Preparation Turns to Reality for Corelation in 2010

Mike Lawson
DML Communications

SAN DIEGO — January 31, 2011 — After years of planning, coding, and hiring, reality hit Corelation Inc. ( in a good way in 2010. The new core processor in its second year signed three credit union clients to use its KeyStone system and added five more significant and highly experienced staff members to its growing ranks.

Corelation signed…

  • Cabrillo Credit Union – ($171 million; 22,576 members; San Diego, CA)
  • Harbor Credit Union – ($84 million; 11,009 members; Carson, CA)
  • Oregon Pioneer Federal Credit Union – ($22 million; 3,010 members; Portland, OR)

“There’s a lot to do,” says Robin Lentz, CEO of Cabrillo Credit Union. “But we are very excited about the future of our credit union taking advantage of the new technology Corelation is offering.”

“We’re always keeping our eyes out for new technology to benefit our members,” states Tina Fugelsang, CEO of Harbor Federal Credit Union. “We heard about Corelation and checked out their system at a recent conference and we had never seen anything quite like it.”

“The sooner we get started the better,” states Mark Davis, Oregon Pioneer Federal Credit Union’s CEO, commenting on his partnership with Corelation. “I am looking forward to utilizing KeyStone’s advanced capabilities to enhance our operations and member services.”

Corelation hired…

  • Carl Barlow – Director of System Architecture
  • David Klimek – Lead Developer for EFT Services
  • Jose Garcia – Senior Sales Analyst
  • Mark Brocklehurst – Lead Developer of Conversion Programming Services
  • David Stewart – Product Manager of Conversion Services

In addition to its signings and hirings in 2010, Corelation moved its headquarters midway through the year from 1322 Scott Street in San Diego to a more spacious venue at 2878 Camino Del Rio South in San Diego to accommodate future growth.

“2010 was an amazing year as our KeyStone technology became a reality by signing our first three clients and adding some highly talented staff members to support our solution,” states Corelation President Theresa Benavidez. “As 2011 emerges, we are now applying all our hard work into conversions, training, and support. We are helping our clients start a new and productive chapter in their history of providing superior member service with second-to-none technology. It’s incredibly exciting for us – and especially our clients.”

About Corelation, Inc.

Based in San Diego, CA, Corelation is the innovative new core processor for today’s credit union. This solution is a member-centric system that empowers credit unions to offer the best member service possible, enhancing their value for member attraction and retention. In terms of industry experience, Corelation’s staff has dedicated their careers to creating core systems and providing unparalleled client service. For more information, visit


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