NAFCU services announces 2017 Innovation Award finalists

ARLINGTON, VA (May 4, 2017) — NAFCU Services is proud to announce the 2017 Innovation Award finalists. An Innovation Award is the highest distinction offered to a NAFCU Services Preferred Partner. The awards honor the companies that demonstrate extraordinary creativity and commitment to solve challenges specific to credit unions. The 2017 award winners will be announced at the NAFCU 50th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo this June in Honolulu, Hawaii.

“I am proud of the unique and innovative solutions our partners bring to the credit union industry year over year,” said NAFCU Services’ President, Randy Salser. “The solutions created by these partners mean success for credit unions in the form of better bottom line, competitive advantage, and enhanced member engagement.”

Each year, a panel of judges evaluates solutions based on the degree of innovation and the impact on credit unions’ success. The judges include prominent members of the credit union media and respected industry executives. The 2017 judges are: Adele Glenn, Emerging Channels Innovation Architect at the San Antonio Federal Credit Union, Steven W. Gorrie, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, State Farm Federal Credit Union, Mike Lawson, Creator and Host of CUbroadcast, Jim Pack, Senior Vice President, Chief Member Service Officer, Coastal Federal Credit Union, and Randy Smith, Co-founder and Publisher of Learn more about the esteemed judges: Meet the 2017 judges.

2017 Innovation Award Finalists

Affinion Group for the LUX 360°℠ Analytics Package
CUNA Mutual Group for TruStage Life Insurance
DDJ Myers for the Transformative Change Model (TCM)
Geezeo for Responsive Tiles
Insuritas for +Plus Down Payment Protection
Mastercard for the Mobile Product Showcase
Pentegra Retirement Services for The Pentegra Fiduciary Outsourcing Advantage
Q2 for Q2 SMART
Quantivate for Dynamic Workflow Engine
TrueCar for Integrated Car Buying Service
Vantiv for OmniShield
Vantiv for Vantiv Resolve
Velocity Solutions for CashPlease
Wolters Kluwer for E-Sign

About NAFCU Services Corporation

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 100% of 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 us on Twitter, @NAFCUServices.


Paul Timm
Vice President, Marketing
NAFCU Services Corporation

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