CUNA Mutual Group wins 2018 innovation award from NAFCU Services

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics secures this first-time honor for the company

MADISON, WI (June 20, 2018)CUNA Mutual Group today announced it has won the 2018 Innovation Award from NAFCU Services for AdvantEdge Analytics. The innovation award is a highly recognized award competition for groundbreaking solutions within the credit union industry. The annual competition highlights outstanding innovations that help credit unions thrive in an increasingly saturated financial services market. CUNA Mutual Group was selected for its AdvantEdge Analytics solution that advances the credit union industry through data analytics.

This solution provides credit unions a comprehensive view of their entire organization at every level, from CFO to the front-line representative. The solution brings visualization tools to help credit unions gain insights into member data. Its ever-expanding storehouse of visualizations enables business users from across the enterprise to have consistent and accurate views of their members.

“CUNA Mutual’s AdvantEdge Analytics team has clearly demonstrated that not only do they have a native understanding of what matters to credit unions, but their approach to designing, building, and deploying an intelligent analytics practice is tailor-made for helping credit union leaders turn data into insights into action,” said Randy Salser, president, NAFCU Services.  “We couldn’t be prouder to partner with such an innovative company that really gets credit unions.”

Said Tim Peterson, president, AdvantEdge Analytics, “We are honored to be recognized as the leading innovator by NAFCU Services in data analytics for the credit union industry. It is a true testament of our continued commitment to helping credit unions accelerate their digital transformation and strengthen for the future. As we expand the industry’s digital and data analytics capabilities, we will continue to invest in the most secure and industry standardized data platforms to collaboratively work with credit unions so they can better serve members and build a more engaging experience.”

Dan Berger, NAFCU president and CEO, presented the award to CUNA Mutual Group during the general session at NAFCU’s Annual Conference and Solutions Expo. For more information on the Innovation Awards, visit

AdvantEdge Analytics provides an industry-leading integrated suite of products and services that help credit unions in their data-centric journey. Earlier this year, AdvantEdge Analytics announced it is working with Microsoft to develop the next generation data platform for the credit union industry. The collaboration will not only create a standardized cloud-based platform for the industry, it will also enable credit unions to benefit from the scalability of leading technology and integration essential to a data analytics strategy.

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About CUNA Mutual Group

Built on the principle of “people helping people,” CUNA Mutual Group is a financially strong insurance, investment and financial services company that believes a brighter financial future should be accessible to everyone. Through our company culture, community engagement, and products and solutions, we are working to create a more equitable financial system that helps to improve the lives of those we serve and our society. For more information, visit

About CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics, LLC

CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics, LLC (AdvantEdge Analytics) is a technology, data and analytics company that provides end-to-end solutions including data management, visualizations, predictive analytics, insight activation and consulting services to credit unions.  Built on more than 80 years of commitment and experience working with credit unions and their members, AdvantEdge Analytics helps credit unions effectively harness the power of data in new and insightful ways. For more information, please visit

About the NAFCU Services

NAFCU Services Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU). NAFCU Services exists to connect innovative credit unions to the best industry partners. Our Preferred Partner Program has been supporting credit union success for over 40 years. Credit unions rely on NAFCU Services and our Preferred Partners for superior solutions in areas such as technology, security, risk management, operations, insurance, payments, and more. Combined, our partners’ products serve virtually all credit unions. NAFCU Services selects only those companies that are highly qualified industry leaders, so that credit unions gain access to a vetted portfolio of providers they can trust. For more information, visit and follow on Twitter.


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