Certified Federal Credit Union Makes Switch to Harland Financial Solutions Core System; Teachers Federal Credit Union Renews

Tue May 5, 2009 9:54am EDT

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UltraData® Enterprise Selected to Drive Efficiency, Retention and Growth
LAKE MARY, Fla.--(Business Wire)--
Continuing its momentum in credit union core enterprise deals, Harland Financial
Solutions announced that its UltraData® Enterprise system has been selected by
Certified Federal Credit Union. UltraData Enterpriseis a real-time core
processing system with powerful integrated applications for lending, retail and
branch operations, electronic banking, and marketing to deliver the most
up-to-date information for member-service and sales functions. 

Certified Federal Credit Union (FCU), located in the City of Commerce,
California, will utilize UltraData Enterprise in-house to serve its growing
membership, which originated with grocery industry employees. Among Certified
FCU`s reasons for selecting Harland Financial Solutions is the company`s ability
to deliver on all technology requirements. 

"The breadth of solutions from Harland Financial Solutions combined with the
company`s expertise in the credit union industry was the driving force behind
our decision," said Phyllis Webb, vice president of operations at Certified FCU.
"We were in search of a true partner to help drive our focus on efficiency,
retention and growth. With Harland Financial Solutions, we have found that
partner and look forward to a long and prosperous relationship." 

A current user of Harland Financial Solutions` Cavion® Internet Banking,
Certified FCU will implement additional Harland Financial Solutions
applications, including its FMS Financial Management Board Reporting, and will
convert to UltraData Enterprise in July of this year. 

The UltraData Enterprise system from Harland Financial Solutions is a popular
solution among credit unions. More than 30 UltraData clients have renewed their
contracts in the past year. One example is the $2.8 billion in assets Teachers
Federal Credit Union (FCU) in Farmingville, New York. It recently renewed its
contract for UltraData Enterprise to serve its nearly 200,000 members. 

"The strong partnership that Teachers has had with Harland Financial Solutions
over the years has enabled us to attain our annual goals," said Bob Allen,
president and CEO of Teachers FCU. "As we continue to grow our membership, we
remain committed to adding new products and services to support our growth and
rely on Harland Financial Solutions to provide the necessary solutions to
sustain our success." 

"During these challenging economic times, it is critical for us to demonstrate
our ability to deliver visible results that provide our clients a quick return
on their investment," said David McConney, executive vice president and general
manager of the Credit Union Core Systems group for Harland Financial Solutions.
"Our focus continues to be on how our technology can help our clients serve
their members better, provide operational efficiencies, promote growth and help
manage risk. With these areas as our priorities, we can ensure we retain a loyal
and successful client base, which is our primary goal." 

Harland Financial Solutions delivers UltraData Enterprise in both an in-house
and outsourced environment to hundreds of credit unions nationwide. Harland
Financial Solutions` Enterprise Services Center delivers UltraData Enterprise as
an online service bureau offering to more than 200 credit unions nationwide.
Located in West Des Moines, Iowa, the Enterprise Services Center is a
state-of-the-art data center, providing unparalleled data protection, consistent
service and technical expertise 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 

About Certified Federal Credit Union

Certified Federal Credit Union began in 1949 when a group of Certified Grocers
of Southern California (United Grocers) employees formed a financial cooperative
dedicated to serving the needs of the grocery industry employees. The
cooperative was owned and operated by the same people it served. Fifty-nine
years, 8,600 active members, and $52 million in assets later, Certified Federal
Credit Union has continually renewed its commitment to the community and its
members, primarily the California grocery industry employees. 

About Teachers Federal Credit Union

Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) provides more personal financial services
to more than 194,000 members and with over $2.8 billion in assets, is one of the
largest credit unions in the country. 

About Harland Financial Solutions

Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. (www.harlandfinancialsolutions.com) supplies
software and services to thousands of financial institutions of all sizes,
offering its solutions in both an in-house and service bureau environment. It is
a leader in core systems, item processing, enterprise content management, branch
automation, customer relationship management, business intelligence, origination
and document solutions, risk management, compliance training, financial
accounting, open documents, mortgage solutions, electronic funds transfer (EFT),
electronic banking and advisory services. The company is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings Corp., which also owns Harland Clarke and
Scantron. 

The information contained in this press release is accurate at the time of
publication. However, service offerings and availability, relationships,
contacts and other specified information may change over time.



Harland Financial Solutions
Stacey Leone, 800-778-5667, x6653
Director, Public Relations
stacey.leone@harlandfs.com



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