Strength In Partnerships

Save significant resources and time for your bank by using products and services available from businesses endorsed by MBA Bankers Service Corporation. An MBA endorsement means bankers can trust the products and services of these businesses.

MBA Bankers Service Corporation provides MBA-member banks access to quality products and services that will enhance your competitive standing. Companies endorsed by the MBA Bankers Service Corporation have been investigated by the board of directors comprised of Missouri bankers and MBA’s president. Because of MBA Bankers Service Corporation’s reputation for integrity and thorough due diligence, bankers can trust and value the products and services  awarded endorsement status.

Conducting business with MBA endorsed partners reaps benefits for your bank and MBA. Your bank directly benefits from substantial discounts and fee income opportunities. In addition, your support of MBA’s endorsed partners provides resources to the association that support MBA’s advocacy efforts to strengthen the banking industry in Missouri.

These respected companies have strong relationships with many MBA-member banks and have proven records of success in the Missouri banking industry. 

ABA Insurance Services







 
ABA Insurance Services serves the banking industry by offering D&O, bond and related insurance to community banks across the country. This unique bank-owned and banker-directed insurance program has been a market leader for nearly 30 years and is recognized by insurance and banking professionals as a secure, stable and affordable source of coverage. Property and casualty coverage also is available. Through the program’s mutual reinsurer, American Bankers Mutual Insurance Ltd., a distribution to banks has been declared for 25 consecutive years, totaling $80.1 million. 

For More Information
Contact Jason Bauer with Missouri Bankers Insurance Services at 573-230-2824 or Richard Flenner with ABA Insurance Services at 800-274-5222. 
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Bandura Systems is an industry leader and innovator of automated and simplified security technologies that significantly reduce your bank’s cyber risk while saving time and resources. Bandura offers patented security technologies — PoliWall®, ProACT™ and PoliCloud™ — that enable organizations to control their exposure to cyber threats. Its PoliWall® product sits in front of your bank’s existing firewall, reducing the attack surface up to 90 percent. The PoliWall® system leverages vast threat intelligence repositories, precision geo-IP blocking and blocklist automation to eliminate large amounts of threatening infrastructure from interacting with your environment. PoliWall® automatically updates and responds in real time to more than 100 million threat indicators ahead of your firewall  — optimizing the performance of your existing security architecture without slowing down your network. PoliWall® is available for a 30-day free trial.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Dee Baebler at 314-800-3613. 
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Colleges use
Campus Eye to engage students, faculty, staff and patrons by providing a safe, convenient tool to report campus safety issues. When school patrons see something, they can easily and safely “say something” using their smart phone and the Campus Eye mobile app. Each time the app is opened, users see your bank’s name and logo as the sponsor of the school’s Campus Eye. When a user taps your logo, they go to your bank’s website. Banks sponsoring the Campus Eye app also will receive a TextCaster mass notification application for communicating with your staff.
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Contact Ken Mazon at 816-268-2585.
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Deluxe

Deluxe Financial Services provides products and services that help financial institutions gain insight, create loyalty, grow revenue, increase security, leverage checks and build their brand. By combining extensive industry knowledge and experience with unmatched customer-facing solutions, Deluxe helps financial institutions achieve their most crucial business objectives. Deluxe offers several products for banks, including ID TheftBlock®, Customer Care Adventure and Banker’s Dashboard.
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    Contact Angie Simerda at 800-933-2211, ext. 156285 or 800-335-8931.
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    Discover Debit







    Discover® Debit is a better signature debit card program, putting the needs of banks first. It’s the only program that delivers superior economics, simplified rules, fee transparency and unmatched program flexibility. For cardholders, Discover® Debit offers fraud protection and convenience. With Discover® Debit, your bank can develop a more profitable debit program that makes your brand stand out. Discover® Debit is an offering of the PULSE Network, a Discover Company.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION

    Contact Mark Froemke at 605-336-3409.


    KeyState Captive Management LLC offers banks a captive program with potential enhanced risk management and permanent annual tax savings. Through its partnership with Crowe Horwath LLP, KeyState develops and implements a captive program based on each bank’s individual needs. KeyState Captive Management provides banks with innovative and independent services and expertise in risk management.

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    Contact Travis Holdman at 702-598-3738.
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    MBIS - Missouri Bankers Insurance Services
    Missouri Bankers Insurance Services, powered by Arthur J. Gallagher, is an MBA preferred provider. MBIS delivers tailored, turnkey risk management and insurance solutions specifically designed for community banks, giving bankers peace of mind. An independent agency, MBIS represents multiple insurance companies to ensure your bank receives the best coverage at the most competitive price.

    MBIS Portfolio

    • property
    • business income and extra expense
    • general liability
    • excess/umbrella liability
    • directors and officers liability
    • financial institution bond
    • excess FDIC coverage 
    • bankers professional liability
    • broad form company liability
    • lender liability
    • employment practices liability
    • collateral protection products
    • cyber coverage
    • privacy liability
    • trust services liability
    • commercial automobile
    • workers’ compensation
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    Contact Jason Bauer at 844-546-7034.


    myHomework

    myHomework is a cross-platform student planner that is changing students’ lives. By assisting in creating organizational and time management habits, myHomework helps students to achieve better grades as they develop positive life skills. Currently used by students at more than 30,000 schools nationwide, the myHomework app is the most popular student planner app. By sponsoring the myHomework app for local schools, banks can help put this tool into the hands of students in their local communities. The app offers a targeted marketing approach and may qualify for CRA credits.
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    Contact Keith Entzeroth at 314-348-8514.
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    Office Depot
     is the world’s leading seller of office supplies and an industry leader in every distribution channel — from retail stores and contract delivery to catalogs and e-commerce. MBA members can access a national account coalition, bringing tremendous buying power and exclusive discounts on office products your employees use every day. Purchasing products from paper to paper clips to paper towels reap significant savings for bank operations — as much as 80 percent off suggested retail prices. As an Office Depot customer, banks will have access to Office Depot’s exclusive Business Services Division website, strategic brand name partnerships and multibillion dollar buying power. 

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    Contact James Stealey at 314-359-1878. MBA-member banks and associate members may register for this Office Depot program online.
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    Promontory
    Chosen by more than 3,000 financial institutions nationwide, Promontory is the leading provider of FDIC-insured deposit placement services. Banks can use the company’s solutions—Insured Cash Sweep, or ICS; CDARS; IND; Yankee Sweep; Bank Assetpoint; and Residential Mortgage Network — to build multi-million-dollar relationships, reduce collateral requirements, purchase funding, manage liquidity, or buy or sell loans. Find out how Promontory can help your bank to manage its balance sheet more profitably. 
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    Contact Patrick Melland at 866-776-6426.
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    Local law enforcement agencies use the Public Eye mobile app to report safety-related issues in their communities. Public Eye opens an effective line of communication between citizens and local government authorities. Its dashboard lets citizens submit safety-related reports to law enforcement. Reports can include crime tips and maybe submitted anonymously. Missouri banks sponsoring Public Eye have their logos included on the main screen of the mobile app. When users tap the bank’s logo, they will be taken to a Web page chosen by the bank.  

    For More Information

    Contact Ken Mazon at 816-268-2585.








    Purple Wave is an auction service that creates liquidity for borrowers and lenders working through a variety of financial situations. Purple Wave specializes in liquidating equipment and vehicles through no-reserve public internet auctions — providing the easiest and most straightforward way to buy and sell used equipment quickly and efficiently. The Purple Wave approach to auction maintains the traditional auction experience for buyers and sellers, but affords the convenience that comes with the internet. From marketing and listing your assets to selling and collecting payment, sellers benefit from a full-service experience. In addition, Purple Wave does not require equipment be moved from the seller’s location, which saves the seller time and money.
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    Contact Dave Sommers at 785-313-2094.
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    The first program of its kind to be offered to businesses through banking channels, MTSI-Re$ubmitIt addresses the unique concerns of financial institutions. Re$ubmitIt offers electronic solutions for returned deposit items, which helps your commercial account holders significantly increase collections of nonsufficient fund items. This fully-automated service is free to businesses, providing a new income stream for your bank.

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    Contact Mel Ora at 727-499-7002, ext. 103.


    S&P Global Market Intelligence
    At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. For community banks, we offer solutions to help bankers evaluate market opportunities, manage risk and maximize performance.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION

    Contact Claiborne Kitchin, vice president of global channel partnerships and alliances, at 617-530-8139.
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    SBS CyberSecurity LLC is a premier cybersecurity consulting and audit firm. Since 2004, SBS has been dedicated to assisting organizations with the implementation of valuable risk management programs and to mitigating cybersecurity risks. The company has provided cybersecurity solutions to more than 1,300 organizations across the United States and abroad, including financial institutions ranging in asset size from $12 million to more than $20 billion. 

    SBS delivers unique, turnkey solutions tailored to each client’s needs, including cybersecurity risk management software, consulting services, network security, IT audit, and education. SBS CyberSecurity empowers customers to make more informed security decisions and trust the safety of their data. 

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    Contact Dennis Sparrow at 314-276-4610.
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    Shred-It

    Shred-It Document Destruction Services helps banks develop and implement cost-effective, secure and compliant document destruction solutions. Through its customized service options for banks, Shred-It’s AAA NAID certified destruction solutions provide banks with secure mobile or off-site document destruction, and the Proof of Service Tracking uses bar coding and scanning technology to ensure accuracy for document destruction. In addition, the Certificate of Destruction provides banks with a legal audit trail (chain of custody). Shred-It leads the industry in environmental sustainability with its 100 percent rating for recycled document destruction.

    For More Information
    Contact Ashley Willis at 314-595-5200.
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    Financial institutions choose Strunk for its Overdraft Privilege Service because Strunk has developed the right answers to questions on communicating with customers and providing better service, managing compliance and effectively controlling losses and charge-offs. Strunk’s Value Checking Program combines identity theft protection and credit score reporting with the bank’s checking account services to create a value-added service highly valued by the banks’ customers. Its Enterprise Risk Management solution substantially reduces the time and money spent on risk assessments for all areas of a bank. The program covers all eight categories of risk, including credit, interest rate, price, operational, liquidity, compliance, reputation and strategic risk. Strunk’s Enterprise Risk Management system is tailored to your bank, meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. Strunk does the first risk assessment for your bank and provides resources that enable your bank to conduct risk assessments in hours rather than days or weeks. Strunk works closely with its clients to ensure that all programs are implemented successfully. 
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    Contact Mike Sobba at 816-225-8793.





    StoneCastle Financial Corp. is the first public investment company specifically established to invest in community banks that have experienced management teams, stable earnings, sustainable markets and growth opportunities. StoneCastle provides permanent, nonvoting, efficiently priced passive capital for community banks. Eligible banks are bank holding companies, commercial banks and savings institutions, each typically with less than $10 billion of total assets; and public and private entities. For banks considering a capital raise to support acquisitions or organic growth or to provide liquidity to shareholders, StoneCastle is ready to review your capital needs and strategic goals. 
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    Call 888-295-7410.
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    Missouri banks sponsor the use of TextCaster® by local school districts to promote goodwill and enhance the way schools communicate with parents, students, faculty and staff in the communities they serve. Schools use TextCaster® to reach patrons quickly via text messages and emails with timely, valuable information on emergencies, school closings and early dismissals. Banks sponsoring TextCaster® for schools gain a unique competitive advantage in their community. Messages sent by the school will include the bank’s name as the sponsor. In addition, schools that use the mobile web feature from TextCaster® will feature the bank’s logo on every published mobile web story.
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    Contact Ken Mazon at 816-268-2585.
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    Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions LLC is dedicated to helping your bank succeed in the fiercely competitive retirement services industry. Working hand-in-hand with your bank, Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions develops tailored solutions that produce measurable bottom-line results through decreased compliance exposure and increased acquisition and retention of retirement plan assets.

    For More Information
    Contact Ben Norquist at 218-824-4900 or 866-388-4900.


    Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions LLC

    Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions LLC is dedicated to helping your bank succeed in the fiercely competitive retirement services industry. Working hand-in-hand with your bank, Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions develops tailored solutions that produce measurable bottom-line results through decreased compliance exposure and increased acquisition and retention of retirement plan assets.

    For More Information
    Contact Ben Norquist at 218-824-4900 or 866-388-4900.


    Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions LLC

    Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions LLC is dedicated to helping your bank succeed in the fiercely competitive retirement services industry. Working hand-in-hand with your bank, Convergent Retirement Plan Solutions develops tailored solutions that produce measurable bottom-line results through decreased compliance exposure and increased acquisition and retention of retirement plan assets.

    For More Information
    Contact Ben Norquist at 218-824-4900 or 866-388-4900.

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