SHAZAM celebrates Community Banking Month and the many relationships we've built
posted by Paul Waltz on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in SHAZAM Blog
April is Community Banking Month, and a time SHAZAM reflects on and celebrates the personal, long-term relationships we’ve built nationwide. We’re a full-service provider dedicated to our clients. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve welcomed 20 financial institutions to the SHAZAM circle of products and services.
Community banks do important work and are vital, enabling local businesses and neighborhoods to thrive. SHAZAM is poised to help community financial institutions of all sizes be the best they can be, so everyone wins. From local farms to main street to small businesses, community banks connect people to their neighbors, giving everyone a stake in their shared success.
• Comprise 99% of all banks
• Provide more than 60% of all small business loans
• Make more than 80% of agricultural loans
• Have more than 50,000 locations nationwide
• Employ nearly 750,000 people
Source: ICBA https://www.icba.org/about/community-banking
SHAZAM’s simple mission guides our work: Strengthening community financial institutions. We understand that community banks face rapidly changing technology, shifting consumer behaviors, governmental programs, and new waves of industry regulations. To solve these challenges, SHAZAM offers innovative payment solutions, proactive fraud prevention, security services, a core solution and so much more. And, the SHAZAM Payments Network is one of the most secure and reliable in the nation.
As your trusted partner, we have your back. SHAZAM makes it our business to be a vocal advocate for community banks. You may be interested to know we have a government relations division focused on payments advocacy and education. SHAZAM’s commitment to being at the table ensures banks of all sizes are heard.
Bottom line, we ensure our clients have the products and services they demand and expect as they serve their next generation of consumers.
About the Author
Paul’s involvement with SHAZAM began in 1999 when he joined the SHAZAM / ITS, Inc. board of directors. He participated on the board’s executive committee for 10 years and served as board chairman from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, Paul was named executive vice president and chief operating o
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