Farmington Hills, MI – January 11, 2016 – Member Driven Technologies (MDT) announces that Empower Credit Union(West Allis, WI) has signed to convert their core processing to Symitar Episys via the Member Driven Technologies (MDT) credit union-owned service organization (CUSO) solution.

Jennifer Schilling, the CEO of Empower CU says, “When looking for a new core system provider, we considered the benefits to our members, integration of services and technology, and increased flexibility and efficiency for our staff in our search to keep the credit union competitive.  After a thorough review we felt that MDT could best fulfill our needs in these areas and more.  We look forward to this partnership and all the benefits MDT will be able to offer.”



Empower Credit Union ( ) – The financial institution was originally incorporated on April 12, 1914, as the “Employees Mutual Savings Building and Loan Association” (EMSBLA).  It was organized to serve employees and retirees of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company (later known as Wisconsin Electric Power Company).  In October of 2007, the credit union became “Empower Credit Union.”  Today, Empower CU has more than 5,600 members and $102.8 Million in assets.  Jennifer L. Schilling serves as their CEO.

Member Driven Technologies ( ) is a Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) with a unique, hybrid business model that gives credit unions the ability to create the best experience possible for their members.  MDT hosts and deploys the industry-leading Symitar Episys core processing platform, as well as offering dozens of other best-of-breed products and services that allow credit unions to round out their service offerings and compete with other financial institutions, no matter their size.  We focus on the technology so credit unions can focus on serving their members.  MDT currently serves clients in 28 states, performing the processing for over 1.8 Million members with combined assets of $19.6 Billion.  Larry Nichols serves as President/CEO.