CU Direct Connect expands into new markets with Alliant Credit Union 04/02/2015 • Alliant News • Press Releases CUDC launches new partner to further expand indirect lending capabilities in CO and AZ CU Direct Connect (CUDC), a leader in the Colorado automotive lending market that provides indirect auto lending services to credit unions and auto dealers, announced today the launch of Alliant Credit Union, based in Chicago. With CUDC’s expansion outside of Colorado, Alliant is a valuable partner helping CUDC support our larger auto dealer partners. Jeremy Pinard, Alliant’s Vice President of Consumer Lending, stated, “We are excited to partner with CU Direct Connect to expand our Auto Loan portfolio through the indirect channel. CUDC’s extensive dealer network and indirect lending expertise are a great compliment to Alliant’s broad member base and lending model.” “We are thrilled to welcome Alliant Credit Union onto the CUDC program as they bring a new level of support and service to our dealer partners both inside and outside of Colorado,” said Blair Korschun, CUDC President and CEO. “The CUDC expansion began in 2014 into WY and now with Alliant’s partnership we will grow further in AZ with plans for additional states in the future.” As the seventh largest U.S. credit union based on assets and deposits, Alliant proudly serves more than 280,000 members nationwide. To learn more about CUDC program and becoming a credit union or auto dealer partner, visit us online at www.CUDirectConnect.com. About CU Direct Connect Formed in 2002, CU Direct Connect (CUDC) is a credit union service organization (CUSO) providing state of the art vehicle lending and origination funding platforms utilized by credit union members and auto dealer partners. CUDC enables any size credit union to generate auto loans and acts as a risk consultant to all partners. The organization is based in Colorado and currently serves 39+ credit unions for vehicle lending which supports the hundreds of auto dealer partners currently enrolled in the CUDC program. CUDC, through its member credit unions, is collectively one of the largest auto lenders in Colorado. For additional information visit us online at www.CUDirectConnect.com. About Alliant Credit Union Alliant Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than 280,000 members and over $8 billion in assets. Alliant specializes in working with large national and regional employers to provide financial services benefits to their employees. Headquartered in Chicago and founded in 1935, Alliant is the largest credit union in Illinois and the seventh largest in the nation, based on assets and deposits. As a member-owned financial cooperative, Alliant’s mission is to foster its members’ financial well being and serve their best interests. Learn more about Alliant online at www.alliantcreditunion.org.