BYNUM, Ala. – The first big decision by AOD Federal Credit Union’s new president and CEO was to select a core processor to handle his 22,000 members’ basic financial transactions. Ken Reynolds was named to the top spot at the $144 million CU ( in September and after a due diligence process decided to install the Symitar Episys platform for enterprise-wide automation. Reynolds says the decision was based on the core system’s functionality and access to the check-imaging solutions of TWS Systems, a recent Jack Henry & Associates ( acquisition, which will allow the credit union to “be on the leading edge of Check 21.” More than 360 credit unions now are using the Episys platform, the company says. AOD FCU has been a Summit Information Systems core processing client, according to the 2004 Credit Union Technology Survey from Callahan & Associates.

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