CU Connect Business Services Providers

CU Connect Business Services Providers are those businesses participating in the CU Connect vendor program.  See who is connected…

Do you have questions about the CU Connect program or questions about any of the CU Connect Business Services Providers listed? Contact Dean Martino, Director of Business Development, Sales and Service for the Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc. or call 800-842-1242, ext. 315.



Bankers’ Bank Northeast (BBN) is an award winning correspondent bank offering services to credit unions and community banks throughout New England, New Jersey, and New York.  Since 1998, BBN has provided innovative, high-quality, and competitively priced financial solutions that support client initiatives for meeting their strategic objectives. BBN takes a consultative approach to business and offers investment, credit, operational, risk control, and lending options. BBN – always a partner, never a competitor.

Contact: Irene Tan
Telephone: 860-266-2575


LendKey offers cloud-based lending technology to provide the essential infrastructure for credit unions or any party to quickly, securely, efficiently, and profitably lend to anyone – from those offering loans directly to those structuring new types of loans. LendKey’s lending solutions to credit unions nationwide primarily provide loans pertaining to automobiles, students, or green efforts. The three-year-old company’s clients and partners, 230 credit unions and the Credit Union National Association, have exclusively leveraged the platform for private student lending purposes. As LendKey, it opens its lending to green construction and automobile markets. 

Contact: Andrea Janek, Senior Sales Executive
Telephone: 618-709-9264


LSC offers credit, debit and gift card programs that are designed to allow credit unions to take advantage of an effective card program that fits the needs of your members.  By participating in one or all of these programs, your credit union can now compete in all of the plastic arena needs of your members with the service and quality they deserve. So whether its credit, debit or gift cards that your members are looking for, why not have them choose yours! This way, both you and your members win. For more information and benefits offer with any of these programs, please contact Dean Martino, Director of Business Development at 800-842-1242, ext. 315 or by email:

Contact: Steven Ryniec, Strategic Account Director
Telephone: 800-942-7124, ext. 3402


Malauzai Software develops mobile banking SmartApps that are designed to be easy to manage and easy to measure for credit unions and community banks. The solution is geared to creating revenue opportunities via the mobile channel. Success is based on a simple formula; delighted customers and members are more satisfied, buy more products, and refer more business. Our SmartApps are full-service, native mobile banking apps designed for iPhone, iPad and Android. Malauzai SmartApps are disconnected from Internet banking and are instead tied directly to the core to enable faster innovation drawn from in-depth data.

Contact: Tom Dufner
Telephone: 908-553-9683


Members Mortgage Company, Inc. is a first mortgage lender offering Retail and Correspondent origination services to New England credit unions. Our lending services support credit unions of all sizes by mitigating your risk, reducing overhead, and providing a safe outlet for your members to apply for a mortgage. We are independently-owned and operated so we have the flexibility to tailor the relationship based on your needs. Loans are originated according to secondary market and regulatory guidelines and are processed and closed on the Accenture Mortgage Cadence Enterprise Lending platform, which is available to all credit unions by MortgageClick®. After closing we deliver the loan to you, for your portfolio, or to the secondary market. Our 20 years in business, utilization of technology and maintaining our Fannie Mae approval, allows us to offer comprehensive 1st mortgage loan products and tools you can pass through to your membership.

Contact: Christy Damour, Vice President - Business Development
Telephone: 781-376-2838


NEACH provides the collective wisdom, national voice and networking opportunities to ensure a safer, stronger ACH Network and payments industry for today and future generations. Committed to educating members on the NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines and the larger payments landscape, our staff of Accredited ACH Professionals provides the expertise, tools, and resources you need to navigate and utilize the ACH Network and payments space to increase revenue and enhance member services. We are a partner and here to help you succeed. As a non-profit association, we subscribe to a genuine member focus of people helping people, our goal is to serve our members. No matter your size, as a NEACH member, you matter. As a Regional Payments Association, we are a direct, voting member of the National ACH Association (NACHA), we solicit member feedback prior to voting on amendments to NACHA Operating Rules to ensure your specific needs and concerns are heard. NEACH also provides a variety of high quality services, including: AAP Certification and Continuing Education Credits; NCP Certification and Continuing Education Credits; ACH and Payments Education; ACH Rules and Regulations Hotline; Custom On-Site Education; Operations and Payments Conferences; Payments Management and Strategy Services.

Contact: Janet Merlet, Vice President, Membership Services
Telephone: 781-321-1011


Paramount Partners’ Financial Institutions Group works with credit unions and community and regional banks to create profit-focused banking and corporate real estate solutions. We deliver results while eliminating administrative inefficiencies in having to deal with multiple vendors and consulting companies. The Paramount team has advised hundreds of financial institutions in successfully executing growth and repositioning strategies.We provide our bank clients with valuable insights as a result of our working relationship with national and regional retailers and developers. Paramount also works with owners and developers looking to attract the right financial institution to bring added value to their properties. As a member of Retail Brokers Network, with over 70 offices across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, we have the ability to offer financial institutions local expertise across North America through a single point of accountability.


PayCheck Direct is an electronic and traditional “catalog sales” for credit unions to offer employees and members where credit unions can earn non-interest income on Member Purchase Programs. This member benefit can also be extended to your own employees. PayCheck Direct is operated through the Association's partnership with 321 Affinity/PayCheck Direct and Bluestem Brands. Bluestem owns Finger Hut, Gettington and PayCheck Direct and have been merchandising experts since 1949. To learn more, check out the animations: Employer/Credit Union ExperienceEmployee/Member Experience. You may also visit a sample electronic catalog. For more information, please contact Bonnie Doolin or call 508-509-6643.



PDP Group offers tailored automotive risk solutions for dealers and lenders.  PDP Group’s services include retail and lease insurance tracking, comprehensive nationwide paper title administration, and electronic lien and title (ELT) processing.  PDP Group’s Simply ELT© program is a web-based electronic title solution enabling financial institutions of all sizes to participate in state programs.

Contact: CJ Harbach, Marketing Analyst
Telephone: 410-584-1518


PowerPay is one of the fastest growing providers of integrated e-commerce and retail payment solutions in the United States and offers the highest revenue share program in the industry.  We offer a broad portfolio of payment processing solutions backed by total in-house processing and they support all major credit and debit cards, electronic benefits transfer (EBT) recurring bill payments and a variety of other card based payments. 

Contact: Tracy Coyne, Marketing Strategist Business Development
Telephone: 877-877-3737 x1735


Synergent has been specializing in credit union products and services since 1971.  Your credit union can choose to use one of our many intelligent solutions, or a synergy of all we have to offer.  Whether you are looking for new ways to enhance your credit union’s technology product suite, increase efficiency with the latest methods available for electronic check collection, or liven up your marketing efforts with new personalized, targeted marketing material – we have all you need to help your credit union grow. Call us toll-free or visit our website to learn more about Synergent.

Core Processing – Service bureau environment offering Symitar’s Episys platform -- Electron Check Collection with Merchant ATM, and Remote Deposit Capture --  Direct Marketing Services -- Direct Mail -- Statement Processing 

Contact: Jeff Gray
Telephone: 207-773-5671 ext. 292


Since 1987, our team at the Credit Union Advisory Group has worked with credit unions of all sizes. We’ve helped over 500 of the top credit unions find effective solutions during these challenging times. And we’ve worked closely with smaller credit unions to help them grow. As their needs change, we’ve adapted our investment strategies to grow with them—because that’s our mission. When you are looking to get the most out of your investment portfolio, wouldn't it make sense to consider working with someone who has been nationally recognized as an industry leader, who has successfully guided credit unions to realize their goals? Our level of expertise is second to none. While we’ve earned our fair share of awards, what we’re most proud of is earning our clients’ trust. Our average client tenure is 20 years…and growing. Let’s have a conversation and we’ll show you how we can help you. No fees for safekeeping, transactions, wires, or maintenance. Gary Tantleff has been recognized as one of Barron’s “Top 1,200” Financial Advisors for four years, and the #1 Financial Advisor in NJ for the second straight year.

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Contact: Gary Tantleff, Managing Director - Investments
Telephone: 877-269-1776


Vero LLC is a provider of identity theft solutions to credit unions and their members. Vero’s product solutions are among the highest non-interest income producing services in the industry because of their high-value, low-cost proposition.

Featured Program: IDProSelect -- IDProSelect protects credit unions from data breaches and credit union members from all types of identity theft and fraud events, including medical, financial, tax, credit card and social security fraud.  Fully managed identity theft recovery service gives members and credit union employees the ultimate safety net to avoid the nightmare of fixing an ID theft event because the program does it for them.

Contact: Jim McCabe, Senior VP of Identity Theft Services  
Telephone: 866-912-7872


Winbrook provides digital workflow and supply chain solutions in the realm of print procurement, document management, digital asset management, direct mail, variable data marketing, statement rendering, convergent online media solutions, promotional incentives, fulfillment, warehousing, and distribution. Winbrook solutions continue to help our clients streamline operations, reduce costs, and improve overall profitability during a time of rapid and significant business transformation.

Contact: David Holzman, CFO, General Manager
Telephone: 978-964-1900 x1860