Tennessee Credit Union League Expands 15 Year Partnership With Co Op Financial Services

Tennessee Credit Union League Expands 15-Year Partnership With CO-OP Financial Services


Tennessee Credit Union League (, through its marketing subsidiary CU Services, Inc., will add three services from the CO-OP Payment Processing line. These services include CO-OP Signature Debit Processing, CO-OP ATM/PIN POS Debit Processing and CO-OP ATM Terminal Driving, for management of credit union ATM terminals and programs.

"Providing convenient access for members to their accounts is essential to the success of credit unions," said Geraldine Cardwell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the league. "CO-OP network and shared branching services provides that access. Now, we can offer credit unions three CO-OP Payment Processing services that will help them operate more efficiently, cost-effectively and offer an even better user experience at the ATM."

Since 1996 the league has marketed CO-OP Shared Branching, a nationwide network of 4,200 credit union branches. It is also a longtime representative of CO-OP Network, with 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, 9,000 of which are deposit-taking.

CO-OP Financial Services currently has more than 50 credit union clients in Tennessee and more than 3,000 credit unions across the country

"The Tennessee Credit Union League is known and respected as a trusted name in the credit union industry, and particularly in its home state," said Eric Porter, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, for CO-OP Financial Services. "Having them as a marketing partner is a valuable asset as we seek to make credit union membership more convenient, and credit unions more competitive with banks, throughout the region."

About CO-OP Financial Services

Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., CO-OP Financial Services is the industry leader in access and convenience products for credit unions. Nearing 30 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through network services, payment processing, e-commerce, shared branching and call center services. With a total of 3,000 credit union members, 30 million cardholders, 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs, 4,000 shared branch locations and two billion annual transactions, CO-OP Financial Services is the nation's largest credit union service organization, offering the tools, counsel and leadership to help credit unions prosper. To learn more, visit Follow CO-OP on Twitter at: and keep up with industry issues via the CO-OP Insight Vault blog at: