Heritage Federal Credit Union recognized for innovation in mobile banking platforms

NEWBURGH, IN (December 10, 2015) — Heritage Federal Credit Union in Newburgh, Indiana, is proud to announce that they were recently recognized at a forum with industry peers by their Mobile Banking Platform provider Access Softek, a leading developer of innovative mobile banking software, due to the Credit Union’s abilities to aid the Access Softek product development team in bringing some of the latest technological advances in mobile banking to the market.

Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Electronic Delivery and Deposit Support Operations team has worked closely with Access Softek’s mobile banking software developers to develop, test, and implement first-to-market features in their mobile banking application including:

  1. Card Controls – Developing the support process for managing card controls (card controls provide users the ability to restrict card usage through the Mobile Application)
  2. Balance Transfers – Helping establish a process to allow Mobile Banking users to conduct automated balance transfers
  3. Mobile Lending – Helping to develop the standard for Mobile Loan Applications for utilization with financial institutions’ core operating systems

Heritage Federal Credit Union chose Access Softek as their mobile banking development partner for their long history of innovation.  Since 1986, leading high-tech companies like Microsoft, Apple, and Sony have partnered with Access Softek because of their proven ability to solve complex problems with cutting-edge technology.

“Access Softek has a long track record of innovation,” said Chris Doner, CEO of Access Softek.  “We’re pleased to partner with an innovative credit union like Heritage Federal Credit Union to bring the best possible solution to its members.”

Ruth Jenkins, CCE, CUERME, President and CEO of Heritage Federal Credit Union said, “Our partnership with Access Softek has allowed Heritage Federal Credit Union to stay ahead of the technological curve.  Our electronic delivery and deposit support operations team members continue to work with our partners on improving our internal processes to gain efficiencies as well as to enhance the products and services we make available.  It is our ongoing strategy and priority for Heritage Federal Credit Union to provide not only the latest in technologies to our valued members, but to also set in place a technology roadmap as we strive to provide simple and secure ways for members to access and manage their finances electronically.”

For more information, please call Steve Bugg, Chief Marketing and Member Service Officer, at 812-253-6928, ext. 2267.

About Heritage Federal Credit Union

Heritage Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with over $940 million in assets and serves more than 65,000+ members in Gibson, Posey, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Daviess, Knox, Spencer, Pike, Perry, Crawford, Clark, Floyd, and Harrison Counties in Indiana; Henderson, Daviess, Hopkins, Hancock, Ohio, McLean, Webster, Union, and Crittenden Counties in Kentucky; and Lawrence, Wabash, White, Gallatin and Hardin Counties in Illinois. As a nonprofit, credit unions provide low-cost financial services to their members and are mission driven. Founded in 1965, Heritage Federal is committed to improving the daily lives of those we live and work with, providing members the best financial products and services, and giving back to the local communities through donations, sponsorships, and volunteerism. More information regarding Heritage Federal Credit Union can be located at


Sami Etienne

Director of Marketing
Heritage Federal Credit Union
812-253-6928, ext. 2896


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