Metco Credit Union Selects Sharetec as Its New Core Data Processing Solution.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Bradford-Scott Data Corporation, a distributor of the Sharetec System, announced that it has been selected by Metco Credit Union, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to replace their current core solution.  The Sharetec core data processing system is utilized by more than 300 credit unions nationwide.

Brad Mertens, CEO of Metco Credit Union, said “We really like the Sharetec system’s functionality, especially in lending and member service, but what sets them apart in my mind is its ability to significantly increase our non-interest income.”

“When we met Brad, he indicated that his credit union is at a crossroad. He felt that the status quo is fine when the economy is booming. In order to survive in this new economy, he feels his credit union needs to grow. We are pleased he sees our partnership as his solution,” remarked Kevin Kolar, Vice President with Bradford-Scott.

About Metco Credit Union

Metco Credit Union ( has been serving the Cedar Rapids area for more than 50 years.  In 1957, Cedar Rapids city employees had a vision and organized the Cedar Rapids Municipal Employees Credit Union. Twenty years later they merged with Linn County Credit Union and created Metco Credit Union, expanding to over 3,000 members.

About Bradford-Scott Data Corporation

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Bradford-Scott is a leading provider of core data processing systems to credit unions.  Bradford-Scott (, a provider of both in-house and service bureau solutions, owns and distributes the Sharetec System.  With a customer base that has grown 64% since the year 2000; the Sharetec System is one of the most widely installed credit union software packages in the United States.

This information contained in this press release is accurate at the time of publication. However, specified information may change over time.


Bradford-Scott Data Corporation

Kevin Kolar, 260-625-5107

Vice President

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