Card Portfolio Growth Solutions from Trellance

In the rapidly-evolving payments landscape, we know credit unions continue to search for initiatives and solutions to add value to members while growing their business portfolio.

With Card Portfolio Growth Solutions from Trellance, we’ve created implementation-ready solutions to help you maximize your credit card portfolio to grow an average of 14% annually.

  • Plug into a 12-month calendar of activities proven to increase penetration, activation, and usage.
  • Execute easily with Trellance; our team plans, develops, coordinates and implements programs on your behalf.
  • Leverage multiple targeted marketing activities to drive profitability and reach your members. Our solution incorporates a credit line increase program, new account acquisition promotions, balance transfer and usage campaigns, plus loyalty programs for you to reach your cardholders.

With this solution from Trellance, you only pay for our services once you see the results of our program. Our “pay for performance” model ensures your success and we are compensated only when your card portfolio grows, limiting your risk.

Here's what our members say about our program:

“We saw a significant lift in our volume, particularly in the balance transfer area.”

– Chris Tarsha, former Marketing/Business Development Director, ProMedica Federal Credit Union

“The great thing is that Trellance did all the work.”

– Luke Labbe, President, PeoplesChoice Credit Union

Learn more about the recent results other credit unions have realized with OptimizeTM Card Portfolio Growth Solutions.

CONTACT US to receive an overview of the solution and estimated pricing, and learn how you can stimulate your credit card portfolio year after year!

Card Payments Consulting Services from Trellance

As the payments landscape continues to change and new technologies emerge, credit unions are facing fierce competition by big payment vendors and new platforms. Many lack the in-house resources to benchmark their payment portfolios and leverage best practices to ensure their card programs grow and thrive.

Discover an insight-driven path to growth through analysis, benchmarking and best practices with Card Payments Consulting Services from Trellance. Our experienced team of consultants can help drive the success of your credit and debit portfolio with proven strategies to maximize your credit union's revenues and profits. We work with you to understand your organization’s goals for the future, assess the current performance of your card program and consider your specific challenges.

Our knowledgeable team provides insightful, data-driven analysis to help credit unions better understand their card payment portfolios and identify opportunities for potential growth.

  • Card portfolio analysis, benchmarking and best practices
  • Assessment of your current program’s metrics (e.g., finance charges, interchange, fee revenue)
  • Recommendations of specific, executable strategies for enhanced revenue and profitability based on peer and industry benchmarks

Credit Unions who utilize our Card Payments consulting service reap the results of our insights:

  • 3.6x greater transaction growth than credit unions who have not engaged a Trellance consultant
  • 2.3x greater revenue growth
  • 12x greater average volume growth
  • 1.8x greater growth in outstanding balances

Remote and onsite consultations are available, depending on your organization’s needs.

CONTACT US to start a conversation and schedule a consultation today.

Credit Line Increase Program by Trellance

In today’s competitive market, one of the primary ways to remain relevant to your members is to maximize their purchasing power and keep your cards top-of-wallet. When was the last time you analyzed your card program and offered tangible benefits to your members? Increasing the credit lines of your eligible members will not only give them more purchasing power but improve their card utilization ratios, which can help to increase their credit scores.

Maximize your credit card portfolio with a turnkey Credit Line Increase Program from Trellance that is cost-effective and easy to enroll in.

  • Gain access to the strategies that keep your cards top-of-wallet.
  • Provide more spending power to members to help increase the profitability of your program.
  • Increase credit utilization, loans outstanding and interest free income.
  • Secure your CU branded card’s position as the go-to card for all purchases.

With the Credit Line Increase Program from Trellance, you will have the help of our expert team throughout the entire process from implementation, providing data files, identifying members for increase and communicating the message to your qualified cardholders.

Here’s what members are saying about this program:

“Trellance did most of the heavy lifting.”

– Denise Bennett, Former VISA Consultant, Chartway Federal Credit Union

“We have seen such positive growth related to this CLIP that we believe it makes sense to continue the program.”

– Deana Bartel, Vice President of Payments Services, Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union

Learn more from credit unions about the possibilities of our Credit Line Increase Program.

CONTACT US for more information and to get started in the program.

Operational Consulting from Trellance

Here at Trellance, we’ve spent decades working with organizations like yourself, developing a deep understanding of the nuances of payments specific to credit unions. As the payments landscape continually shifts, moves and evolves, it’s crucial that credit unions strategically plan for growth and regularly evaluate their card programs.

We’ve built our Operational Consulting offering to arm credit unions with the insight and tactics they need to further strengthen their stance in the market by ensuring their payment cards are operating efficiently. We can help you synchronize your organization by combining analysis and action to calibrate your card program for peak performance.

  • Our comprehensive operational review will identify potential operational opportunities and enhanced efficiency.
  • We’ll review your current payments processing invoice to help you understand your monthly costs and identify potential cost savings.
  • We’re payments processor agnostic and can provide guidance on your program regardless of who your card processor is.

With Operational Consulting from Trellance, we can review various components of your card program to uncover opportunities for enhancement, based on your objectives:

  • Card Parameter Settings
  • Card Issuance and Plastics Production
  • Exception Items
  • Communication/Authorization Methods
  • Risk Management
  • Settlement, Accounting and Invoice Review
  • Compliance Topics

Upon completion of your operational assessment, we’ll provide you with full documentation of observations and recommendations for each of the processes reviewed.

We offer both on-site and remote engagements, depending on your organization’s specific needs.

CONTACT US to start a conversation about elevating your portfolio performance with a Trellance operational consultation.

Prepare for today’s– and tomorrow’s – payments landscape with expert led-courses.
Payments Academy from Trellance

In today’s fast-paced world of digital payments, credit unions are tasked with staying on top of industry trends to ensure you address the future with effective and innovative strategies for card program growth. The Payments Academy from Trellance offers comprehensive training on the latest in payments and tactics to grow your debit and credit portfolios. You’ll find courses for credit union professionals on a variety of relevant payments topics, led by experienced industry leaders. The Payments Academy offers:

  • Experienced, expert instructors
  • Various classes on relevant and timely payments topics
  • Insights on the future direction of the payments industry
  • Courses taught through the lens of a credit union’s priorities, structure and objectives

We offer in-classroom and online courses, plus individual onsite workshops tailored to your team’s specific training needs. Our classroom training is held in our brand-new 1,400 square foot classroom located in sunny Tampa, Florida. The training center is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Tampa International Airport.

Deepen your knowledge and identify opportunities for growth in your debit and credit card programs with the Payments Academy from Trellance.


September 11-13, 2018

October 16-18, 2018

November 6-8, 2018

CONTACT US to learn more about upcoming classes or to book a customized training session onsite at your credit union.