CUSO call center introduces new leader

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (October 31, 2016) — Xtend, Inc., the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based multi-owned cooperative CUSO, welcomed Matt VandeWater to the company as its new Call Center Manager. VandeWater, a former Account Executive at Xtend’s sister CUSO CU*Answers, heads a team that now includes nearly fifty credit union professionals serving more than sixty clients across the country.

Commenting on VandeWater joining his leadership team, Xtend President Scott Collins said: “I am very pleased to have Matt join our Xtend Team, and I look forward to leveraging not only the skills he has learned during his years supporting the credit union industry, but also his passion to take our call center business unit to new heights. His agent team has already embraced his style and his skill set, and his peers on the Management Team have been great about helping him get acclimated to his new role. I am confident that our call center will continue on its growth path, and Matt is a big reason for that confidence.”

The CUSO’s Xtension Call Center executes inbound and outbound calls and web chats for its clients.

About Xtend, Inc.

Xtend, Inc. is a 100% credit union-owned CUSO formed in 2002 with headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Xtend provides a wide array of managerial, operational, marketing, technical planning and consulting services for credit unions of all sizes. In short, Xtend is an aggregation point for shared resources that allows credit unions to deliver products and services more cost-effectively. Their strategic offerings include bookkeeping services, member contact services, back-office mortgage services, partnered liquidity opportunities, shared branching, and payment processing services. Xtend provides services for over 250 credit unions representing more than 1.2 million members and $13B in assets. The CUSO is currently owned by 90 credit union industry partners. For more information,  visit


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