|[February 10, 2014]
Sterling Bank Adds iPad App to Biz Mobile Suite
SPOKANE, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
Sterling Bank, the principal operating subsidiary of Sterling
Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STSA), announced today that it has
added an iPad app to its robust suite of business mobile banking
solutions. The Sterling Biz Mobile for iPad app is designed specifically
for business banking customers.
"We are excited to add the iPad app to the recently launched suite of
business mobile banking solutions," said Patricia Baughman, SVP and
product management and market research executive at Sterling Bank. "In
the last two years, Sterling has made significant investments in our
digitally delivered treasury management solutions. The iPad app - along
with our entire Biz Mobile suite - makes a compelling offering for
business customers who want meaningful financial tools conveniently
located on their tablet or smartphone."
Sterling Biz Mobile for iPad provides business customers with the
ability to access information and manage their assets from their Apple (News - Alert)
View account balances and transactions
Search for specific transactions
Transfer funds between accounts with Sterling
Pay vendors and other Bill Pay payees
View and cancel scheduled bill payments
Search for nearby Sterling branches and ATMs
Deposit checks using image capture Mobile Deposit
Sterling Biz Mobile for iPad is available for free download through the
Apple App Store. Sterling Biz Mobile with Mobile Deposit is available at
no charge to existing customers enrolled in Sterling's Business Online
Banking solution. Using the camera on an iPad, customers can make
deposits simply by taking a picture of the front and back of anendorsed
check, entering the check amount and selecting the deposit account.
On-screen confirmations and email notifications communicate the status
of the deposit. The iPad app has improved usability over the smartphone
apps in that it can be used in both landscape or portrait positions and
it brings more information forward to the dashboard landing page. For
details, visit www.bankwithsterling.com/bizmobilebanking.
To ensure business banking customers can make safe transactions across
these digital services, the iPad app integrates various security
features such as advanced sign-on authentication, which uses complex
device identification at each sign-on to mobile banking. When the
service detects an unrecognized device, multifactor authentication works
to further verify the identity of customers before accessing account
Baughman added, "The bank works closely with our primary technology
provider, FIS, when developing our Biz Mobile suite. We are working to
develop additional features, like mobile approval for cash management
services such as wire and ACH transactions, which will be released
For more information about the full suite of Sterling mobile banking
solutions, visit www.bankwithsterling.com/bizmobilebanking.
About Sterling Bank
Savings Bank, the principal operating subsidiary of Sterling
Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STSA) of Spokane, Washington, is a
Washington state chartered and federally insured commercial bank.
Sterling Savings Bank does business as Sterling
Bank in Washington, Oregon and Idaho and as Argent
Bank in California, offering banking products and services, mortgage
lending, and trust and investment products to individuals, small
businesses, corporations and other commercial organizations. As of Dec.
31, 2013, Sterling Financial Corporation had assets of $10.3 billion and
operated depository branches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and
California. Visit Sterling Bank's website at www.bankwithsterling.com.
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