in Missouri. Karpel will provide remote services for all of the banks locations including oversight of some 20 servers and 240 desk top computers.

“We appreciate the technical expertise Karpel brings to our banks,” said Tom Keiser, President of BancStar Inc. “With 17 branches and offices around Missouri it is important to partner with a firm that understands our industry and the importance of both network security and productivity achieved by constant maintenance of our network.”


Karpel Solutions is a fast growing business consulting and custom IT services firm. Each project is individually tailored to meet the specific needs of the business. A few of their diverse clients include custom projects for First Bank, Alberici Constructors, Lou Fusz Saturn, Kennelwood Village and the State of Missouri. The firm also offers Insight By Karpel, a new comprehensive suite of Fortune 1000 type IT services and management tools for businesses of all sizes. For additional information contact Karpel Solutions online at

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