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Farmington Hills, MI – September 12, 2016 – MDT today announced the addition of MEA to its partnership program.  Building on the industry-leading suite of products offered by MDT, Text Concierge by MEA will bring a new and convenient touchpoint for member service to all MDT clients.

Text-based member service, enabled through MEA’s enterprise solution Text Concierge, will allow MDT clients to engage their members via the standard text app available on mobile phones.  The solution also offers the ability to channel other nontraditional communication methods into a single repository for both conversational replies and archive.  Working as partners in this offering, MDT and MEA have completed the integration to the Symitar Episys core solution along with installing the Text Concierge solution at MDT.  This new offering will provide MDT’s clients with the added benefit of easy access to Text Concierge through existing MDT connections as well as the security benefit of all data being stored at MDT.

“Our partnership with MDT is highly strategic as it builds on the foundation we have laid with Text Concierge in the Financial Industry,” said Ed Rhea, CEO of MEA Financial. “MDT has built a unique and fast-growing model of delivering a full suite of solutions and services to credit unions, and MEA is proud to have Text Concierge included in that suite.  Based on the fact that 97% of Americans text daily on their mobile devices, with the average Millenial texting 67 times a day, Text Concierge meets a need by providing members with an avenue to communicate with their credit union in today’s perferred method, which is texting.”

Matthew Baaki, Chief Technology Officer of MDT, shared, “A texting solution is a must-have among our product offerings. It is the go-to means of communication for many today because it is easy, efficient and non-intrusive.  We are excited about bringing this capability to our clients.”


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.

About MEA
MEA provides complete software solutions, including Text Concierge, to small and medium sized community based financial institutions across the US. We leverage their expert knowledge in the industry’s software needs to provide market leading solutions. MEA’s solutions are not only technically advanced, but provide superior functionality, are easy to integrate, and offer enhanced levels of cost efficiency. With these solutions, we work towards the goal of helping our clients grow revenue and gain a competitive edge by enhancing their members’ satisfaction. More information about MEA can be found at