Connect Financial Software and Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union Partner for Online and Mobile Banking Improvements

Credit Union selects Connect for Online Banking, Mobile Applications, and PFM Capabilities  

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 11, 2013) – Connect Financial Software Solutions today announced a multi-year agreement with Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union.  With more than 27,000 members and $210 million in assets, Tampa Bay Federal selected Connect for its suite of Online Banking, Mobile Apps, and PFM channel solutions.

“We considered several online banking providers, and selected Connect because of their depth of integration to our host and extensive capabilities of their solutions,” said Cindy Walker, CRO of Tampa Bay Federal.  According to Richard Grammatica, CFO, “Connect was able to meet our strategic objectives for the online channel, and improve our long-term delivery cost.”

According to Ron Spence, Director of Information Technology, “Connects’ architecture delivers a tightly integrated solution across the online and mobile channels, that was one of the areas that stood out for us.”

According to Joe Long, Vice President of Connect, “Tampa Bay Federal explained their near and long term goals to us, and we were able to demonstrate how our solutions and long-term strategy would help them meet them.”

About Connect Online Banking
Connect Financial Software Solutions, LLC was formed to aid in the development, operations, and management of software solutions for credit unions. With a customer-centric philosophy and cooperative spirit, Connect’s goal is to continuously provide credit unions with superior technology and at a reasonable price. 

Connect’s suite of products include Online Banking, Mobile, Mobile Remote Deposit Capture, Online Account Opening and custom applications..  Available as a hosted or in-house solution, Connect Online Banking offers extensive host integration and back office workflow automation, plus a variety of value-added features.  Using Connect, members can open accounts online, receive account alerts, view promotions, utilize mobile online banking, mobile remote deposit, pay bills, and access financial transactions directly from a Personal Financial Manager, such as, Quicken®, or Quickbooks®, as well as an optional Online Financial Management Application.

About Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union
Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service community financial institution serving over 27,000 members.  Founded in 1935, Tampa Bay Federal offers a broad range of personal financial products and services including savings accounts, checking accounts, mortgages, loans, and retirement and advisory services.  The credit union operates five branches in the greater Tampa area.  For more information, please visit our Web site at

For more information, contact Joe Long at (303) 622-6999 or email  You may also learn more about Connect Financial Software Solutions, LLC by visiting

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