Viewpointe, a leading provider of check image exchange and archive services, today announced that UMB Bank has become a Pointe2Pointe with Internet connectivity customer.
The Viewpointe Pointe2Pointe network continues to appeal to a growing number of financial institutions of varying sizes.
UMB Bank n.a., the Kansas City, Missouri-based subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF), is ranked by Forbes magazine as the "second best bank in the nation." Joining Viewpointe's network helps the bank reach more exchange partners and offer best-in-class check exchange processes, which will help contribute to UMB Bank's ability to provide its customers with unparalleled services.
Joseph Mercer, SVP, Operations Administration, UMB Bank said, "Throughout our history, UMB has defined best practices for financial services companies. Our high standards and careful consideration of processes help us to consistently provide stellar performance; choosing Viewpointe's exchange network aids in our continued effort to provide our customers with the very latest technology."
Implementing Viewpointe's Pointe2Pointe Internet solution allows UMB to conduct check image exchange more efficiently and cost effectively. The service provides a safe, simple and secure platform to connect with other exchange partners, and eliminates the need for a dedicated telecom line.
"Our Pointe2Pointe Internet solution allows UMB to quickly connect to the nation's top financial institutions to perform check image exchange," said Glenn Wheeler, president, Viewpointe Clearing, Settlement & Association Services. "And by adding UMB to our network, Viewpointe's check exchange solution now covers a significant portion of the Central Plains states."