WVBA Products and Services Board of Directors researched each of our endorsed companies to ensure the highest levels of quality to meet your standards. The Endorsed Partners go through an extensive due-diligence process to have their product or service promoted by WVBA. The number of endorsements is limited in order to achieve the highest quality of marketing and maintenance by the WVBA. Every year vendors are selected because of the value they offer you, our member banks. The goal of WVBA ProServ is to provide services for all levels of banking at a competitive price.
For more information about WVBA Endorsed Partners, please contact WVBA’s Diane Harman at 304/343-8838 or via e-mail.
ABA Insurance Services, Inc.
Endorsed by the WVBA, 1 in 2 West Virginia banks purchase their D&O, Bond and related coverage from ABA Insurance Services. This bank-owned and banker directed program covers banks across the country with insurance from an A.M. Best A+ rated carrier. Recognized for underwriting and claims handling expertise, the insurance program dates back twenty-five years. For the 22nd consecutive year, a distribution has been declared, totaling $76.8 Million to date. We will work with you or your insurance agent. For more information, visit our web site, www.abais.com, or contact Patricia Williams, Senior Account Executive, at 1-800-274-5222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit abais.com for more information.
Adams Financial Network/Money Concepts
Adams Financial Network is the local representative for Money Concepts, the firm endorsed by the American Bankers Association for providing financial planning and wealth management services for member banks and their clients. Please contact John Adams to discuss how your bank can add these valuable services to your existing line up.
Affinion offers two products to help customer retention and acquisition. The first is Relationship Banking Strategies which offers customized retail strategies that can be designed around the bank’s specific goals for customer retention or acquisition in the middle, mature, student, affluent and emerging affluent market segments.
The second product is their Customer Appreciation Program – AD & D which allows banks to offer $1,000 of complimentary accidental death and dismemberment insurance at no cost to the DDA, credit card or mortgage customers. Additionally, at the time of the offering, the customer has the option to purchase additional amounts of insurance at a low monthly charge.
There is no cost to the bank to offer the program. Please contact Misha Bleymaier-Farrish at email@example.com for further information.
Commercial Insurance is the endorsed Property & Casualty and Group & Individual Health Insurance agent for the WV Bankers Association.
Commercial Insurance places and consults on commercial and personal lines of insurance products and employee benefits. In addition, we are consultants in the area of risk management, loss control, workers’ compensation, staff insurance plan options and a host of other products. But most importantly, we proactively work to make sure our clients’ needs are met.
Our team is more than just agents. They’re counselors and advisors who represent only the most highly rated insurance companies and work with clients to formulate customized insurance solutions.
Deluxe is a growth engine for small businesses and Financial Institutions. We are growing with a diverse suite of Growth Solutions designed to help banks build lasting relationships, grow revenue and core deposits. Today, we are growing beyond checks into a broad set of solutions offering everything from print marketing communications to affordable logo design, web services and search engine marketing.
The Great Advertising Factory (GAF)
At GAF we have one goal: To cross-promote/advertise your many products, services, and people - to consumers who already have a relationship with your bank.
On-site Video Advertising: Whether it’s high quality, high definition video advertising on LCD TV screens in your lobby - or in your drive-thru - we are your source for highly-rated customer service and product quality. We design an endless array of video ads that are displayed on LCD TV screens inside- and outside- your facility. Additionally - our exceptionally low prices are designed to fit the budget of any and all bank groups -large and small. Best of all - we do absolutely all of the work!
On Hold Advertising for your phone system: While your customers are “on-hold”, they will hear high quality “commercials” about your products, services, and people. We do it all - from installation of very low-priced equipment, to script writing and production, and ongoing maintenance....and the monthly price is remarkably low!
Investors Title Insurance Company
For 31 years Investors Title Insurance Company has partnered with financial institutions to establish lender-owned title insurance agencies, providing a profitable fee income opportunity and superior products and services. Our partners benefit from reliable, diversified, and profitable revenue streams. Investors Title has superior financial stability and ability to pay claims.
West Virginia agents include West Virginia Bankers Title in Fairmont (Bob Drummond (304) 599-8100) and HBI Title Services in Morgantown (Bridget Vanaman (304) 291-7736).
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Mike Oliverio and John Milne, JD LLM are both Financial Representatives with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and specialize in providing executive benefit products designed to retain key employees using innovative funding solutions. They are both a part of a national service center for Northwestern BOLI. Mike and John assist bank management in designing programs to retain, reward and recruit key executives. Their organization provides world-class, customized solutions for every bank’s needs from trusted local advisors.
Please contact Mike Oliverio at (304) 292-3339 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pentegra Retirement Services
Pentegra’s retirement plan programs offer distinct advantages for banks, including Pentegra’s unique fiduciary role, which relieves banks and their boards of primary fiduciary responsibilities associated with sponsoring a retirement plan. A wide variety of solutions are available through the program, including defined benefit pension plans, 401(k) plans, KSOPs, ESOPs, along with combined defined benefit and defined contribution capabilities, as well as a full-service private label 401(k) program banks can offer their commercial customers.
Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation
The Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation (SHCPF) is a national organization that serves as a risk-free, profitable conduit for banks to use to fulfill their federally mandated Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requirements. The Foundation’s mission is to provide safe and secure living environments for our nation’s senior housing residents through the operation of the nationally-acclaimed Senior Crimestoppers program in each participating bank’s CRA assessment area. All of the federal banking regulatory agencies support the SHCPF and grant CRA credit in a consistent manner for participating banks. Participating banks enjoy positive public relations exposure in their communities, gain access to a proven profitable business development opportunity, and earn CRA credit.
Crime against the elderly in our society is a longstanding, constant battle that can be reduced and prevented through the operation of the Senior Crimestoppers program in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. For more information, visit www.SHCPFoundation.org or contact Terry Rooker at 877-232-0859, or email him at Terry.Rooker@SHCPFoundation.org.
Thumbprint Signature Program
The Thumbprint Signature Program is a check fraud-deterrent program that uses an inkless touchpad to obtain fingerprints as additional identification. Customers who wish to pay by check or open a rental agreement are asked to imprint their thumbprint on the face of the document. All products feature the Thumbprint Signature logo and written products are available in either English or Spanish. Contact Diane Harman at the West Virginia Bankers Association for further information.
UPS Overnight Delivery Service
UPS National Association Hotline
Financial institutions can take advantage of special pricing discounts through UPS under the new ABA/UPS Overnight Delivery Service Program. Under this new program, UPS offers special shipping rates to financial institutions eligible for ABA membership on overnight and international delivery services specified below. UPS provides reliable overnight and international service to virtually anywhere in the world, serving delivery points within the United States and over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
For more information or to enroll in this new discount program, please contact the UPS National Association Hotline at (800) 325-7000. Assistance is available for enrollment from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Central Standard Time). Please refer to the American Bankers Association Program when enrolling.
West Virginia Bankers Title, LLC
West Virginia Bankers Title, LLC is a multi-bank owned title insurance agency serving West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina. An extremely service-oriented title insurance provider, WVBT delivers mortgagee and owners title insurance policies for residential and commercial real estate transactions. WVBT specializes in excellent customer service, competitive pricing and an innovative product line. Investors Title Insurance Company, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the underwriter for the agency.
Phone: 800-275-9376 ext. 2265
Reference # 0706438
Under a National contract with Xerox, ABA members are eligible to receive special pricing when purchasing or leasing Xerox products designed to help you work more effectively and efficiently in order to help increase your productivity.
If your bank is looking for professional quality outputs—fast, easy, and affordable—Xerox benchmark digital copiers/printers will enable you to produce high-quality, professional documents. Xerox offers the widest array of document-related business solutions, including the latest in the Xerox family of digital copiers that can copy, scan, fax, or serve as a network printer. Whether you need to create crisp black and white or high-impact color documents, Xerox can meet your needs.
Contact your local Xerox sales representative or authorized sales agent, and mention you are a member of the American Bankers Association and/or the West Virginia Bankers Association.