Xtend Chooses Member Access Pacific

CUSOs pair for prepaid gift card and reloadable card solutions!

Grand Rapids, Michigan – August 11, 2008 Xtend, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based financial services CUSO, has chosen Member Access Pacific (MAP), a Seattle-based CUSO, as its prepaid gift card and reloadable card solution partner. Through this partnership, Xtend will market Member Access Pacific prepaid and reloadable cards based on its relationship with over 165 credit unions nationwide, representing 1.5 million members and $10 billion in credit union assets.

“We are excited about this collaboration between our two CUSOs,” says Scott Collins, President of Xtend. “This new partnership with MAP will allow our credit unions to deliver a cost-effective, professional gift card and reloadable plastic alternative to their members with no up-front investment. By leveraging the skill sets of each CUSO, I am confident we can deliver the value our credit union partners expect at a price point they cannot ignore.”

“We are delighted to enter into this business partnership with the Xtend CUSO and its credit union owners,” said Member Access Pacific President and CEO, Cyndie Martini. “The Xtend-MAP partnership is an excellent example of how CUSOs can work together to deliver premier products and services with attractive pricing to credit unions nationwide.”

Member Access Pacific prepaid and reloadable card solutions will be available to members of Xtend partner credit unions beginning in September.

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