Preferred Venders

PAR/WACHA has preferred vendors that provide products and services that can help financial institutions, credit unions and companies maximize their business efficiencies, improve payment processes, and reduce risk and costs. PAR/WACHA does not endorse any organization over another nor guarantee any pricing, due diligence or background information but we encourage you to learn more below!

Argos Risk

Argos Risk® specializes in Third-Party Risk Intelligence (TPRI) for ACH compliance (KYC, KYCC and TPPP’s) and risk management. In today’s environment, you need to know your customers, vendors and prospects. Business health can deteriorate overnight, so the sooner you know about a change, the better. That’s why we provide Argos Risk®, a cloud-based analytics service for Third-Party Risk Intelligence and automated ACH/RDC risk management. It delivers fast, actionable information that helps you understand and manage the business and financial health of your entire ACH network. Score and track ACH/RDC risk, understand peak risk exposure and set appropriate limits. Forecast the business health of customers and get automated alerts when something changes. Argos Risk: there’s nothing easier or more affordable for ACH/RDC compliance and risk management.

One Corporate Center III | 7300 Metro Blvd, Suite 360 | Edina, MN 55439 | 877-RISK-411 | 

CFC Technology

CFC Technology

Since 1998, CFC has “uncomplicated” growth for more than 900 financial institutions nationwide with best-in-class, RDC, mobile banking and mobile deposit solutions. Our RDC Managed Services™ tailored approach allows us to partner with your financial institution, allowing you to focus on customer relationships while we focus on merchant on-boarding, RDC installations, scanner leasing, scanner support, Help Desk and training services. The net result: You will save money, free up staff time and increase your merchant satisfaction.     

7100 Northland Ct. #305 | Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 | (763) 235-5321 | |

ezForex, Inc., Inc., a Longview, Texas based corporation, is the nation's leading foreign exchange service provider for financial institutions. Founded by Evan Shelan in 1994, eZforex was created to provide currency to credit unions, banks, travel-related companies, and direct consumers prior to departing the United Sates for travel. Today, with over 4,000 banks and credit unions, eZforex provides a turnkey solution for financial institutions in need of foreign currency and international transfers.

213 N Fredonia Street, Suite 240 | Longview, TX 75601 | 1-877-393-6739 |

G2 Web Services Llc

G2 Web Services is a global information company that uses technology and analyst expertise to help banks, processors and their partners ensure safer and more profitable commerce. Clients representing over half of merchant outlets globally use G2’s solutions to identify bad actors and keep them out of the payments system. Banks, processors and their partners use G2’s data, tools and expertise to perform better due diligence and monitoring so they can grow their portfolios while taking on acceptable risk. Widely regarded as the market leader, G2 helps clients confidently handle known and unknown threats and manage changing rules and regulations.

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Guardian Analytics

Guardian Analytics helps financial institutions protect their customers and their business. Our solution stops payment fraud by detecting internet banking account takeover and fraudulent transactions. Our innovative fraud prevention uses behavioral analytics to proactively detect anomalous activities and defend against the wide array of threats targeting online banking. Our proven solution is rapidly deployed, easy to use and easy to maintain.

2465 Latham St.,Suite 200 | Mountain View, Calif., 94040 | 650.383.9200 |

Laru Technologies

Laru Technologies provides a wide variety of tools to monitor and contain ACH risk. Laru’s products provide independent audit systems in accordance with OCC guidance and bring a new level of business intelligence to risk analysis.

400 Plaza Drive, Suite 210 | Folsom, CA 95630 | Phone: 916-458-6149 |


Secure Banking Solutions is the consulting spin-off from the National Center for Information Security at Dakota State University, which you can read more about below. Dr. Kevin Streff is the Director for the National Center and also the founder of SBS. Our mission is to provide Financial Institutions with exactly what they need, in a professional and timely manner. Our specialty is the ability to tailor your product to you, and helping you determine what “Size and Complexity” really means. We currently work with hundreds of Financial Institutions of all shapes and sizes providing a range of services that align with the industries’ most rigorous requirements, down to the scaled-back “just get me something valuable” services.

700 S Washington Ave, Ste 200 | Madison, SD 57042 | Phone: (605) 923-8722 |


The SHAZAM network was founded in 1976 and is one of the last remaining member-owned and -controlled EFT networks and processors in the industry. SHAZAM provides EFT services to more than 1,500 community financial institutions in 30 states. SHAZAM specializes in providing debit card processing, card authorization services, information security solutions, and much more.

6700 Pioneer Parkway | Johnston, IA 50131 | Toll-Free: (800) 537-5427 | is the premier talent management site for financial industry careers, brought to you by an alliance of state banking associations working together. Whether you are looking for a job with a financial institution, a service provider or a regulator, or you are an employer with a position to fill, BankTalentHQ is here to help you find what you need!

Illinois Bankers Association | 524 S Second St, Suite 600 | Springfield, IL 62701
217-789-9340 | 800-783-2265 |

ACH Alert

ACH Alert's founders continue to pioneer the electronic payments industry. The entrepreneurial team has been successfully bringing electronic payment solutions to market for over 25 years. Leveraging past knowledge, ACH ALERT™ went from concept to reality in 2007. ACH ALERT™ ‘s cutting edge technology is designed to reduce cost, financial loss and reputation damage associated with ACH and Wire fraud. Our mission is simple:

  • Provide financial institutions with an electronic payments decision portal they can offer to their clients to help them protect themselves
  • Prevent ACH and Wire fraud
  • Automate manual, labor intensive processes
  • Help financial institutions generate revenue with our services
  • To increase corporate, small business and consumer confidence in ACH and Wire payments and improve the customer experience

PAR/WACHA Members receive discounted pricing on ACH Alert products and services!

ACH Alert | 8920 B Transport Lane, Suite 1 | Ooltewah, TN 37363
866-265-8961 |