Samaha Associates

e-Business and Technology Consulting Services for Financial Institutions

Quality Service With Results

Samaha Associates’ ability to handle the complex contract negotiation and implementation processes saved the credit union significant expense, while providing the foundation for a healthy long term core data processing strategy. I would recommend Samaha Associates to any credit union challenged with such large strategic projects.

Cheryl DeBoer, President / CEO
Advia Credit Union, Parchment, MI

About Us

Core System Searches and Implementations

With a combined industry experience exceeding 100 years, our team of professionals expertly assists clients on core vendor searches. We have a proven track record of accurately projecting the actual outcome of our conversions before implementation. We mitigate all possible negative internal and external potential points of failure and corresponding client impacts.

Our discovery process includes an exhaustive thorough approach that allows our team to establish a factual baseline and mitigate all potential problems. Our goal is to ensure that we are not just replacing one set of problems for another, which is why we put each of our clients through the following critical steps:

  • Comprehensive Discovery Phase.
  • Complete inventory of existing and prospective vendors.
  • Review of internal workflows, processes and procedures.
  • Request for Proposals composition, submission, reviews and short list processes.
  • In-depth zero-based interview-style vendor reviews with enhanced client created scripting.
  • Exhaustive Gap Analysis.
  • Factual Vendor Score Card methodology.
  • Enhanced negotiations to include all short and long term requirements across all key relationship areas for the duration of the vendor relationship.
  • Enhanced contract updates and aggressive pricing negotiations.
  • Our vigilant project management execution process is our trademark service in which we secure predictable, beneficial outcomes for our clients.

PO Box 1828, Chino Hills, CA 91709
Toll Free: (855) 772-6242
Phone: (909) 597-2020
Fax: (909) 494-5538