Alternatives FCU signs renewal agreement with Synergent

WESTBROOK, ME (January 31, 2019) — Synergent is pleased to announce that Alternatives Federal Credit Union (FCU) has signed multiple service renewal agreements, including a five-year renewal agreement for Symitar Episys Core Processing.

Alternatives FCU is a community development credit union, headquartered in Ithaca, New York.  With an asset size over $109 million, Alternatives FCU offers a combination of a traditional member-driven credit union and a not-for-profit community development organization. It provides traditional deposit and loan services as well as financial education, small business networking, and free tax preparation for low-income individuals within the communities they serve, regardless of their membership status.

“Synergent looks forward to continuing its partnership with Alternatives FCU,” said Gary Glenn, Executive Vice President of Synergent. “We take pride in knowing we are a trusted service provider they can depend on for the tools needed to help meet their important mission of building wealth and creating economic opportunity for underserved people and communities.”

About Synergent

Founded by credit unions in 1971, Synergent® is a managed services provider that offers state-of-the-art and innovative core processing, along with in-demand payments, technology, and marketing services. As a service-driven and cost-effective host of Jack Henry™ Symitar® core processing, Synergent provides credit unions with the products and services they need to succeed. No matter what the product, our clients can count on Synergent to choose it, install it, integrate it, and help credit unions get the most out of it so they can focus on providing the best service experience possible to their members. For more information on Synergent, please visit or call 800-341-0180.


Jen Burke
AVP – Communications & Outreach
207-773-5671, Ext. 295

Sarah Farwell
Director of Marketing
800-341-0180, Ext. 245

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