MDT would like to thank all of you who attended MDT Connect 2015, our annual client conference, May 4-6 in Southfield, Michigan. It was a pleasure to host both clients and business partners – you were instrumental to the success of the conference!
Here are some statistics about the conference:
- 101 credit union representatives participated
- They represented 44 credit unions from 16 states
- 56% are from credit unions in Michigan
- 44% are from credit unions in other states
- Most attendees from one credit union = 5
- 70% of all credit unions sent more than 1 attendee
- Over 25% of the attendees were C-level personnel
- Another 27% were other credit union executives
- We also had 1 prospect in attendance
Our business partners:
- 20 of our business partners supported our conference by exhibiting in our vendor hall, speaking in a session, and/or sponsoring an event
- 35 representatives of our partner organizations were present at the conference
The conference itself:
- 2 fun events were offered this year: golf and a trip to the Henry Ford Museum and Rouge Factory Tour
- 9 networking opportunities ranging in length from 1/2 hour to 3 hours were included in the schedule
- 16 different information sessions were offered
We look forward to hosting you next year!
Member Driven Technologies Announces the First Two Conversions of 2015: Extra Credit Union and Sky Federal Credit Union
Farmington Hills, MI – February 5, 2015 – Member Driven Technologies (MDT) is proud to announce the conversions of Extra Credit Union in Warren, MI, and Sky Federal Credit Union in Livingston, MT. Both credit unions converted their core processing to Symitar Episys via the Member Driven Technologies (MDT) credit union-owned service organization (CUSO) solution on January 1, 2015.
Deidra M. Williams, Extra Credit Union’s President/CEO says that their conversion was "very successful and easy!" She goes on to say:
"The credit union worked very hard throughout 2014 to be prepared for our conversion over year-end. With the direction and support of MDT, the conversion project was very detailed, organized, and timely. During the actual conversion, it was the support of the entire MDT team that made the process very smooth and on target. It was a pleasure working with the MDT team and Extra Credit Union looks forward to our partnership!"
Annamarie DeYoung, Sky Federal Credit Union's President/CEO had this to say about their conversion:
"I feel that the conversion was a huge success!!! The MDT Team did an exceptional job!!"
"I can verify that everything that MDT discussed regarding our conversion, from the introductory meetings, came to fruition. The timeline that was mapped out, the expectations that were expressed from the initial meetings with regards to surveys, training, SME's, testing and actual conversion and the importance of each happened according to the plan, so there were really no surprises."
"Our MDT conversion project manager was exceptional and very professional. The conversion team was a pleasure to work with. It was a whirlwind - but organized!! MDT knew what they were doing!"
Extra Credit Union ( www.extracreditunion.org ) was founded in 1954 by a group of educators with $856 in assets. Today, with two full-service offices in Warren and Sterling Heights, Michigan, Extra CU has more than 19,000 members with $193 Million is assets. Extra Credit Union works with the local community and educators to provide hands-on learning, financial fundamentals, and customized services to help students and educators make good financial decisions. In addition, ECU provides solution-based lending and credit education programs to open possibilities to people of all credit backgrounds. Deidra M. Williams serves as their President/CEO.
Sky Federal Credit Union ( www.skyfcu.org ), with three offices in Livingston, Belgrade and Bozeman, Montana, is a community-chartered, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Founded in 1935, Sky FCU serves anyone who lives, works, or worships in Montana’s Park, Gallatin or Sweet Grass counties. They currently have over 8,400 members with $89 Million in assets. Annamarie DeYoung serves as President/CEO.
Member Driven Technologies - Member Driven Technologies, a Michigan-based credit union-owned service organization, was started by a group of Michigan credit unions in early 2003. Since that time, MDT has provided cost-effective, innovative IT solutions to credit unions throughout the United States. MDT has five offices in the U.S. – three in Michigan and two in Montana – and currently serves 151 clients in 27 states. MDT performs processing for over 1.8 million members, with combined assets of $17.5 billion. Larry Nichols serves as President/CEO. For more information, visit: www.mdtmi.com.