CUNA announced Fiserv and USA Direct Funding as its latest associate business members.
“CUNA Associate Business Membership allows these businesses to become official CUNA Business Advocates, giving us more opportunity to advocate for the credit union movement together,” said Michelle Johnson, Associate Business Membership Manager. at CUNA. “This symbiotic relationship will lead to a stronger credit union movement through our combined advocacy efforts, deeper relationships, and new corporate insights into 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 its customers achieve the best results through a commitment to innovation and excellence in areas such as account processing and digital banking solutions, card issuer processing and network services, payments, e-commerce. , merchant acquisition and transformation and the Clover® cloud-based point of sale solution.
Fiserv is a member of the S&P 500® Index and FORTUNE®500 and is one of the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies®.
“Credit unions are important to Fiserv, and as a company, 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 face challenges in all directions, including technology, regulation and membership. Becoming an Associate Business Member of CUNA is our opportunity to provide advocacy and support as the industry evolves and to collaborate in advancing the mission of credit unions.
Direct funding from the United Statesis a locally owned and operated wholesale mortgage company that specializes in working with credit unions. It is a boutique lender that provides real estate solutions to credit unions, with a focus on government loans, including VA, FHA, and USDA loans. The company has a proven and successful process of working with the mortgage departments of many credit unions to maintain an engaged approach to ensure they stay in touch with members from start to finish. With tailored offerings, USA Direct Funding works with credit union partners to improve member relationships, member retention, earn non-interest fee income, and provide extended mortgage solutions to members. Through their established relationships, they know firsthand how important it is to provide extraordinary customer service to credit union members. Their number one priority is to serve members and provide them with an unparalleled experience.
“As a new member of CUNA, we are excited to further align our focus with the many credit unions we serve,” said Mark J. Hanna, president and CEO of USA Direct Funding. “The organization’s advocacy for credit unions parallels our wholesale mortgage lending approach and solutions that focus on meeting the unique needs of credit unions so they can serve their members and our communities.”