Paladin fs Announces New Partnerships to Drive Equality with Core Banking Vendors

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The CorePoint and Ncontracts team up with leading core and IT negotiator to secure better terms for community financial institutions.

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Paladin fs, the hard-hitting negotiator redefining the status quo in core and IT banking contracts, today announced new partnerships with banking service providers, The CorePoint and Ncontracts, to further its mission to secure better terms and pricing on behalf of community banks and credit unions.

"We’re excited to join forces with Paladin because we value the role they serve in our industry and want to see them continue to succeed,” said Julia Hernandez, Chief Operating Officer at The CorePoint, a provider of integrated solutions for pricing and selling core deposits to financial institutions across the country. “We believe that these financial institutions gain immense value through the negotiating tools and expertise that only Paladin can provide."

Armed with its team of industry experts and Paladin Blue Book™ of unprecedented core and IT vendor data, Paladin fs has saved community financial institutions an average of $1.2 million per engagement, while securing more equitable contract terms in the process. By partnering with Paladin fs, The CorePoint and Ncontracts aim to further expand the company’s reach so more banks and credit unions can finally get a fair deal from their core and IT vendors.

“We at Ncontracts are thrilled to collaborate with a company like Paladin that so seamlessly links with our vendor and risk management solutions,” said Michael Berman, CEO of Ncontracts. “We feel confident that our combined sales efforts will yield impactful results in terms of capturing market share to better serve the financial services sector.”

These partnerships provide a clear example of how leaders in the banking industry are committed to creating positive change in the health and vitality of community financial institutions by securing fairer deals and higher service levels from their core and IT suppliers, along with greater access to innovative, customer-facing technologies.

“We understand that in order to survive and thrive, community institutions have no choice but to rely heavily on their core and IT vendors - but they deserve these services at a fair price,” said Aaron Silva, founder and CEO of Paladin fs. “I’m very excited to see more and more partners realize that by working together, we are creating a stronger and more equitable ecosystem for all involved.”

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Armed with its proprietary Blue Book of vendor contract, pricing and market data, Paladin fs is a hard-hitting negotiator that stands up to the Core IT banking oligopoly to secure better business terms and pricing for community banks and credit unions - ensuring a 'win-win' deal for financial institutions and vendors alike. Saving an average of $1.2M per client engagement, Paladin not only persuades Core IT providers to eliminate thousands of unfair, one-sided business terms in their current contract, but also protects the institution from ever over-paying or signing a bad deal again. With Paladin’s Lifetime Contract Protection, banks and credit unions can rest assured they will continue to receive fair market deals because Paladin will review all quotes for free for the duration of the contract.
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The CorePoint was founded in 2010 by a bank CEO. After decades in financial institution leadership, founder Neil Stanley, decided to take what he had learned, developed and tested in the financial institutions he had led and create a product line up that he found was missing in the market. Years later, The CorePoint is going strong and provides refined processes, products, and training for pricing and selling loans and deposits to financial institutions across the country. We are a company built by bankers - with bankers in mind. Our systems enable financial institution employees to display and deliver value that goes beyond rate alone.


Ncontracts is the leading provider of vendor and risk management solutions for banks and financial institutions. Our comprehensive and secure online product suite and team of exceptional legal, financial, technology, and client services experts enable banks to successfully manage their third-party vendor relationships and contracts, assess and address compliance risks and audit findings, and replace manual tasks with time-saving and cost-cutting software and guidance.

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