Payments Academy a big hit at immersion18

The inaugural session received raving reviews from credit unions

TAMPA, FL (May 22, 2018) — Trellance, the newly re-emerged CUSO with a commitment to providing innovative yet simple solutions to help credit unions reach higher, kicked-off its 27th annual conferencewith the inaugural staging of its Realize Payments Academy.

The Academy is one of the CUSOs newest additions to its portfolio. It is headed by Trellance senior payments consultant, Stephanie Hainje, who is an experienced credit and debit portfolio consultant. Hainje and other payments experts on the Trellance team provided comprehensive training on the latest in payments and tactics to grow debit and credit portfolios during the inaugural session. “Credit union executives participated in a collaborative mini course that covered strategies to maximize profit; networks, BIN and key Management; portfolio management and best practices for credit and debit acquisition,” says Hainje. “We wanted to give them a taste of our Payments Academy courses, which will be offered in our brand-new training center in Tampa, on-line and through onsite workshops going forward. We were pleased to have 33 credit unions representatives participate in this session,” she added.

Registration is open for September 11-13October 16-18 and November 6-8 training sessions. These will cover the full curriculum over two and a half days. “The Trellance team has extensive experience with credit unions and in the payments space and we plan to leverage all our expertise to add value and drive growth within our credit unions,” says Hainje. “We are happy with the feedback coming out of the inaugural session and look forward to interacting with more credit unions,” she added.

One credit union commented that “It was a great session and a good kickstart to the immersion18 conference.” While another said, “This was a great experience and really expanded my knowledge to better serve my CU.”

For more information on the Realize Payments Academy visit

About Trellance

Trellance is a credit union cooperative and leading technology partner for credit unions, delivering innovative technology solutions to help credit unions achieve more. With a comprehensive suite of analytics, cloud and talent solutions, the Trellance team ensures credit unions increase efficiency, manage risk, and improve member experience. As a tech partner, Trellance ensures that credit unions have access to the latest generation of fintech solutions, filled with powerful tools such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Learn more at


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