FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ICBA/Fidelity Team to Tailor Community Bank Operations
Fidelity National Information Services Scales Processing to Fit Community Bank Needs
Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2007)—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) has selected Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) as the ICBA Preferred Service Provider for a community bank's core and item processing systems. Under this agreement, ICBA will exclusively recommend FIS for core and item processing needs.
"This relationship expands our member banks' ability to provide community banking customers with even better banking services," said Camden Fine, ICBA president and CEO. "FIS has successfully served the needs of community banks for more than 30 years. ICBA is extremely pleased to establish this relationship with an industry leader who can successfully scale operations for community banks of all sizes."
Tapping FIS for core and item processing solutions expands ICBA's ability to offer a total and integrated operations package to community banks. It also augments the more than 20-year ICBA Bancard and FIS relationship that provides community banks access to comprehensive electronic payment solutions, including credit, debit, and merchant processing.
"We are excited to enter into this relationship with ICBA, an organization known for supporting the needs of community banks throughout the country," said Gary Norcross, president of the Integrated Financial Solutions division of FIS. "FIS is committed to providing the best possible value and services to ICBA members."