DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Burbank, Calif.-based UMe Credit Union, with over $300 million in assets, has partnered with digital banking provider Bankjoy to offer its members a premier online and mobile banking experience. order.
The UMe Credit Union was formed in 1940 by a group of teachers from the Burbank Unified School District, establishing themselves as the Burbank Teachers Federal Credit Union. Today, UMe Credit Union has grown to serve more than 16,000 members in the Burbank area. Throughout the history of the credit union, UMe has remained focused on maintaining strong relationships with its members and meeting their financial needs.
By partnering with Bankjoy, UMe is able to further its mission and enable its members to easily manage their finances digitally, as UMe members can access Bankjoy’s digital banking platform, which includes services mobile and online banking, as well as other advanced features. UMe chose Bankjoy over other digital banking providers because of Bankjoy’s ability to customize the platform to align with UMe’s fun and distinct brand that sets the credit union apart from other service providers financial. Bankjoy also stood out due to the company’s future vision for its digital banking platform and the strong relationships established between the two organizations and their management teams.
“UMe Credit Union has deep roots in the local Burbank community and we have always valued our strong and personal relationships with our members. We aim to continue this tradition while finding new and better ways to meet the financial needs of our members,” said Robert Einstein, CEO of UMe Credit Union. “Bankjoy helps us achieve this goal by providing our members with a modern digital banking experience that makes it easier and easier to manage their finances.”
Bankjoy’s platform will integrate directly with UMe Credit Union’s core banking system via Jack Henry™. Bankjoy currently supports over 60 integrations with various third-party providers and other major banking platforms. With Bankjoy’s proven integration capabilities, UMe Credit Union members will enjoy a seamless digital banking experience across multiple channels.
“Jack Henry strives to ensure that our credit union customers are able to quickly and easily deploy the technology products they need by making it as easy as possible to connect to our core platform,” said Shanon. McLachlan, president of Jack Henry Credit Union Solutions. “We are proud to partner with Bankjoy and enable our customers to deliver exceptional products that have a positive impact on the financial lives of their members.”
“To deliver a superior member experience to today’s generation of consumers, a fully integrated and feature-rich digital banking platform is essential. Recent research shows that over 43% of consumers in the United States have changed their primary financial institution for reasons related to mobile banking and 35% have changed for reasons related to online banking,” said Michael Duncan , CEO of Bankjoy. “UMe Credit Union is focused on providing the latest digital tools and mobile banking features that members want. Our team at Bankjoy is proud to help facilitate this with our digital banking platform and we look forward to serving UMe and its members.
Detroit-based fintech Bankjoy provides modern banking technology, including membership app, online banking, mobile banking, online loan application, conversational AI, statements and more. The company prides itself on creating beautiful products with advanced functionality, simple navigation, modern look and feel, and world-class user experiences shaped by talking to users. Bankjoy is a company backed by Y Combinator, Bessemer Venture Partner and CheckAlt. For more information, visit www.bankjoy.com.