Preferred Providers

IBC PREFERRED PROVIDERS

The Independent Bankers of Colorado, after careful consideration, have selected the following companies as preferred providers.  They offer products and services at substantial savings to IBC Members.

Harland Clarke

Harland is one of the nation’s leading providers of marketing services to the financial industry. Effective September, 1995 the IBC/Harland program was expanded to include more products and services provided by Harland.

IBC/Harland Program

  • The Check Program includes:
    • Discounts on personal and business checks
    • New account kits provided at no charge
    • SuperLink automated order entry installed and staff training provided at no charge
  • Other Harland services include:
    • Decision Support Services for determining account, customer, and household profitability;sales tracking; pricing models; CRA compliance
    • Direct Marketing Services for targeted and attractive bank product offerings
    • Platform automation, loan and mortgage origination software
    • ATM, debit and credit cards
    • MICR desktop printing of temporary checks, loan coupons and official checks
    • Survey Services for measuring customer satisfaction

Note: Your bank must be an IBC member and have a contractual relationship with Harland to receive product discounts.

Please contact Customer Support at Harland to be put in touch with your Sales Executive. Phone: (800) 525-8848.

 

Vantiv (formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions)

We’re Vantiv. Our experienced professionals develop innovative payment processing solutions. We’ll work with you to develop programs and tools that simplify your payment strategies, while providing you with new sources of revenue. Our people, technology, and partnerships are the Vantiv difference.

What Vantiv Can Do For You
Vantiv’s payment processing services are easy to implement and use. Our products and services can help you and your cardholders settle transactions securely, accurately, and quickly. That’s reliability. That builds confidence. And that’s a competitive edge.

Card Issuing
We offer payment solutions that can be customized to your needs. Our debit services allow you to process all types of transactions on a single platform. And, our credit processing services can help you optimize revenue and reduce risk. Or we can partner with you to build a new revenue stream and reach a new audience with turnkey prepaid solutions. Our card issuing services are easy to manage and easy to implement.

ATM Driving/Surcharge Free Access
Drive new revenue with the help of Vantiv’s self-directed and managed ATM services. Choose our turnkey ATM services that give access to all our products or you can pick the ones you need. ATMs are a convenient way to strengthen relationships and build your brand. Vantiv is the engine behind the IBC’s Surcharge Free ATM Network. We also provide affordable access to several nationwide surcharge free ATM programs.

Fraud Mitigation
Our fraud tools allow you to implement up-to-the-minute strategies, helping your cardholders stay protected anytime, anywhere. Vantiv’s experts are available 24/7 to support your customized solution. Or you can turn it over to us and we’ll manage fraud from start to finish.

Merchant Services
Today’s financial institutions are in a unique position to create opportunities for your business partners. You have the ability to offer payment processing services that can reinforce and grow your key client relationships while capturing new revenue.

Advisory Services
Vantiv’s payment specialists help develop strategies to grow your debit and credit portfolios. We have powerful tools that analyze cardholder trends. And our attractive loyalty programs and reward offers can build the strength of your brand.

During these tumultuous times, you need an industry expert as your EFT partner. Please contact Heidi Shipp Saba at 303.399.8929 or heidi.saba@vantiv.com today to have her create a Card & ATM portfolio analysis for your bank.  Heidi has been in the EFT arena for nearly 18 years and she is committed to helping Colorado’s community banks. Vantiv (formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions) partners with banks across the nation to maximize revenue streams to enhance Net Interest Income (NII). We also understand the importance of customer service and ongoing industry education.

Vantiv is the Preferred Provider of ATM, Debit and Credit Card services to the Independent Bankers of Colorado and powers the IBC’s Surcharge Free ATM Network across Colorado.

Let’s discuss your future success. Visit us at www.vantiv.com.

AutoNational Direct

AutoNation Direct – The Future of Car Buying

AutoNation Direct provides your business and consumer banking customers with a simple and easy way of researching, locating and acquiring a new or pre-owned vehicle without the hassle, negotiations or games often played when purchasing a vehicle. AutoNation Direct will integrate seamlessly into your bank’s lending process– increasing loan closing ratios and customer satisfaction levels. It’s a completely unique approach that represents the future of car buying.

SHOPPING WITH A PERSONAL AUTO CONSULTANT

Customer browse our selection of vehicles at a website branded for your bank
A Personal Auto Consultant is assigned to each customer
Consultants are available by phone or online seven days per week
Details on availability, pricing, incentives and brand comparisons are provided up-front
Guaranteed trade-in values are provided up-front and online

SELECTION FROM THE NATION’S LARGEST INVENTORY

As a subsidiary of AutoNation, Inc. — America’s largest auto retailer on and off the web – we provide the largest vehicle inventory in the nation – featuring every major brand.

More than 70,000 vehicles
New and pre-owned
All major brands via one convenient source
Up-front pricing posted online
Every vehicle comes with a three-day, 150-mile money-back guarantee

TOTAL TRANSPARENCY

What makes us different? The way our customers feel. AutoNation Direct customers consistently report a unique and pleasurable buying experience. We share information up-front, fulfilling a commitment to total transparency and an unbiased position to the brand or model of vehicle. In fact 97% of our customers say they would recommend us to a friend. So you can feel free to recommend us to your customers.

To learn more about the future of car buying, contact Jane Clift at 877-600-3011 x 1401 or cliftj9@autonation.com.

Integrated Bank Technology

Our commitment to the needs of community financial institutions has solidified us as a premier financial solutions provider. The IBE application has revolutionized the banking industry with its one of a kind software and service by allowing community financial an institution to take advantage of superior technology that levels the competitive field with the national competition.  Furthermore, the affordability of IBE not only allows community financial institutions to provide competitive products and services but also enables them to use processes that national institutions typically are not able to deploy due to cost and scalability.  The ability of our clients to surpass the capabilities of Tier 1 competition is what has made IBT the ‘go to’ provider of financial institution software solutions in the industry.  For more information contact Dan Baker at 303-308-9930 x210 or www.ibanktech.net.

AccuSource Solutions, Safeguard Distributor

AccuSource Solutions provides an innovative purchasing and management service for the printing and supplies area of your institution that will immediately help you save on the cost of office products, reduce administrative paperwork and increase control over supply expenditures.

With no obligation or cost to the financial institution, AccuSource Solutions will provide a detailed evaluation of your current costs associated with purchasing, storing, distributing and accounting for all your supplies.

For more information please contact Chuck Allor at 800-992-0304 or cjallor@comcast.net.

Bankers’ Bank of the West

The BBW Bank Card Division, which began offering merchant services to community banks in 1992, is the current provider for more than 3,600 merchants in the Rocky Mountain, Great Plains and western states region. Although many IBC members are well aware of BBW’s bankcard expertise and commitment to customer service, you might not know that:

The BBW “direct” merchant services program is risk-free to the community bank.

  • Banks using BBW merchant services participate in 100% of interchange sales volume with an earning potential of up to .50% of volume.
  •  As a non-competing partner of community banks, BBW never solicits business from its bank customers, nor does it give preferential pricing to one merchant services customer bank over another.
  • On-site training for the employees of its merchant bank customers is offered by BBW at no charge.
  • Turnaround on new account approvals can be as short as 24 hours from the time the completed application is received.
  • BBW accommodates all available processing solutions including desktop terminals via analog or Ethernet; virtual terminals; online stores; and wireless and third-party gateway solutions.
  • Once your merchant is processing on the BBW program, that merchant can receive funding the following business day through its account at your community bank.
  • Merchants and community bank customers alike are supported by knowledgeable, reliable customer service from help desk professionals and BBW staff.

For more information please contact Mary Ann Elliott-Supples at 303-391-3700.