Affiliate Member Directory

ACH Solutions

Payment Processing Services - Glendale, CA
UMS has as its primary goal, the increased production and profitability of our clients. Our product and our success are measured by the degree of expansion and growth in the profitability and size of our client banks‘ portfolios. To this end, all company actions must be driven by SERVICE first, for it is service that gains UMS clients and retains them for the duration. Our staff must think of themselves as an extension of the financial institutions we service. As such, our staff and their actions must emulate those of the client banks that we care for.
Contact:  Chris Gaines   (818) 246-6767   chris.gaines@umsbanking.com


Affirmative Technologies

Affirmative Technologies - Clearwater, FL

We automate electronic payment risk management, compliance and reporting for financial institutions. Stay Compliant, Avoid Losses, Reduce Costs, Grow Revenue

Contact: Nanci McKenzie  (888) 216-1808   NMcKenzie@affirmativeusa.com


Allianz Life Insurance of Noth America

Allianz Life Insurance of Noth America - Golden Valley, MN

Allianz is a leading provider of retirement solutions. Our innovative products give you and your family financial protection and guaranteed retirement income.

Contact: Pete Sanchez  (800) 950 -5872 pete.sanchez@allianzlife.com


Andrews Positive Change Projects, LLC

Change Management & Consulting - Iriving, TX
We are a Texas-based limited liability company formed for the purpose of supporting positive change on a nation-wide basis. Our field personnel are all degreed professionals. Our client base includes banks, non-bank businesses, and consumers. By providing positive support, we empower businesses and individuals to become more efficient, effective, and prosperous. 
Contact:  Rebecca Andrews   (214) 930-4580   rebecca@andrewspositivechange.com


Bushel Exchange, LLC

We're Building The Grain Industry's Digital Infrastructure - Fargo, ND
World markets are more dependent than ever on technology and the connections they make with it. We still can‘t control the markets for you or your producers. We also can‘t make your trucks travel farther on a tank of gas. However, Bushel can build you the digital infrastructure that you need to respond faster to market changes, quickly get vital information to producers, and streamline how you buy and sell commodities throughout the ag industry‘s supply chain.

Contact:  Jodi Satkunam (701) 369-0633   jsatkunam@bushelpowered.com


CAPITAL Card Services, Inc.

Payment Solutions - Sioux Falls, SD
Capital Services is a leading payment portfolio management and servicing company that creates, evolves, and services profitable payment programs in partnership with our clients. Focused on financial strength, we successfully originate and manage card assets and provide a unique and innovative set of services in the payments industry for more than 670,000 accounts from over 150 financial institutions.
Contact:  Michelle Mueller  (605) 782-3300   michelle.mueller@capitalsvcs.com 


Central Billing, Inc.

Payroll and Human Resources - Sioux Falls, SD
We provide our clients with a comprehensive range of administrative services centered around the areas of payroll processing, human resource consulting, timekeeping, flex benefits /cafeteria plan administration and employee benefits. We support these necessary areas of your business, so that you have time to focus on your business.

Contact:  Charlie Wilson   (701) 237-6128   cwilson@cbipayroll.com   


Central Payments

Central Payments  - Dell Rapids, SD
Central Payments, LLC, works on behalf of the Central Bank of Kansas City (CBKC).  CBKC is located in the heart of Kansas City, MO and has been family-owned since opening in 1951. We are one of a small number of financial institutions in the country certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and have enjoyed this designation since 1998. As a CDFI, CBKC is focused on serving people of modest means who historically have not enjoyed the benefits of affordable and accessible financial products.

Contact: Angie Ruiter  (605) 370-5135  aruiter@central-payments.com


Cheryl Schwartz CPA

Cheryl Schwartz CPA - Elkhart, IN
Contact: Cheryl Schwartz CPA, PC (574) 350-2933 CHERYL@CSCHWARTZCPA.COM

Compeer Financial

Financial Cooperative - Mankato, MN
We provide a broad range of financial services and business tools for agricultural and rural clients in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
Contact:  Brenda Sonnek   (507) 386-5434   brenda.sonnek@compeer.com

Compensation Consultants, LTD.

Cafeteria, HRA, and HSA Plan Service Provider - Cloquet, IA
Compensation Consultants, Ltd. is a non-insurance affiliated contract administration service provider. We do not vend insurance products. We are not your competition. In the insurance industry, insurance representatives and agencies view us as a value added service for themselves and their clients. They rely on us to impart our knowledge and expertise to their employers and employees in setting up these auxiliary benefit plans. Compensation Consultants, Ltd. will work with you to a design benefit packages that will achieve the goals of your employers and meet their employees needs. We deliver reliable, responsive and knowledgeable services at very competitive prices.
Contact:  Jon Woolverton  (800) 447-1690  flex@ccflex.com

Coretx Tax & Accounting INC

Coretx Tax & Accounting INC - Watervliet, MI
Contact:  Emiliano Cortez   cortezta2go@gmail.com

CPA - Corporate Services LLC

CPA - Corporate Services LLC - Milwaukee, WI
Contact: Sanjay Azad (414) 325-3330
Sanjay@CorporateServicesLLC.com

CU Auditing

Contact:  Barbara K. Lynn  (406) 328-4025   cuaudit@nemont.net

Discovery Benefits, Inc.

Employee Benefits - Fargo, ND
Discovery Benefits is transforming the complexity of employee benefits administration with innovative solutions and extraordinary customer service delivered by empowered and knowledgeable employees. And we definitely couldn’t accomplish a mission like that without the talented employees and award-winning culture that you’ll find at Discovery Benefits.
Contact:  Shantell Holen  (701) 451-3399 EXT 6243   sholen@discoverybenefits.com

Eide Bailly, LLP

Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Services - Minnesota
Eide Bailly, LLP provides many services including; Accounting, Audit & Assurance, Financial, Forensic & Validation, Risk Advisory, Tax, Technology Consulting, Transaction Services, and Wealth Management. Eide Bailly also provides industry expertise in a number of different categories.
Contact:  Linda L. Lovich, AAP  (507) 387-6031  llovich@eidebailly.com

Fiserv

Financial Services Technology - Brookfield, WI
Fiserv is helping its clients push the boundaries of what's possible in financial services, delivering deep expertise and innovative solutions to help financial institutions, businesses and consumers move and manage money faster and with greater ease than ever before.
Contact:  Michelle L. Steadman, AAP  (406) 896-7621   michelle.steadman@fiserv.com

Forte Payments Systems, Inc.

Payments Solutions - Allen, TX

A comprehensive suite of payment solutions crafted for developers and merchants that expands and moves right with you.

Contact:  Jeff Thorness  (469) 675-9920   jeff.thorness@achdirect.com


Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Legal Services - Bellevve, WA
We bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work, and operate as business advisors as well as legal counselors.
Contact:  Rebecca Iserman  (612) 492-7863    riserman@fredlaw.com

Goldleaf Partners

Employer Services - Brainerd, MN
As a national leader in employer services, Goldleaf Partners administers payroll, time & attendance, HR management, employee benefits, COBRA, consulting, and fiduciary services to companies across the country. We have the expertise you need and the personal service you desire; our job is to make yours easier.
Contact:  Wendy Hyre  (612) 339-0498 wendyh@goldleafpartners.com

Guidepoint Payroll Solutions

Payroll Services - Buffalo, MN

GPS is dedicated in providing professional payroll services to corporations and businesses on a national level. We are committed to continuously implementing cutting edge technology and excellent service. Our extensive industry experience allows us to continuously advance our services to new and innovative levels of professional cost effective Payroll Management. GPS works with many small to midsize businesses ranging from a single individual to over one hundred employees. No matter the size, our clients receive equal service.

Contact:  Dan Cavanaugh (763) 682-6458 dan@jmscfuturity.com


INGAGE iPayments

Automated Cash Flow, Minneapolis, MN

Imagine your business with increased cash flow from operations, your collections employees excelling in other positions, and your CFO & CTO excited to finally have their team and systems working in harmony.

Contact: Jonathan Arjes (612)-861-5277 x1030  jonathan@IngageIT.com


KETS INC

Contact: Donald Williams (262) 626-4944  STLOUISDON66@YAHOO.COM

LendingFront

LendingFront Represents the Future of how financial institutions will put capital into the hands of businesses and consumers. Our technology digitizes the entire lending workflow from Pre-Approval to Servicing--and everything in between.

Contact: Adam Figueira (212) 235-7378 afigueira@lendingfront.com


Midcontinent Communications

Communication Services - Sioux Falls, SD
Ambitious, imaginative and positive are just some of the qualities we’re proud to live up to at Midco. We're dedicated to innovating for, empowering and inspiring the people of the Northern Plains. Since Midco started in 1931, we’ve been looking ahead and investing in the next big thing.
Contact:  Jennifer Norman  (952) 844-2646   jennifer.norman@midco.net

Minnesota Credit Union Network

The Minnesota Credit Union Network - St. Paul, MN

The Minnesota Credit Union Network is the state trade association for Minnesota’s credit unions. The Network, working in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), works to ensure the success, growth and vitality of our member credit unions by creating a positive public environment through leadership, political advocacy, education, awareness and regulatory assistance.

We value our members' continued trust in us, and we appreciate the opportunity to be able to serve credit unions throughout the state.

Contact:  John Wendland (651) 288-5170


Mitek Systems

Mitek Systems - San Diego, CA

Mitek brings the future to business with patented solutions and intuitive technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds. Our leadership in identity verification, including facial biometrics, image capture technology and ID card verification enables customers to confidently onboard users, verify identities within seconds and strengthen security against cybercrimes. Mitek products power and protect millions of identity evaluations as well as mobile deposits every day, around the world.

Contact: James Watts (618) 269-6869 jwatts@miteksystems.com


Paya EFT, Inc


Paya EFT, Inc. - Fort Walton Beach, FL

Paya provides simple, secure technology options enabling businesses to accept payments, get paid faster and increase efficiency. Paya’s seamless payments platform delivers easy-to-use technology to support every stage of a business’ growth, today and tomorrow. Paya, with more than 100,000 clients and two decades of payments processing, offers adaptive solutions and technology expertise and is dedicated to driving the success of partners and customers.

Contact:  Bobbi Whitmer  (877) 454-3835  bobbi.whitmer@sage.com


Penn & Company

CPA, CFP - Dearborn, MI

Accounting and Financial Planning Services

Contact: Michael J Penn 9313) 278-5320 mike@penncpa.com


Prairie States Enterprises Inc

Health Benefits Administration - Chicago, IL

Come to Prairie States and you’ll enjoy cutting edge health benefits administration with a human touch. It’s a difference you’ll notice the very first moment we start working together and one you’ll wonder how you ever did without.

Contact: Joan Merlo  (312) 464-1888   jmerlo@prairieontheweb.com


ReliaFund Inc

Payment Processing and Services - Golden Valley, MN
More than just a payment processor, ReliaFund offers a number of services to automate your entire collection and deposit process.
Contact:  Gary Peterson  (763) 226-2000  gpeterson@reliafund.com

RLR Management Consulting, Inc.

RLR Mangement Consulting, Inc. - Palm Desert, CA [Rlr Management Color Logo]
With offices in Palm Desert, Calif. and Reno, Nev., RLR Management Consulting (RLR) is the industry’s longest tenured privately-owned consulting firm servicing community banks nationwide in four primary categories: Technology, Regulations/Compliance, Operations and M&A. A trusted consultancy and business advisor since 1988, RLR’s clientele includes community and regional banks of all sizes.
Contact:  Mitch Razook (760) 200-4800 mitch.razook@rlrmgmt.com

Sharetec Systems, Inc

Credit Union Software - Minneapolis, MN
An industry leader in the development of credit union software, Sharetec was founded in 1994 by four regional partners: Bradford-Scott Data Corporation, Data Systems of Texas, GBS andNorthern Data Systems. Research and development, sales, marketing and client support are provided by these partners’ dedicated Sharetec specialists within regional territories. In addition, Sharetec maintains a national software development center outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, where our highly trained software developers, quality assurance and documentation specialists support the partners and develop the Sharetec product. 
Contact:  Rick Ashbach   (651) 784-8584  rashbach@sharetec.com


Silicon Prairie Capital Partners

Silicon Prairie Capital Partners - St. Paul, MN

We help companies raise capital from both accredited and not yet accredited investors using regulation crowdfunding exemptions under Rule 147/147A including MNvest or MILE, as well as under REG-D Rules 504, 506b, 506c and the Small Corporate Offering Registration (SCOR) that can be filed in multiple states!

Contact: David Duccini    david.duccini@sppx.io


Solutran

Treasury Management Services - Minneapolis, MN
Since 1982 Solutran has provided a full range of customized treasury management solutions to organizations that process high-volume payment transactions. Our recent acquisition of FSMC, a division of MoneyGram, places Solutran as the industry leader in rebate and refund check processing as well as Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) payments processing on behalf of our state and retail clients. This acquisition strengthens our position as industry leaders focused on innovation and execution when delivering solutions to our clients.
Contact: Carmen Nordstrand   (763) 559-2225  cnordstrand@solutran.com

State of Minnesota

From bustling downtowns to untouched wilderness, pine forests to bluff country, and historic landmarks to modern-day attractions, Minnesota is incredibly diverse. If you’re looking for arts and culture, you’ll find it here. Places to reconnect with family and friends, we’ve got those, too
Contact: Cynthia Luebke Camp

StrataDefense

Network Security for Financial Institutions - Wausau, WI
Our technical experts at StrataDefense keep your company’s information security systems secure, and we are constantly developing proactive measures to avoid potential problems before hackers and examiners exploit them. We relieve the burden of IT security from our institutions, so you can focus on growing your business.
Contact: Matt Hildebrandt   (715) 842-7665   matth@stratadefense.com

Technical Systems processing

Technical Systems processing - New York, NY

We built the world’s safest Bitcoin custody platform, meeting the highest regulatory, audit, and governance standards. We leveraged our team’s decades of experience in institutional asset management to build out world-class execution capabilities to sit on top of our custody platform, ensuring best execution and the ability to execute large transactions.

Contact: Mark Gabriel  mark.gabriel@nydig.com


The Builders Group of MN

Employee Benefits - Eagan, MN
The Builders Group (TBG) was formed in 1997 by construction companies for the purpose of providing workers’ compensation coverage specifically geared for the construction industry. TBG is specially built for all residential and commercial construction related businesses in Minnesota.  This includes builders, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, and other businesses affiliated with the construction industry.
Contact: Jennifer Noble  (651) 389-1140   jnoble@tbgmn.com

The Copper River Group, Inc.

Financial Consulting - Fargo, ND
The Copper River Group is a financial consulting firm that believes in the benefits technological advancement has for streamlining business practices within the financial sector. Based out of Fargo, ND we offer financial services, consulting services, vendor contract negotiations, financial education, and up-to-date news on the financial industry through our blog, Beyond The Bank.
Contact:  Dan Fisher   (701) 293-6222   dan@copperwombat.com     

Third Party Payment Processors Association (TPPPA)

The Third Party Payment Processors Association (TPPPA) is a national not-for-profit industry association representing and promoting the interests of payment processors, their financial institutions and their merchants.

Contact: Marsha Jones membership@tpppa.org


Tranzpay, LLC

Revolutionizing payment acceptance for the 21st century - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Contact: Sara Duckett  844-872-6982  sduckett@nlrresources.com

Treasury Software

Treasury Software - Glen Allen, VA.

We started Treasury Software in 1999 because we believe that all businesses - regardless of size - deserve to have access to the electronic banking network. We are not just a software company - we are actively involved in the banking and ACH community.
We present at NACHA (the national association) conferences, XML initiatives, and regional ACH conferences. Treasury Software is a member of the NACHA Alliance (formerly CEBP).

We're also active in the general banking and financial community, presenting to the Association for Financial Professionals regional chapters, as well as maintaining our relationships with key banks, such as M&I Bank (now BMO Harris Bank) - since 2004. 

Contact:  (866) 226-5732 www.treasurysoftware.com


Vaassen, Pluemer CPAs, LLC

Accounting Firm - Platteville, WI 

Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Because our firm is relatively small, our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison.

Contact: Julie Pluemer (608) 348-9745   jpluemer@vpcpas.com


Vanco Payment Solutions

Vanco Payment Solutions - Bloomington, MN

Vanco Payment Solutions provides a complete range of payment services to the faith-based, nonprofit, professional services and education sectors

More than 30,000 clients trust Vanco as their payment processor. For 20 years, we‘ve been delivering electronic giving and payment solutions that make it easier for our clients to meet their financial needs. We‘re committed to helping you grow your organization or business for long-term success.

Contact:  (855) 704-4404 sales@vancopayments.com


Viking Client Services, Inc.

Debt Collections Agency - Eden Prairie, MN

With over more than 40 years in the collections industry, Viking offers a full range of recovery solutions for large, regional and community banks, insurance companies, debt buyers and other financial establishments across the United States.

Contact: Tom Johnson (952) 944-7575  tjohnson@vikingservice.com


Weinlander Fitzhugh

Certified Public Accountants & Consultants, Bay City, MI

Since 1944, Weinlander Fitzhugh has been providing clients with full service accounting and financial consulting. From their corporate office in Bay City, the firm has expanded to locations in Clare, Gladwin and West Branch. Currently, the firm has five partners and 45 employees, offering in-depth and personal service to a wide range of businesses and organizations. With more than seventy years of experience, WF has the expertise and insight to provide a complete range of services such as accounting, auditing, tax planning and preparation, payroll preparation, management consulting, retirement plan administration, financial planning and QuickBooks consulting.

Contact: Michael Phelps (989) 893-5577 michaelp@wf-cpas.com


Wex Health

At WEX Health, we simplify the business of healthcare. We do that through WEX Health Cloud, a cloud-based healthcare financial management platform that drives efficiency for benefit administration technology, consumer engagement, and advanced billing and payments
Contact:  Heather Christianson  (701) 893-0019 hchristianson@evolution1.com

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Winthrop & Weinstine is a full-service law firm that champions your legal interests in a timely, innovative and professional manner. Our firm energetically engages in every aspect of your legal matter and fully commits to assembling the best legal talent to counsel, advise and advance your interests. We hold close the values of excellence, integrity and community involvement.
Contact: Anton Moch  (612) 604-6871  amoch@wintrhop.com

Xcel Energy Inc.

Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electric and natural gas company, with annual revenues of $11.7 billion. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., we have regulated operations in eight Midwestern and Western states, and provide a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to approximately 3.5 million electricity customers and 2 million natural gas customers through four operating companies.

Contact: Eric Gray  (763) 337-2120  eric.v.gray@Xcelenergy.com