StrategyCorps Named a “2018 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology” by American Banker and Best Companies Group

StrategyCorps Named a “2018 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology” by American Banker and Best Companies Group

StrategyCorps was recently named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology by American Banker and Best Companies Group. This awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the 20 best employers in the financial technology industry that are benefiting the industry’s economy, workforce and businesses.

BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference Presentation from StrategyCorps: The Amazon Prime Effect

BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference Presentation from StrategyCorps: The Amazon Prime Effect

At this year’s BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Dave DeFazio, partner at StrategyCorps, will host a breakout session titled, “The Amazon Prime Effect.” As subscription services are quickly becoming the dominant strategy of today’s best retailers, bankers have a duty to understand this trend and drive their bank beyond just transactions to connect better with modern consumers.

New Research Commissioned by StrategyCorps Reveals Consumer Attitudes Towards “Amazon Prime” of Checking Accounts

New Research Commissioned by StrategyCorps Reveals Consumer Attitudes Towards “Amazon Prime” of Checking Accounts

In a recent study by Ron Shevlin of Cornerstone Advisors, commissioned by StrategyCorps, consumers are asked about their interest in a hypothetical Amazon-offered checking account bundle, and the results reveal a meaningful lesson to banks and credit unions – consumers are willing to pay for value in banking products.

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

"Companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Starbucks are changing the way that customers expect things to work in the mobile world.”

Don't miss Dave DeFazio's upcoming presentation at the WBA Bank Executives Conference, plus get a preview from Wisconsin Banker's recent article on defining disruption in the banking industry.

StrategyCorps Receives BankNews Innovative Solutions Award Recognizing BaZing Mobile App

StrategyCorps Receives BankNews Innovative Solutions Award Recognizing BaZing Mobile App

We're excited to announce our win in the BankNews Innovative Solution Awards! Our BaZing mobile app was voted #1 Digital Banking Solution, an award to recognize companies that have significantly enhanced products designed to help financial institutions become more efficient, expand their capabilities and better serve their customers.  

StrategyCorps Expert Available, ABA Bank Marketing Conference Presenter: The Amazon Prime Effect: Surviving in the New Subscription Society

StrategyCorps Expert Available, ABA Bank Marketing Conference Presenter: The Amazon Prime Effect: Surviving in the New Subscription Society

In conjunction with this year’s ABA Bank Marketing Conference, Dave DeFazio, partner at StrategyCorps, will host a breakout session titled, “The Amazon Prime Effect: Surviving in the New Subscription Society.”

As part of the session, DeFazio will explore:
• How Amazon’s Alexa and Bank of America’s Erica have created the year of hands free banking;
• How companies like Amazon create wildly popular user experiences that have led to 85 million people in the U.S. with paid Prime accounts;
• New consumer research videos to take you into the mind of the customer.

From Deals on Checking to Deals Through Checking: How One Bank Leveraged Fintech for a Major Account Win

From Deals on Checking to Deals Through Checking: How One Bank Leveraged Fintech for a Major Account Win

View the BAI Banking Strategies Executive Report and learn more about how our client Southern Bank changed course in the era of ubiquitous free checking, and how they instead added value to their checking accounts and increased their non-interest income. 

Expert Available, CU Directors Conference Presenter: Mobile Banking: 3 Things Every CU Should be Doing to Compete

In conjunction with this year’s 40th Directors and CEOs Leadership Convention, Dave DeFazio, Partner at StrategyCorps, will host a breakout session titled, “Mobile Banking: 3 Things Every CU Should be Doing to Compete.” While this question has been asked amongst the financial industry for more than a decade, the answers have continuously evolved and now change faster than ever.

StrategyCorps’ BaZing App Offers Record Number of Local Merchant Deals, More Than 360,000 Nationwide

StrategyCorps’ BaZing App Offers Record Number of Local Merchant Deals, More Than 360,000 Nationwide

StrategyCorps today announced that its local merchant discount network, provided through its rewards-based mobile app BaZing, has grown to an all-time high in terms of participation. The bank customers and credit union members of StrategyCorps’ financial institutions using the app can now access more than 360,000 discounts nationwide wherever they live, work or travel.

StrategyCorps Receives CFO Tech Outlook Award

StrategyCorps Receives CFO Tech Outlook Award

StrategyCorps has made the list of CFO Outlook Magazine’s Top 10 Finance Technology Solutions Providers for 2017. The award recognizes technology providers who offer innovative solutions that empower banks and credit unions to meet their organizational goals without sacrificing quality or jeopardizing compliance. Learn more about why StrategyCorps made the list, including insight from our managing partner Mike Branton.

StrategyCorps Receives Multiple Awards, Including “Special Event,” at United Way of Williamson County’s Annual Awards Event

StrategyCorps Receives Multiple Awards, Including “Special Event,” at United Way of Williamson County’s Annual Awards Event

StrategyCorps has been recognized by the United Way of Williamson County for their work on behalf of the nonprofit. The company received the “Special Event Award” and multiple other awards for their 2016 campaign at the United Way of Williamson County’s annual awards event, which took place earlier this month.

Connecting with Mobile and Millennials

“If you believe mobile services and Millennials are important to the future of our industry, we’ve got to do a better job of learning their language,” he said.

DeFazio showed numerous examples of experience-based mobile apps that are changing the way the financial industry works. “Experience trumps service,” he reiterated time and again, driving home the point that mobile users care more about the experiences offered through their apps than they do the types of services.

StrategyCorps Expands Management Team, Hires Emily Harrington as West Coast Regional Director

StrategyCorps Expands Management Team, Hires Emily Harrington as West Coast Regional Director

StrategyCorps has recently expanded their management team with the addition of Emily Harrington as West Coast Regional Director. Harrington will lead StrategyCorps’ sales strategy in California, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana and Utah. She will also guide product implementation, marketing and launch to aid the development of active working partnerships with the company’s clients.

StrategyCorps Expert Available, Washington Bankers Association Marketing Conference Encore Presentation Webinar: What’s Next for Mobile Banking?

In conjunction with his recent presentation at the Washington Bankers Association Marketing Conference, Dave DeFazio, Partner at StrategyCorps, will host a webinar titled, “What’s Next for Mobile Banking?” While the financial industry has asked this question for over a decade, the answers have continuously evolved.