meeting with OneAZ

Agile Practices Promise to Enhance Operational Efficiency and Member Experience

PHOENIX (May 15, 2024) — OneAZ Credit Union is excited to launch a transformational new chapter in its 72-year history through a new strategic partnership with Cornerstone Agility Inc. This collaboration will improve how OneAZ delivers value to its members by transforming its banking applications and delivery processes using Agile methodologies.

“This transformative partnership with Cornerstone Agility marks a pivotal shift for OneAZ, positioning us at the forefront of industry innovation,” stated Brandon Michaels, President & CEO of OneAZ Credit Union. “Adopting an Agile framework is not just about keeping pace with change—it’s about trailblazing it. By enhancing our operational agility, we're not only adapting to the digital era's rapid advancements but also proactively shaping the future of financial services. Our collaboration with Cornerstone Agility ensures that our team is equipped with cutting-edge tools and a forward-thinking mindset, enabling us to anticipate and respond to our members' evolving needs with unprecedented speed and precision.”

The Agile framework is a cutting-edge methodology that enables organizations to embrace change and adjust quickly to provide innovative solutions and elevate the level of value delivered to consumers. Cornerstone Agility Inc. brings a wealth of experience and expertise in driving successful agile transformations at numerous banks and credit unions nationwide. Their proven track record and deep understanding of the financial industry and banking infrastructure make them the ideal partner for OneAZ Credit Union in this endeavor.

Parker Stephenson, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer for Cornerstone Agility, emphasized the importance of embracing change in the current business landscape, stating, "Now is such a critical time to embrace change and organize around value. We are excited to collaborate with OneAZ Credit Union to drive their agile transformation and help them stay ahead of the curve to deliver the best possible applications and experiences for their members."

As OneAZ Credit Union moves forward with its agile transformation, the organization remains dedicated to providing its members with the highest level of service and value and this partnership marks a significant milestone in the credit union's ongoing efforts to innovate and adapt to the changing needs of its members.

For more information about OneAZ Credit Union and its agile transformation initiative, please visit

About OneAZ Credit Union

Serving Arizona since 1951, OneAZ Credit Union is a financial powerhouse managing over $3.4 billion in assets and serving over 185,000 member-owners and 11,000 business owners across 20 branches statewide. We are committed to inspiring dreams and driving prosperity and community growth through innovative and high-quality personal and business banking solutions. At OneAZ, it’s all about banking for the people, not for profit. Discover more at Insured by NCUA. Join us in driving prosperity and building a brighter tomorrow for Arizona.

About Cornerstone Agility Inc.

Cornerstone Agility Inc. is a renowned strategy and transformation consultancy specializing in agile transformations for its client partners. By helping organizations better deliver value for their customers, we support our clients to drive innovation, improve efficiency, and enhance customer experiences.

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