Posted by MeridianLink | November 18, 2021

MeridianLink Announces Preferred Partnership with the National Consumer Reporting Association

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced its preferred partnership with the National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA). NCRA and its affiliates are the leading providers of consumer reporting services to Consumer Reporting Agencies and resident screening companies in the United States and are committed to promoting the growth of the consumer reporting industry.  

“With over 10 years of supporting the Association, we welcome MeridianLink as a preferred partner and supplier of software solutions to inquiring consumer reporting agencies throughout the United States,” said NCRA Executive Director, Terry Clemans. “Our members across both mortgage credit reporting and resident screening know and trust MeridianLink’s technology, and we are proud to endorse them to our members seeking solutions to accelerate their digital transformation efforts.”  

MeridianLink is participating in the NCRA’s 29th National Conference, taking place this week in Tucson, Arizona. Members of the organization will be in attendance to provide more details about its industry-leading solutions, including the following:  

  • Mortgage Credit Link™(MCL): Browser-based, API solution that provides a stable and powerful fulfillment hub for consumer data verification and analytics. MCL is a platform for credit resellers and verification service providers to power their entire business.  
  • Smart API™/Credit API®Easy-to-use API for access to consumer credit reports and other verification services. 
  • TazCloud: A robust, cloud-based platform with a comprehensive suite of background screening applications, third-party integrations, and powerful analytics. In addition, TazWorks QuickLease Pro is a mobile-friendly digital application for landlords and property managers to securely collect rental applications and electronically generate and sign lease documentation. 

“Operating as a preferred partner of the NCRA is an honor, and we are pleased to bring our innovative solutions to even more consumer reporting agencies,” said Charlie Lee, chief marketing officer of MeridianLink. “Our MCL and TazWorks offerings represent decades of industry innovation, and we are excited to work with the NCRA and our clients as we drive CRA platform innovation.”  

About MeridianLink  
MeridianLink® (NYSE: MLNK) is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies. Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, MeridianLink provides services to more than 1,900 customers, including a majority of the financial institutions on Forbes’ 2021 lists of America’s Best Credit Unions and Banks. Further information can be found at 

About the National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA) 
The NCRA, founded in 1992, is a national trade organization of consumer reporting agencies and associated professionals that provide products and services to hundreds of thousands of credit grantors, landlords, property managers, employers and all types of general businesses helping then make informed business decisions.  

NCRA’s membership includes 80% of the mortgage credit reporting agencies in the United States that can produce a credit report that meets the requirements of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD for mortgage lending. Additionally, our members are the leading providers of reports for resident screening which has NCRA’s focus specifically on the needs of America’s Housing Industry. 

NCRA shares its knowledge and understanding of the industry with its members through the Annual Conference, Educational Tele-Seminars, and educational publications. NCRA also provides members value added strategic partnerships, like this relationship with Meridian Link to assist members in growing their businesses and strengthening their relationship with their customers.   


Press Contacts: 
Becky Frost 
(714) 784-5839 

Terry Clemans, NCRA Executive Director 

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