Leaders Credit Union Gains Four Certified Financial Counselors

Leaders Credit Union Financial Counselors

Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative in West Tennessee, announces four additional financial champions have become certified financial counselors. Two counselors serve in branches, while the others serve on the community engagement team. The community engagement team was created to take the credit union outside the walls of a traditional branch into the West […]

Jessica Parrish, TVFCU Lender, Named Chattanooga Mortgage Banker of the Year

Jessica Parrish

The Chattanooga Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA), at their Annual Awards Banquet on March 17, named TVFCU mortgage originator Jessica Parrish as Chattanooga Mortgage Banker of the Year for 2022. The award is based on a popular vote among members of the organization and honored Parrish for her achievements in loan production and community involvement. “The […]

Credit Union Professionals Advocate for the Financial Well-Being of Tennesseans 

District 7 meeting with Congressman Mark Green's office.

CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. is the biggest credit union event of the year. The week is jam-packed with educational sessions, networking events with credit union colleagues from across the nation and advocacy visits with state legislators. More than 80 Tennessee credit union leaders attended the record-breaking group of nearly 6,000 GAC 2023 […]

March 23 Marks 100 Years of Tennessee Credit Unions

Tennessee Credit Unions Celebrate 100 Years.

March 23 marks a historic milestone for the financial well-being of Tennesseans. A century ago, Governor Austin Peay signed the Tennessee Credit Union Act, making Tennessee the 14th state to establish state-chartered credit unions. We honor the credit union pioneers who fought tirelessly for a better way to bank, for those who knew then that […]

Training Magazine Ranks Ascend Federal Credit Union #1 in Tennessee, #10 in U.S.

Ascend Federal Credit Union's HR Team

Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, has received Training magazine’s 2023 APEX Award. This is the ninth consecutive year that Ascend has been recognized with an APEX, the only awards program that ranks U.S. companies leading the country in harnessing human capital. Among all companies receiving an APEX Award this […]

2023: A Big Year For Tech, In An Unexpected Way

This year is threatening to be a challenging time for the planet. It is expected to be one of the hottest years on record. And while the world deals with the growing climate refugee issue, the uncertainty produced by the COVID 19 pandemic, massive supply chain disruptions and the Ukraine crisis all have combined to […]

Eric Weekley Named Vice President of Consumer and Mortgage Lending at TVFCU

Eric Weekley Named Vice President of Consumer and Mortgage Lending at TVFCU.

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) announced that Eric Weekley has been promoted from vice president of real estate to vice president of consumer and mortgage lending. This is a new position at the credit union that will combine his current responsibilities in the real estate department with a leadership role in the credit union’s […]

Celebrating Presidents’ Day with Leadership Development

Scenic Community Credit Union hosts leadership development.

With multiple locations and varying shift hours, it can be challenging for credit union employees to gather. Credit unions are solving this issue by creatively using federal holidays for in-person leadership development sessions. The day is a credit union peep rally of sorts and is an opportunity for all employees to gather to hear credit […]

FAA Federal Credit Union Appoints New CEO

Angie Vajdak

FAA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce Angie Vajdak as the new CEO. Vajdak succeeds Todd Vanderpool who served at the helm of the credit union for the past decade. “It has been a great ten years and we have done well in making the credit union strong and resilient,” said Vanderpool. “As such, […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Donates $50,000 to The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee

Ascend senior leadership team takes a field trip to hike Chestnut Mountain with the Nature Conservancy.

Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced today that it has donated $50,000 to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Tennessee. The gift will support TNC projects to improve the water quality and connectivity of the Duck and Elk Rivers in Middle Tennessee. “From the day Ascend was founded 72 years […]