CO-OP FINANCIAL SERVICES’ SHAZIA MANUS HONORED WITH INSPIRING WOMEN OF IOWA CONFIDENCE AWARD

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Manus Mentors Credit Union ProfessionalsAround the World

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California, April 17, 2017 – CO-OPFinancial Services Chief Product and Strategy Officer Shazia Manus was honoredwith the Confidence Award during the Inspiring Women of Iowa event on April 5 in DesMoines. Manus had been named one of three finalists for the Confidence Award inMarch. Sponsored by the GirlScouts of Greater Iowa, the annual event celebrates inspiring and influentialwomen from around the state. The Confidence Award recognizes women with positivestates of mind that guide their actions.

“Shazia’sleadership within the credit union movement is proof there are great thingsahead for the industry,” said Todd Clark, President/CEO of CO-OP. “Herconfidence in the world’s financial cooperatives is immediately obvious toanyone who engages with Shazia, and it’s one of the many reasons we are excitedto have her as a member of the CO-OP executive management team.”

Manus is theformer CEO of Des Moines-based TMG, acquired by CO-OP earlier this month. Sheis a long-time advocate for more women in executive roles and has establishedherself as an innovative thinker and visionary leader in both the credit unionand payments industries. Manus serves on the World Council of Credit Unions’Global Women’s Leadership Network, mentoring several aspiring women and readilysharing her story to inspire others.

For CO-OP, Manusdrives a cohesive and forward-thinking product strategy designed to help creditunions deliver a personalized, seamless and secure member experience acrossproducts, services and touchpoints. A strong believer in the cooperativespirit, Manus often encourages credit union leaders to seek out partnerships withorganizations that understand the credit union philosophy.

“One thing workingin the cooperative movement teaches you is when great organizations join handsto accomplish macro initiatives, something powerful and magical is bound toemerge,” said Manus.

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About CO-OP Financial Services

CO-OP Financial Services is a payments and financial technology companywhose mission is ensuring the success of the credit union movement by serving3,500 credit unions and 60 million members. CO-OP payments solutions,engagement services and strategic counsel help credit unions optimize memberexperiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized multi-channelofferings, while delivering secure, sophisticated fraud mitigation service.Visit www.co-opfs.org.