Feb 14, 2017 | Press Release

Boston Firefighters Credit Union Chooses COCC for New Core Banking and Trusted Partnership

Boston Firefighters Credit Union Chooses COCC for New Core Banking and Trusted PartnershipJanuary, 2017, Southington, Conn. – COCC, a leading provider of core financial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Boston Firefighters Credit Union has selected COCC as its new technology partner.

Boston Firefighters Credit Union, a $251 million credit union serving over 8,000 firefighters, police and correction officers headquartered in Dorchester, Massachusetts, was looking for top-notch technology, local service and a partner they could trust.

“We decided on COCC for a number of reasons,” said Bernie Winne, President & CEO of Boston Firefighters Credit Union. “We liked the products but, more significantly, we liked the people.” The credit union was impressed with COCC’s senior management team, who showed early on that they were committed to developing a business relationship and helping the credit union to thrive.

“The products offered by COCC will be a significant technological upgrade from what we’ve been using,” said Mr. Winne. “COCC offers much more functionality that is far more robust. It will allow us to do things that we’ve never been able to do.”

COCC continues to earn success through word-of-mouth as well. At COCC’s 2016 Annual Client Conference, Mr. Winne had the opportunity to meet other credit union leaders who spoke highly of the company and its products and services. “I got glowing reviews. That played a significant role in the decision that we made,” said Mr. Winne.

“The relationships that we build with our prospective clients only grow stronger as we bring those clients on board,” said Richard A. Leone, CEO of COCC. “Collaborating with Boston Firefighters Credit Union is another opportunity for us to foster that strong relationship with a growing credit union in a growing market. We are proud to continue to work with these institutions that work so hard to serve their communities.”


About Boston Firefighters Credit Union
Boston Firefighters Credit Union was established in 1948. Since that time, BFCU has had one goal: to provide high quality services in a warm, friendly atmosphere, to offer the best possible rates, while operating in a safe and sound manner, consistent with all regulatory rules and regulations. BFCU provides banking services including savings, loans, and other financial services to over 8,000 members living by its tag line of “simple and honest banking”.

About COCC
COCC is an award-winning client-owned financial technology company servicing financial institutions throughout the Northeastern United States. Launched in 1967, COCC was founded by its clients. This unique cooperative structure has set COCC apart from the competition and is one of the driving forces behind their success. COCC is the fastest growing financial data processing company in the United States and recognized as a leader in delivering innovation and the quality service financial institutions demand and deserve.

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