Co Op Adds Two Emv Webinars For Next Week By Popular Demand



RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (August 1, 2014) - With its July 31 webinar on EMV breaking all attendance records for CO-OP Financial Services, the company is announcing two "encore" presentations on the same topic to take place Tuesday, August 5, and Thursday, August 7.

"We had more than 1,000 credit union professionals register for our Thursday webinar, a testimony to the fact that EMV is now moving to the front and center of credit union planning for 2015," said Stan Hollen, President/CEO, CO-OP Financial Services. "CO-OP is a source for the tools to make credit unions thrive, including strategic counsel on this and other crucial issues in our industry."

Entitled, "EMV: Moving Forward on Debit," the webinars will focus on EMV adoption by credit unions for their debit card programs. Issues to be covered include the global outlook and U.S. timeline for EMV adoption, how EMV works, its anticipated impact, how it relates to the Durbin Amendment, fraud-related questions and planning recommendations from the presenters. Items being provided in follow-up include an implementation worksheet and white paper.

The Tuesday, August 5, webinar will take place at 9 a.m. Pacific time/Noon Eastern time. Credit union industry personnel can register for the free webinar here.

The Thursday, August 7, webinar will take place at 11 a.m. Pacific/2 p.m. Eastern time. Once again the webinar is free to credit union personnel, who may register here.

The webinar will be hosted by Michelle Thornton, Manager - Core Products, for CO-OP Financial Services, who also serves as CO-OP's representative on the Board of Directors of the Debit Network Alliance, an industry association working on EMV implementation issues in the U.S. Co-hosting will be Brandon Kuehl, Senior Product Manager, of The Members Group of Des Moines, Iowa, a CO-OP business partners for full-service credit processing and other payments solutions.

For more information and to register immediately for the two upcoming webinars, visit

About CO-OP Financial Services

Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and founded in 1981, CO-OP Financial Services is the nation's largest credit union service organization in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members. The company helps credit unions thrive by providing products and services that make it more convenient for members to do business with them. With a motto of "Be There. Be More," CO-OP's products fall into three business lines, including "Locations," (ATM, shared branching and call center services); "Card Payments" (debit and credit processing) and "Mobile/Virtual" (mobile, online, check imaging, bill pay services). To learn more visit