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New! Strategic Resource Management Announced as New Preferred Vendor

Illinois Bankers Business Services, Inc. (IBBS) has announced its newest Preferred Vendor Strategic Resource Management (SRM), an independent advisory firm for financial institutions. 
SRM was recently approved by the IBBS Board of Directors – selected by bankers for bankers – to ensure quality, consistent product and service delivery. 
SRM helps lower costs, enhance revenues, automate costly manual processes, and provide strategic consulting for banks across the US. Over 700 clients have benefited from the firm’s involvement in critical, complex decisions for payments, digital banking, core processing, artificial intelligence and operational cost control. Using industry-leading subject matter expertise, a proprietary database of critical market information, and countless hours negotiating with vendors, SRM has delivered billions of dollars in value to banks across North America.
“IBBS is excited to announce this partnership with SRM. Banks of all sizes will see how SRM can help them achieve cost savings and efficiencies with their current or new providers,” said Brian Hoffman, President of Illinois Bankers Business Services, Inc. 
“Our firm is composed of seasoned financial services professionals whose careers have included successful tenures at banks, major card networks, payment companies, digital banking vendors, core providers, and many other companies that serve the industry. We look forward to working with IBBS and the Illinois Bankers Association to benefit their members in Illinois,” said Ken Hayes, SVP of Strategic Solutions at SRM.
To learn more about SRM and their services, please contact Brian Hoffman President of IBBS, at or 217-789-9340 or Uma Zielinski, SVP at SRM, at or 614-829-7686. 

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