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CUSO selects the NACUSO Advocacy Fund as the first recipient of the BenefisCU Industry Advancement Fund

February 27, 2024 – The National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations, Inc. (NACUSO) is thrilled
to express its sincere gratitude to BenefisCU for their remarkable contribution of $21,000 to NACUSO’s
Advocacy Fund. This generous donation will play a vital role in supporting our ongoing efforts to advocate
for credit unions and their members on Capitol Hill and beyond.

Ronaldo Hardy, CEO of NACUSO, said, “We are particularly honored to be the first beneficiary of
BenefisCU’s innovative program to donate a portion of their profits back to the industry they serve. The
BenefisCU Industry Advancement Fund was created with a commitment to collaboration, and giving back
reflects the core values that make credit unions and CUSOs so special”.

As Brian Lauer, NACUSO’s General Counsel, states, “BenefisCU’s contribution will directly enable us to
strengthen our advocacy efforts on key issues such as regulatory reform, data security, and access to
affordable financial services. Their support is invaluable in helping us ensure a brighter future for credit
unions and their members.”

Kerry Wahlen, Board Chair of BenefisCU powered by TriscendNP and CEO of Goldenwest Credit Union,
said, “Our investment in BenefisCU has not only provided value to our credit union but has created a
collaboration between multiple credit unions to be able to help support the NACUSO Advocacy Fund to
this level, helps further that goal of industry advancement.”

NACUSO extends their heartfelt thanks to Dale Edwards, Alexandria Staron, the BenefisCU staff, and
their board of directors for their leadership and vision in making this impactful contribution possible.
NACUSO is proud to partner with organizations like BenefisCU who share their commitment to supporting
the credit union industry. Their generosity inspires us to continue our advocacy work with even greater

Click here to learn more about NACUSO’s Advocacy Fund or to make a contribution.
Together, we can make a difference for credit unions and their members!

About BenefisCU:
BenefisCU is a CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization) dedicated to providing credit unions and their
members with access to a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions. Powered by the expertise and
resources of TriscendNP, BenefisCU leverages its innovative business model to offer a turnkey platform
that empowers credit unions to effectively serve their members’ insurance needs.

The National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) is a leading advocate for the
credit union movement, dedicated to advancing innovation, collaboration, and sustainability within the
industry. With a diverse membership representing a wide range of credit union service organizations,
NACUSO is committed to driving positive change and empowering credit unions to thrive in a dynamic
financial landscape.