Leverage customized research to gain actionable insights designed specifically for your organization’s unique needs.
All Programs & Services
Advisory programs and services are rooted in research, based on real consumer need, tested in the market, and ready for action. They offer real solutions for your credit union.
Infuse innovation into your organization’s culture, create solutions to the most pressing needs of your members, and energize your leaders and team.
Member Compatibility Workshop
Turn thoughts into action across your organization with relevant insights from Filene’s library focused on Member Experience and Service Excellence.
Speaking to Spark Action
Whether you are looking to engage your entire team, or you want to educate your board, or you want to inspire your constituents, Filene’s talent can bring the most relevant topics to life.
Test with Us
Reduce the front-end risk of new products and ideas for credit union members while accelerating credit union decision-making and growth.
The Lab at Filene
Identify and implement proven solutions faster…fuel your organization’s growth…amplify your impact in the community. The Lab at Filene gets you answers to the questions that matter most.
ITIN Lending Program
Improve access to affordable and quality financial services and grow your loan portfolio by offering loans to serve consumers who...
Small Business Lending & Independent Workers Resource Guide
Small businesses are central to the U.S. economy and society, yet the lives of small business owners and independent workers...
Employer-Sponsored Small-Dollar Loan
Collaborate with employers in your community to provide safe, affordable loans that help hardworking employees avoid predatory rates and fees...
Non-Prime Auto Loans
Having reliable transportation allows for increased access to employment, housing, and education. However, many credit challenged consumers lack reliable transportation...
Borrow & Save
Increase consumers’ economic security by providing an affordable small dollar loan with a payment term that makes sense for them...
Community Microfinance Small Business Lending
The community microfinance lending initiative helps low-income entrepreneurs from primarily underserved and underrepresented groups start their own businesses. The program...
Payday Payoff Installment Loans
This program uses an underwriting model based on alternative data and allows borrowers to consolidate up to $2,500 of high-cost...
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Vice President of Consumer Lending
Wright-Patt Credit Union
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Vice President, Brand
Libro Credit Union