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Work smarter, not harder. The Asterisk Intelligence team brings you a team of analysts who work to interpret your data for insights and opportunity. Tools like Analytics Booth, Report Builder (Query), Dashboards, and Unique Data Management (UDM) give the power to see and control your database. Then we work with you to maximize the benefit of these solutions in the context of our five pillars of data analytics – Finance, Operations, Fraud, Audience, & Marketing.

Unique Data ManagementGood data management means better analytics and is critical to support any business intelligence effort. The Asterisk Intelligence team emphasizes data warehousing strategies and solutions for database administrators at every credit union. Use Unique Data Management (UDM) to customize your member’s profile, increase the archiving of database files, sign on for extended availability of transaction histories, and reach out with opportunities for data exchanges with your 3rd party vendors.

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Meet the Team

Keegan Daniel
VP Professional Services

Beginning his career at CU*Answers in 2007 as a Client Service Representative, Keegan’s quick and thorough understanding of the credit union environment soon saw him promoted to a managerial position within the department. By 2012, his critical business skills and ability to perform at a high level led him to the CU*Answers Management Services team, as the leader of the newly minted Earnings Edge brand. Since its inception, Keegan has led the Earnings Edge team to drive growth and efficiencies for credit union customers and owners. Keegan is known for his all-around expertise, experience, and level of organization that helps credit unions reach their goals of becoming high-performing cooperatives.

Most recently, Keegan has been tasked with managing the Asterisk Intelligence Team. The Asterisk Intelligence team works with credit unions to establish business intelligence teams, develop business intelligence strategies and develop external data warehouse strategies.

Thomas Hull
Business Intelligence Analyst

After joining the CU*Answers family in 2011 as a Staff Accountant, Thomas’ passion for data and analytics became immediately apparent, and he quickly grew to become the corporate resource for data trending and forecasting, financial analysis, and data visualization.

In 2017, Thomas joined the Asterisk Intelligence team as a Business Intelligence Analyst, playing a vital role in new service development. Through his extensive background in finance and corporate accounting, he provides a unique perspective on the value that data strategies can bring to an organization; everything from budgeting and corporate planning, supporting RFP’s, to board reporting.

“I look forward to contributing my knowledge and expertise to the Asterisk Intelligence team by generating knowledge and insight for credit unions, identifying opportunities, and ultimately manufacturing value!”

Annalyn Hawkes
Business Intelligence Analyst

Known for her versatility and value within the cuasterisk.com network, Annalyn began her career with Xtend in 2012 as a Contact Center Representative. Equipped with a sharp attention to detail, Annalyn quickly advanced to the project-based role of Business Support Representative. Her adept project managing skill set led to a management position in 2015, as she assumed the role of Assistant Manager of the Business Support Team.

Annalyn most recently joined the CU*Answers Asterisk Intelligence team in 2017 as a Business Intelligence Analyst, where she shares her experience and passion for data mining, analytics, and business development. Her expansive background at Xtend allowed her to develop invaluable proficiency at using data to find opportunity, strategize action, and track results for impact and trend analysis, making her an asset to both the Asterisk Intelligence team, and our credit union partners.

“I am excited to be joining the Asterisk Intelligence team as organizations are putting so much attention on data! There is so much value in connecting data points to tell a story, and I believe our data analytics and data warehouse solutions will bring that value to credit unions of all sizes.”

Josh Peacock
Assistant Manager Analytics, Business Development

Originally from Southwest Michigan, Josh spent 15 years working in both North and South Carolina before returning to Michigan in the late 1990s to begin his career at CU*Answers. Though he initially served as an independent consultant, Josh accepted a full-time role with the company in 2010. His responsibilities today are twofold: first, he leads a team focused on new product development. Initially, these new products resided only within the company’s core software platform, however, Josh has since expanded his efforts to deliver web-based analytical products to help better serve the CU*Answers client base, and second, he’s engaging in business development activities to expand revenue streams beyond the CU*Answers network.

Though Josh has helped drive innovation in many ways during his two-decade tenure with the firm, one of his most notable achievements came in 2005 as the technical project leader for CU*Answers credit card platform. A true win-win, this platform has since become a major revenue stream for both CU*Answers and its network of credit unions. Today, the platform supports over 100 credit unions that generate over 25 million credit card transactions annually.

Outside of work, Josh has recently developed a strong passion for PICKLEBALL – a sport that is quickly gaining popularity in North America. Josh is also a former Michigan State Racquetball Champion.

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October 16, 2019

Join Us Today – Information on the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us Today – Information on the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting a webinar this afternoon on Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During this webinar, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the… Read more »

Feb 22, 2021

Final Week to Adjust Tracker Retention and Secure a Data Warehouse for Archival

Final Week to Adjust Tracker Retention and Secure a Data Warehouse for Archival

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 19, 2021

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting webinar sessions on Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During these sessions, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the process, and… Read more »

Feb 18, 2021

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting two webinar sessions, Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During these sessions, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the process, and… Read more »

Feb 16, 2021

Two Weeks Remaining to Outline Your Tracker Retention and Archival Policies

Two Weeks Remaining to Outline Your Tracker Retention and Archival Policies

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 12, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence supports credit unions’ annual CDFI re-certifications

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, has recently completed several engagements to assist CDFI-certified credit unions with compiling data for annual re-certification. Credit unions who are certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) can receive federal funding up to hundreds […]

Feb 12, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence announces new partnership with Deb Slavens and BlueOx Credit Union

Deb Slavens, VP of IT from BlueOx Credit Union, recently joined the ranks of the Asterisk Intelligence team with the intention of forming a CUSO that is focused on assisting credit unions with their data resources and how they can best use them. This partnership between Asterisk Intelligence, a division of CU*Answers, and BlueOx Credit […]

Feb 10, 2021

Time to Review Tracker Configurations; Tracker Purges Begin in March!

Time to Review Tracker Configurations; Tracker Purges Begin in March!

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 5, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence debuts KPI Operational Consulting

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, recently added Key Performance Indicators Operational Consulting to their bench of professional service offerings. KPI Operational Consulting engagements take a three-pronged approach to manufacturing value: awareness, education, and data monetization. “We want to empower credit […]

Feb 2, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence completes exploratory analysis for Cumberland County FCU

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, has recently completed an explorative analysis commissioned by Cumberland County FCU. The analysis examined available data on branch activity, studying the members who visit a branch and the transactions which occur at a branch. The […]

Feb 2, 2021