Black Knight: Together Credit Union Selects Black Knight Empower LOS to Drive Growth and Streamline Lending Process for Loan Officers and Members

  • Together Credit Union will use the Black Knight Empower Loan Origination System (LOS) to support the growth of the credit union and improve the experience of its members

  • The credit union needed an LOS that would streamline the lending process for its loan officers and members

  • Empower offers “lights out” automation and has an integrated suite of origination solutions to increase efficiency

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – August 10, 2022 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) announced that Together Credit Union, a St. Louis-based credit union with 27 branches nationwide, has chosen the system Empower Loan Originator (LOS) to help drive expected business growth and improve the member experience.

“As a growing mid-size lender, we needed a loan origination system that could grow with our needs as our business grows,” said Doc Dougherty, Director of Loans, Together Credit Union . “The suite of solutions fully integrated into Empower will be a game changer in the way we do business, and the system’s web portals will make the lending process even easier for our loan officers and members.”

Empower LOS offers a “lights out” digital ecosystem built using a cloud-based architecture to drive business growth while reducing operational costs. Together Credit Union has also selected a suite of integrated, web-based origination solutions that will help the credit union better meet the real estate financing needs of its members.

These additional offerings include an industry-leading product and pricing engine from Optimal Blue, a division of Black Knight; machine learning technology for document classification and indexing; and a digital point-of-sale solution that improves the mortgage application process for members and loan officers. Together Credit Union will also use Black Knight’s digital close solution with e-delivery and e-signature capabilities; a suite of property and regulatory assistance solutions; tax and securities services; professional determinations of flood zones; and a comprehensive fee service to help mitigate processing fees.

“Empower is the right loan origination system to help Together Credit Union build member relationships that last a lifetime,” said Rich Gagliano, President of Origination Technologies at Black Knight. “By integrating several value-added solutions with Empower, Together Credit Union will be even better equipped to provide its members with faster, easier access and advanced digital tools.”

About the Dark Knight

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) is an award-winning software, data and analytics company that drives innovation in the mortgage and real estate lending and servicing industries, as well as in capital markets and secondary. Businesses leverage our robust integrated solutions across the homeownership lifecycle to help retain existing customers, win new customers, mitigate risk and operate more efficiently.

Our customers rely on our proven, comprehensive, and scalable products and our unwavering commitment to providing superior customer support to achieve their strategic goals and better serve their customers. For more information about Black Knight, please visit

About Together Credit Union

Since 1939, Together Credit Union, formerly known as Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union, American Eagle Credit Union and Purina Credit Union, has strived to be a trusted financial partner to its members and communities. As a result, the credit union has achieved national recognition for its direct financial benefits for its members and its financial wellness programs for youth and adults.

With more than 136,000 members nationwide and total assets of $2.3 billion, Together Credit Union offers full-service banking and financial solutions, including financial wellness programs, at 27 branches in nationwide and via 24/7 resources and equipment.

As a member-owned, community-focused, not-for-profit financial institution, Together Credit Union is licensed by Missouri and federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Together Credit Union is not a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. or its affiliates. Learn more about