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Through performance improvement, benchmarking, strategic planning, technology and risk assessment, vendor system selection, conversion management, contract negotiation, and merger & acquisition services, Cornerstone Advisors works with banks and credit unions to help them reduce costs, increase revenue and stay competitive.
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Underperforming existing leaders in the market can cost a credit union millions of dollars in revenue. Drawing on benchmark data from the 2014 Cornerstone Performance Report for Credit Unions, this report identifies gaps and millions of dollars in improvement opportunities for non-interest income in five product areas: checking accounts, credit cards, investments, insurance and member business lending..
Drawing on data from a survey of 55 banks with assets of $1 billion - $40 billion, the Cornerstone Performance Report for Mid-Size Banks provides an in-depth analysis of staffing, volumes, processes, and technology spending, utilization and deployment at mid-size banks.
Forty-three credit unions with assets of $500 million and more participated in the 2014 Cornerstone Credit Union Performance Report, Cornerstone Advisors’ latest performance measurement study designed to assist credit unions in their efficiency improvement and strategic planning initiatives.
In Q3 2015, Cornerstone Advisors engaged senior executives at 10 mid-size banks to understand how they manage their commercial banking operations and their deployment of technologies to support those operations.
Competitive and economic pressures have created a new set of strategic, revenue and marketing challenges. While banks and credit unions have historically pursued revenue leadership mainly through the energy of their teams, customer expectations driven by competitors and new market entrants now demand a more sustainable, engineered approach.
A collection of observations, ruminations, predictions and random thoughts from Cornerstone Advisors.
Here are four process benchmarks that will blow your mind.