PSCU Joins World Council of Credit Unions

U.S.-based payments CUSO has long history of supporting WOCCU and its programs

Madison, Wis. — (May. 7, 2020) — PSCU has joined World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) as an Associate Member.

Founded in 1976, PSCU is a credit union service organization (CUSO) that leverages digital technology to offer specialized services in payments, technology, contact center solutions, collections and digital banking. Based in St. Petersburg, Fla., the company is widely considered to be the premier payments CUSO in the United States—supporting the success of more than 1,500 credit unions that process more than 3.8 billion transactions annually.

PSCU also has a rich tradition of supporting WOCCU programs and events. For more than a decade, PSCU has been a key financial, event and leadership partner for WOCCU’s Global Women’s Leadership Network and disaster relief efforts.

“PSCU has long been a leader in the credit union industry and a strong supporter of World Council programs. We are pleased to welcome them to wider strategic participation as an associate member—as we move to a digital world,” said World Council President and CEO Brian Branch.

WOCCU associate memberships are specifically designated for business service organizations and international organizations that represent non-credit union financial cooperatives.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with World Council of Credit Unions as an associate member following our long history of supporting the organization and its initiatives,” said Merry Pateuk, senior vice president, Industry Engagement at PSCU. “PSCU is strategically focused on digital transformation—including digital channels, digital banking, data analytics and cybersecurity—which aligns with WOCCU’s own digitization initiative for credit unions. We look forward to further supporting our mutual efforts to champion the credit union model.”

World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development platform for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.

World Council has implemented 300+ technical assistance programs in 90 countries. Worldwide, 85,400 credit unions in 118 countries serve 274 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at

About PSCU
PSCU, the nation’s premier payments CUSO, supports the success of 1,500 credit unions representing more than 3.8 billion transactions annually. Committed to service excellence and focused on innovation, PSCU’s payment processing, risk management, data and analytics, loyalty programs, digital banking, marketing, strategic consulting and mobile platforms help deliver possibilities and seamless member experiences. Comprehensive, 24/7/365 member support is provided by contact centers located throughout the United States. The origin of PSCU’s model is collaboration and scale, and the company has leveraged its influence on behalf of credit unions and their members for more than 40 years. Today, PSCU provides an end-to-end, competitive advantage that enables credit unions to securely grow and meet evolving consumer demands. For more information, visit