The benefits of partnering with Elan

We work with each credit union to develop a strategy that maximizes growth. Elan funds all aspects of the card program and covers compliance to reduce administrative burdens. 

As an Elan partner, we'll work in tandem to: 

  • Minimize risk and reduce expenses
  • Develop growth solutions 
  • Provide the latest technology 
  • Build enterprise benefits 
  • Offer an exceptional cardmember experience
  • Streamline marketing and employee training 

Becoming an Elan partner allows your team to focus on what they do best — building member relationships.

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If you are interested in learning how Elan can help your credit union grow, we'd love to hear from you.

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“We took a major turn two years ago when we sold our credit card portfolio to Elan and transitioned all the credit card issuance and servicing to Elan. This is their area of expertise, and we felt they could provide members with a better suite of products, fraud mitigation tools and communication tools.

There’s also huge efficiency with our card product. We got into member business lending this year, and Elan already had four different business credit cards available in the market. All we had to do is put our name on those cards. If we’d been working in-house with a card processor, it might have taken us a year to deploy. Instead, it was ready in two weeks.”

 — David Brand, SVP, Lending Operations Sharonview Federal Credit Union 

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Impact is what inspires us

At Elan, we understand that supporting our partners goes beyond credit card servicing. To date, Elan has donated over $1 million on behalf of our credit union partners to nonprofits in their local communities through our charitable giving program.

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1,200 partnerships and counting

Elan has been a leader in the credit card industry for over 50 years because of our commitment to our partners, dedication to innovation, and comprehensive product suite. Our approach drives high consumer engagement through products, benefits, and cardmember support. Learn why financial institutions continue to choose Elan.

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Card options to meet the needs of every member

Elan's robust consumer and business product suites are designed for members across the entire credit score spectrum with high value rewards, extended introductory rates, competitive APRs, and digital servicing tools.

Industry research and community commitment

Building credit card and financial industry knowledge is important to us. We are dedicated to research development, thought leadership, and resources that promote shared learning. 

Elan takes an active role in giving back to the communities we serve through volunteering, sponsorships, and donations. You can also find us at industry events throughout the year. 

Explore more in our resource library and news and community updates.

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The Credit Card Pull: How to Attract the Next Generation of Members

Young adults are the future of your credit union. From college to home-buying, learn why credit cards are key to winning the loyalty of Gen Z and millennials.

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Elan Charitable Giving Program Surpasses $1 Million in Donations

Elan selected 25 new credit union partners to designate a charity in their community to receive a $15,000 donation on the credit union’s behalf. 

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Podcast: Market Trends, Credit Cards, and Merchant Solutions

Matt Good recently appeared on the CUInsight Network podcast to discuss what’s happening in the payments industry, challenges credit unions are facing, and solutions to consider.