CUNA announced Fiserv and USA Direct Funding as its latest associate business members.
“CUNA Associate Business Membership allows these businesses to become official business advocates of CUNA, which gives us more of an opportunity to advocate for the credit union movement together,” said Michelle Johnson, CUNA’s manager of associate business memberships. “This symbiotic relationship will lead to a stronger credit union movement through our combined advocacy efforts, deeper relationships and the businesses’ newfound knowledge of the details of the credit union system.”
Fiserv, Inc. aspires to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a global leader in payments and financial technology, the company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation and excellence in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions, card issuer processing and network services, payments, e-commerce, merchant acquiring and processing and the Clover® cloud-based point-of-sale solution.
Fiserv is a member of the S&P 500® Index and the FORTUNE® 500 and is among the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies®.
“Credit unions are important to Fiserv, and as a business, we are committed to the credit union movement and all that it entails,” said Theo Curey, president of Credit Union Solutions at Fiserv. “As the pace of change in financial services accelerates, credit unions are dealing with challenges from every direction including technology, regulations, and membership. Becoming a CUNA Associate Business Member is our opportunity to provide advocacy and support as the industry evolves and collaborate on advancing the mission of credit unions.”
USA Direct Funding is a locally owned and operated wholesale mortgage company that specializes in working with credit unions. They are a boutique lender who provides real estate solutions for credit unions, with a focus in government lending including, VA, FHA, and USDA loans. The company has a proven and successful process working with mortgage departments among many credit unions to maintain an engaged approach to ensure they stay connected with members from start to finish. With tailored offerings, USA Direct Funding collaborates with credit union partners to enhance member relations, member retention, earn non-interest fee income and offer expanded mortgage solutions for members. With their established relationships, they know first-hand how important providing extraordinary customer service is to credit union members. Their #1 priority is serving members and providing them with an unparalleled experience.
“As a new member of CUNA, we are excited to further align our focus to the many credit unions we serve,” said USA Direct Funding President/CEO Mark J. Hanna. “The organization’s advocacy for credit unions parallels our wholesale mortgage lending approach and solutions concentrated on serving the unique needs of credit unions so they can serve their members and our communities.”