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BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference

BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference

At this year’s BankDirector Acquire or Be Acquired Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Dave DeFazio, partner at StrategyCorps, will host a breakout session titled, “Planet of the Apps.” With millions of users, digital innovators like Venmo, Square, and PayPal are redefining banking experiences and changing the way consumers shop for and acquire financial services.

The Financial Brand Forum Conference Presentation from StrategyCorps: The Amazon Prime Effect

The Financial Brand Forum Conference Presentation from StrategyCorps: The Amazon Prime Effect

Dave DeFazio will present "The Amazon Prime Effect: New Mobile Strategies and Pricing Models for Financial Marketers" at this year's Financial Brand Forum in Vegas: May 7 at 4 pm.

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.  

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.

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.

StrategyCorps' 2017 Checking Performance Study: Fix and Grow the 35% of Small/Low Relationship Accounts: Protect and Grow the Others

Our second annual Consumer Checking Financial Performance Report provides detailed analysis on more than 4.5 million checking account relationships incorporating over 600 million data points using the database from our CheckingScore analytical solution. The result is the most insightful and actionable information on consumer checking for financial institutions to use in benchmarking their own performance and to incorporate into their product and checking line-up decision-making.

StrategyCorps Gains Seven Financial Institution Customers

We've recently added seven outstanding new bank and credit union clients! Including People's Bank, Rio Grande Valley Credit Union, Central National Bank, Heritage Bank and more. Learn more about these partnerships and how we've grown the financial contribution of their checking portfolios and modernized their checking products.

“With StrategyCorps, we’ve been able to streamline our account types to be the most valuable and efficient for our customers, which has not only helped us successfully meet their needs, but also the unique goals of our institution.” - Amanda Rolfs, Marketing Manager for Central National Bank

Expert Available, Acquire or Be Acquired Conference Presenter: The Digital Leadership Test

In conjunction with this year’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference, Dave DeFazio, Partner at StrategyCorps, will host a breakout session titled, “The Digital Leadership Test,” which will allow attendees to put their digital knowledge to the test by revealing their understanding of today’s most in-demand apps, as well as how their own institution’s current digital offerings measure up to the rest of the industry.

StrategyCorps Expert Available, The Cornerstone Credit Union League Marketing and Business Development Conference Encore Presentation Webinar: The Digital Leadership Test

In conjunction with Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union and the Cornerstone Credit Union League, Dave DeFazio, Partner at Strategy Corps, will host an encore presentation webinar of his recent conference session titled, “The Digital Leadership Test.” Digital channels such as mobile apps have changed the way companies connect with consumers, and credit unions will have to adapt to the digital landscape in order to remain competitive in their markets.