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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 […]

Q&A with Larry Pressley, CEO and President of City Employees Credit Union

Larry Pressley, CEO and president of City Employees Credit Union in Knoxville, will retire on Tuesday, April 30. Here’s a Q&A in honor of Pressley’s 41-year credit union career. How long did you work within the banking/credit union industry? 41 years. Describe your first role within the financial services industry. Collection manager. Looking back on […]

Q&A with Denise Cooper, CEO of Upper Cumberland Federal Credit Union

Denise Cooper, CEO of Upper Cumberland Federal Credit Union in Crossville, will retire on Tuesday, April 30. Here’s a Q&A in honor of her 45-year credit union career. How long did you work within the banking/credit union industry? As of April 24, 2024, I have worked in the credit union industry for 45 years. I […]

Tennessee Credit Union League Hosts 90th Annual Convention and Expo

The Tennessee Credit Union League welcomed more than 250 credit union professionals and more than 120 exhibitors to Gatlinburg, Tenn., for the League’s 90th Annual Convention and Expo. Tuesday Highlights The three-day event opened on Tuesday with a charity golf tournament to benefit Inheritance of Hope, a nonprofit that helps children and families facing the […]