First Entertainment Credit Union Partners with OnApproach for Data Analytics and Digital Transformation

Posted by Mark Portz on Dec 18, 2018 8:58:00 AM

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First Entertainment Credit Union logoMinneapolis, MN (December 18, 2018) – OnApproach (, the leading provider of data/analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce First Entertainment Credit Union (Hollywood, CA) is the latest to join the collaborative credit union data integration and analytics ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement OnApproach M360 Enterprise.

“We are excited to start the new year with an enterprise solution for data analytics,” stated Frank Wasson, President/CEO, First Entertainment Credit Union. “After a thorough analysis of our options, the collaborative opportunities make OnApproach and M360 Enterprise the standout solution. With a time-sensitive strategy, it is highly valuable to have out-of-the-box predictive analytics and an engaged user community. We look forward to collaborating with other credit unions within the CU Analytics Ecosystem to improve organizational decision-making and service to our members.

First Entertainment Credit Union (asset size $1.5 Billion, core processor: Symitar – Episys), will now have access to the collaborative analytics platform that provides standardized data, a single source of truth, and access to the collaborative CU Analytics Ecosystem. Data integration has been a daunting task for credit unions, but by implementing OnApproach M360 Enterprise, First Entertainment Credit Union can fully access core and ancillary system data seamlessly in the same system.

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“We are pleased to welcome First Entertainment Credit Union to the growing M360 Enterprise user community”, stated Paul Ablack, CEO, OnApproach. “The time has come for the credit union industry to wholly embrace data analytics. With the addition of First Entertainment Credit Union, the collaboration within the CU Analytics Ecosystem continues to strengthen and expand. With the standardized M360 data platform, credit unions can finally stop reinventing the wheel at each organization, and efficiently leverage the efforts of the entire industry. We are excited to be a part of First Entertainment Credit Union’s data journey, and we look forward to their contributions to the ecosystem.

About OnApproach

OnApproach is the only CUSO dedicated to credit union success through a collaborative analytics ecosystem. By providing a secure and frictionless data experience, OnApproach empowers credit unions to take full control of their own data and their own futures. We exist to serve the credit union movement with technology and expertise required for the digital transformation of the industry business model. OnApproach’s collaborative ecosystem enables communities of users, data scientists, and application developers focused on analytics innovation.

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About First Entertainment Credit Union

First Entertainment Credit Union is a state-chartered, natural person credit union. It is a cooperative financial institution that is owned and controlled by its members and operated for the purpose of providing financial services to employees, their families, retirees of companies served by First Entertainment, and to any and all persons who live, regularly work, currently attend school, or currently worship in Los Angeles County, California, as well as any and all businesses, corporations, and/or other legal entities in Los Angeles County, California. First Entertainment opened a small office on the Warner Brothers lot in 1967 and now has 10 branches, thousands of shared branching locations, and more than 70,000 members.

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