MADISON, Wis. (2/28/11)--A new alliance between CUNA Strategic Services (CSS) and Passageways LLC offers credit unions ways to collaborate across a wide range of company initiatives. "Credit unions need ways of efficiently sharing information across many audiences, whether they are board volunteers, staff members or executives," said Wes Millar, CSS senior vice president. "Passageways provides the tools for credit unions to effectively communicate governance, compliance and operational issues." The Passageways solutions include portals for boards; strategic planning; and community, vendor, knowledge, lobby, sales and learning management. "As credit unions look for operational efficiencies, making the right information available to staff and volunteers assumes importance," said Paroon Chadha, co-founder/vice president. "Passageways continues to serve credit unions across the country through various collaborative solutions. This alliance will bring increased awareness about our offerings, especially the board and vendor management portals." Based in West Lafayette, Ind., Passageways is privately held by Purdue FCU and Passageway employees. It added 40 new customers in 2010 for its portal products.