A Community Bankers Services of Kansas (CBS) Initiative to Add Value for CBA Members

The mission of Community Bankers Services of Kansas (CBS) is to enhance the profitability of community banks by marketing quality products and services. CBS was formed in 2008 by the Community Bankers Association of Kansas (CBA) leadership, a group of dedicated community bankers who realized that providing CBA members with a competitive advantage through improved access to essential bank products and services was vital to serving its mission of fostering a viable community banking profession.

The CBS Board of Directors continually researches promising new programs. Each endorsed program must be available to all members regardless of size or geographical location, meet stringent quality standards and provide an exclusive member benefit.

Please view the list of Endorsed Providers below, and call us whenever we can be of help, whatever the reason. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

CompanyMain ContactPhone NumberAddressSummaryCBA Seal
Bank Financial Services Group
Rich Bratten
(303) 482 - 18449205 Mountain Brush Ct.
Highlands Ranch
Bank Financial Services (BFS) Group is a national firm that designs, implements & administers non-qualified executive and director benefit plans. BFS also assists banks in the design and execution of structured BOLI portfolios. Rich Bratten, an actuary and CFA, has over a decade of experience with bank clients nationwide.
Robert Mendez
(405) 605-39008601 Commerce Park Dr
Oklahoma City
Our Bankers Private Cloud provides a secure and reliable network for your bank, with the flexibility and infinite scalability to meet your strategic and operational goals. Plus, Bankers Private Cloud by BankOnIT provides you the ability to compete by simplifying information technology while at the same time providing you more capabilities than ever before.
Financial Management Services, Inc. (FMSI)
Chuck Crouch
(913) 955-335511235 Mastin Street, Suite 203
Overland Park
For nearly 25-years, Financial Management Services, Inc. (FMSI) has been a full-service investment advisor and balance sheet consultant for community banks. FMSI is a registered investment advisor with a fiduciary obligation to its clients so both parties' interests are aligned. It is our mission to provide community banks the same professional financial expertise as regional and global banks. Our goal is to improve profitability by increasing net interest margin and supporting management with balance sheet strategies. FMSI applies proprietary analytics to the total balance sheet. We partner with management to help meet your institution's goals for return on equity and risk management. We believe our experience and analysis will allow your bank to optimize its balance sheet to maximize earning within management/board risk tolerances.
Fitech Payments
Berin Lacevic
(682) 201-5551
301 Commerce Street, Suite 1400
Fort Worth
Fitech Payments is the leading merchant services provider that is committed to helping community banks be competitive and relevant in today's market. Fitech is more than just a vendor- we are a partner and our company was built on the belief that immeasurable value still exists in personal relationships. We apply this belief to every bank partnership and every individual bank customer we support. At Fitech, we appreciate community banks and recognize that each one has different needs. We are a team of very passionate people working everyday to provide our bank partners and merchants with the best payment solutions possible, customized to meet your specific goals. Our mission is to exceed your expectations by providing your customers with an exceptional experience while providing you the tools you need to grow.
ICBA Bancard/TCM Bank
Linda Echard
(800) 242-47701615 L St NW Ste 900
ICBA Bancard and TCM Bank provide community banks access to competitive credit, debit and merchant processing options (as a direct issuer or agent bank) to help them strengthen their customer relationships and bottom lines. Additionally Bancard offers comprehensive card management tools ranging from card issuance to turnkey marketing to best-of-breed operational support, including the exclusive Fraud Loss Protection program. Competitive credit card portfolio valuation, consultation and purchase options are also available.
ICBA Securities
Jim Reber
(800) 422-6442775 Ridge Lake Blvd Ste 175
ICBA Securities provides a full suite of investment products and services for community banks through its exclusively endorsed broker, Vining Sparks. Included are traditional debt securities, interest rate products, whole loans, and M&A and bank valuation services. Vining Sparks also has state-of-the-art asset/liability and bond accounting products. ICBA Securities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ICBA, provides a full calendar of educational events for community bankers and investment professionals. ICBA Securities is the only broker/dealer owned by the community banking industry.
MPA Systems, LLC
Jim Crouse
(940) 458-2600
3475 High River Road
Fort Worth
MPA Systems has been in the modular bank business 55 years, and specializes in a Disaster Recovery Program that includes a fully equipped modular bank building, generator, furniture, camera/alarms and phones. MPA offers a satellite connectivity package that provides a connection to the internet, in the event of a disaster, plus more. MPA Systems provides a turnkey solution for bank remodeling projects: new branch locations and a temporary branch for lease or sale.
Matt Morrow
(515) 558-76276700 Pioneer Pkwy
SHAZAM is a national member-owned debit network, processor and core provider. Founded in 1976, SHAZAM delivers choice and flexibility to community financial institutions throughout the U.S. and is a single-source provider of the following services: debit card, core, fraud, ATM, merchant, marketing, training, risk and ACH. Learn more at shazam.net, and follow @SHAZAMNetwork.
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Stacy Sheehy
(877) 863-1306212 7th St NE, Charlottesville
In 2016, SNL Financial and S&P Capital IQ, two of the world’s leading financial analytics providers, joined forces as S&P Global Market Intelligence to deliver the most sector-specific, comprehensive and reliable intelligence in the industry.

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. For community banks, we offer solutions to help bankers evaluate market opportunities, manage risk and maximize performance.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals and companies to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit the S&P Global website.
Danielle Horton
(314) 579-8321940 West Port Plaza
St Louis
Travelers provides their SelectOne insurance product which leverages their historic commitment to financial institutions providing a customizable portfolio of coverages designed to support the needs of community banks.
UNICO Group, Inc.
Diana Poquette
(402) 499-101111405 Wingfoot Dr
Kansas City
UNICO Group, Inc. is a 100 year old insurance brokerage firm. The largest locally owned agency in Lincoln and one of the largest in Nebraska with branch offices in Columbus, Fremont, Kearney and Kansas City. One of the areas that UNICO specializes in is Financial Institution Products and Services. Diana Poquette, a dedicated Bank Specialist travels the State of Kansas. She can assist your bank in having proper coverage for the bank with Bonds, D&O, property and workers compensation.
Brian Robinson
www.works24.com3508 French Park Dr Ste 1
Works24 is the leading provider of on hold phone messaging and music services exclusively for banks and financial institutions. Works24 takes your short telephone wait times for customers placed on hold, and turns them into excellent communication opportunities to help you effectively cross-sell and cross-promote your bank products and services. Works24 has a bank-specific business model that is highly effective, simple to implement, and minimal in cost.


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