UPDATE 9/4/2020: Gov. Brian Kemp announced that Minnesota-based Deluxe Corp. would locate a new office complex along with a FinTech and Customer Innovation that will employ up to 709 people in a Glenridge Connector office building in Sandy Springs.

“Georgia is a global leader in FinTech and payments, and the Deluxe expansion is a welcome addition to the state’s first-class ecosystem of industry leaders,” Kemp said in a news release.

Deluxe Corp. will locate its FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in a Glenridge Connector office building in Sandy Springs, Gov. Brian Kemp announced. (Google)

The company will invest more than $10 million in the financial technology and customer innovation center, Kemp said.

“The Deluxe Payments and FinTech businesses are growing rapidly, even during a global pandemic,” said President and Chief Executive Officer of Deluxe Barry C. McCarthy. “Metro Atlanta is a global FinTech and payments industry capital, so it is the right place to expand our business. We are pleased to tap into the deep FinTech talent pool, industry coalitions, business-friendly environment, and supportive university system in the region.”

Deluxe will occupy offices at 5565 Glenridge Connector, which is just south of Johnson Ferry Road. Available jobs will be in software development, product and program management, innovation, data analytics and artificial intelligence. Visit https://jobs.deluxe.com/ for more information.

“Sandy Springs is the epicenter for financial services and innovative companies because of our convenient access to locations across the metro as well as to top talent,” said Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul in the release. “We are delighted to welcome Deluxe to our community.”

Deluxe offers solutions to help customers manage and grow their businesses.

Sandy Springs offered economic incentives at their Aug. 4 meeting worth up to $255,000 including tax credits for Deluxe to locate the fintech innovation center in the city. The company was looking at a 172,000-square-foot space for its offices, where up to 709 people would be employed in three years.

Bob Pepalis covers Sandy Springs for Rough Draft Atlanta and Reporter Newspapers.