California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Announce Strategic Partnership With Maple Street, Inc.

The California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues have signed an agreement with Maple Street, Inc., a recognized leader in providing wide-ranging vendor management services to credit unions and community banks.

This agreement enables Maple Street and the Leagues to provide a complete vendor management service: Maple Street’s revolutionary Vendor Advantage System®. This system incorporates supply-chain management principles to manage vendor relationships to reduce vendor expenses, improve vendor performance, and manage risk. It allows participants to save money and pass their vendor management exam.

“We’re pleased to offer our members Maple Street’s expertise in evaluating their third-party vendor relationships that will help our members create an expense reduction system during these recessionary times,” said California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Vice President Credit Union Solutions and Membership Tonja Wheatley.

“We appreciate the opportunity to help credit unions in California and Nevada implement a vendor management system to manage risk and improve their bottom line,” said Maple Street President Mike Crofts.

About Maple Street

Maple Street, Inc., is the industry leader in managing vendors. Maple Street’s vision for managing vendors led to the development of the Vendor Advantage System®, which provides a comprehensive vendor relationship management system for credit unions and community banks. The Vendor Advantage System® embraces all aspects of vendor relationship management. With this proven approach, Maple Street reduces vendor expenses, improves vendor performance and truly manages risk for its clients, and since 2003, Maple Street has saved clients more than $110 million. Maple Street is based near Orlando, Florida. For more information, call (800) 513-6839 or visit www.maplestreetinc.com.

About the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues

With headquarters in Ontario, CA, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues is the trade association representing the interests of more than 300 credit unions in California and Nevada, and their 10 million members. For more information, go to www.ccul.org.