Florida Credit Union Selected as Recipient of Inaugural MeridianLink Arc Award



By: FCU Team

Florida Credit Union today announced the company was selected as a recipient of the inaugural MeridianLinkÒ Arc Award during MeridianLink’s annual User Forum at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.

The Arc Awards recognize and celebrate financial institutions that leverage MeridianLink solutions in creative ways to solve business challenges, fuel growth, and assist their clients and communities. Florida Credit Union was selected in recognition of their strategic thinking, innovation, and effectiveness in the use of the MeridianLinkÒ One platform. 

“I am proud to recognize the inaugural class of Arc Award recipients for their commitment to their customers and willingness to exemplify the ideals of our corporate motto, ‘Connecting You to Better,’” said MeridianLink Chief Marketing Officer Suresh Balasubramanian. “We look forward to continuing to deepen our relationships with these outstanding institutions and all of our customers to ensure their consumers experience the full benefits of our partnership.”

Florida Credit Union and Meridian Link partnered in 2014 and over the past nine years the FCU lending program has been able to evolve with the ever changing technology. 

“FCU and MeridianLink worked together to create our custom score card and it has allowed FCU to automate loan decisions in a timely fashion,” said Christine Suarez-Jenkins, Florida Credit Union’s Chief Lending Officer. “Over the past year. the score card has assisted with decisioning over 25% of FCU’s loan applications.”


Originally founded in 1954 as the Alachua County Teachers’ Credit Union, Florida Credit Union was owned and operated by teachers working in the Alachua County School System.  Over 69 years later, Florida Credit Union is now a leading financial institution that serves 30 counties across North and Central Florida, and continues to expand its products and services while striving to ensure each and every member’s financial needs aren’t just met – they’re exceeded. Florida Credit Union is a Federally Insured State Chartered Credit Union with 12 branches and assets of over $2 billion. FCU is headquartered in Gainesville, FL.

MeridianLinkÒ (NYSE: MLNK) powers digital lending and account opening for financial institutions and provides data verification solutions for consumer reporting agencies. MeridianLink’s scalable, cloud-based platforms help customers build deeper relationships with consumers through data-driven, personalized experiences across the entire lending life cycle.  

MeridianLink enables customers to accelerate revenue growth, reduce risk, and exceed consumer expectations through seamless digital experiences. Its partner marketplace supports hundreds of integrations for tailored innovation. For more than 20 years, MeridianLink has prioritized the democratization of lending for consumers, businesses, and communities. Learn more at www.meridianlink.com