NAFCU announces partnership with MasterCard to support credit unions with innovative credit, debit, & prepaid branded solutions

ARLINGTON, VA (November 13, 2014) — NAFCU Services Corporation announced today that MasterCard has become the newest Preferred Partner to join the program serving the credit union community. The partnership was approved following a rigorous RFP process and voting by NAFCU’s three panels of credit union CEOs. Through this partnership, credit unions will have access to innovative credit, debit and prepaid solutions from MasterCard, as well as pertinent information on emerging payment technologies and advancements.

“While MasterCard has been known for many years as a friend to credit unions, today they have demonstrated that they are fully committed strategic partners to the industry. We are thrilled to offer their market-leading technologies and solutions to our members,” said Randy Salser, NAFCU Services Corporation President. “Their educational content will prove highly valuable to credit unions, especially the upcoming series of webinars and webcasts on timely subjects such as emerging payments, tokenization, and digital commerce.”

“MasterCard remains committed to delivering innovative products and solutions to credit unions and independent banks and our partnership with NAFCU reinforces this commitment,” said John Ainsworth, Senior Vice President, U.S. Markets, MasterCard. “Access to the latest information, technologies, and solutions is integral to ensuring the growth and success of credit unions in their communities and by partnering with NAFCU we’re able to provide the necessary access.”

About NAFCU Services Corporation
NAFCU Services Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). For 40 years, NAFCU Services has partnered with the industry’s leading providers to offer superior solutions to credit unions. With the NAFCU Services Preferred Partner Seal, we designate only those suppliers who are truly committed to credit unions, and who have undergone a rigorous evaluation process. Our mission is to identify innovative solutions for credit union growth and productivity. For more information, follow us on Twitter @NAFCUServices or visit

About MasterCard
MasterCard (NYSE:MA),, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

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