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Benefits of Shared Branching

Have you ever wondered how your members would access their funds if your credit union were disabled by a disaster like a fire, tornado, or flood? Have you considered ways to retain your membership even if they are moving out of your area or even out of the state? We have a product called Shared […]

US Community Credit Union Announces New CFO and COO

US Community Credit Union President and CEO Ben Johnson announced two new appointments to the Executive Leadership team. Kameran Laux has been named the new chief financial officer and J.R. Jernigan as the chief operations officer. Both individuals have long-standing histories with the organization and bring tremendous skill sets to their respective roles. “The most […]

Lowland Credit Union Merges with ORNL Federal Credit Union

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) recently awarded ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU), the second largest federally chartered credit union in the state of Tennessee, a merger with Lowland Credit Union (LCU). Following state regulatory approval and LCU member’s vote of approval, the merger was effective May 1, 2024. ORNL FCU is the continuing […]

Enrichment Federal Credit Union Celebrates Grand Reopening of Northshore Branch and Donates $25,000 to East Tennessee Charities

Enrichment Federal Credit Union presented a $25,000 donation to East Tennessee Charities on Friday, May 3, during the EFCU Northshore Branch Grand Reopening Celebration. The donation is part of EFCU’s Community Enrichment Program, which donated more than $195k to local nonprofit organizations in 2023. The donation, which is given quarterly, is presented to nonprofits voted […]

Use Summer Awareness Events to Keep Your Credit Union Top-of-Mind

Anniversaries and awareness events are great communication vehicles for educating your credit union members and the community at large. Here’s a look at upcoming summer awareness events and tips on how to incorporate the campaign. World Elder Abuse Awareness Month June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month. This month works to not only educate people […]

Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union Promotes Hutchins and Taylor

Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union (ACFCU) recently promoted Hannah Hutchins to marketing manager and Savanah Taylor to branch manager. Hutchins joined ACFCU in July 2021 as a member service representative. She was promoted to marketing specialist in November 2022, where she was responsible for the design and development of marketing materials, promotions and the credit […]

Fortera Credit Union Announces Appointment of Nathan Brown as CFO

Fortera Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan Brown as chief financial officer (CFO). Nathan brings a distinguished background in strategic leadership and organizational success. With 14 years of experience in the credit union industry, he has honed his expertise in financial management, detailed analytics and risk management. Nathan will play a […]

Four Credit Union Leaders Inducted Into Tennessee Credit Union Hall of Fame

The Tennessee Credit Union League and Volunteer Corporate Credit Union (VolCorp) inducted four credit union leaders into the Tennessee Credit Union Hall of Fame during the League’s 90th Annual Convention and Expo in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The Tennessee Credit Union Hall of Fame, created in 2010, recognizes the commitment, leadership and dedication deserving individuals have made […]

League Announces 2024-2025 Board of Directors

The Tennessee Credit Union League is honored to announce its 2024-2025 Board of Directors. The new leaders were elected in a meeting of the board of directors held before the League’s Annual Business Meeting, which occurred during the 90th Annual Convention and Expo. The board works to ensure that the League’s initiatives serve the needs […]

2024 Tennessee General Assembly Credit Union Recap

Four months and 1,678 bills filed later, the 2024 session of the 113th General Assembly of Tennessee is in the books, closing in the early evening of Thursday, April 25. The Tennessee League had one of its busiest sessions in recent history, working on over a dozen different issues affecting credit unions and their members. […]