March 18, 2021
This collection of positive news about credit unions and their activities is assembled from a variety of sources on the Internet and from credit union submissions. Note: links used here are external and the League does not control their expiration dates. To share news from your Indiana credit union, send story links to Kay Neidlinger.
Indiana Credit Unions in the Media
Source: Credit union submissions and internet news reports. Some stories may require passwords for access.
WBOI - by Ella Abbott 3/15/2021
Afena FCU and its "Bridge the Gap" loan program is the subject of this story. League Board Secretary/Afena FCU CEO Karen Madry is among those interviewed. She discusses the program and the credit union's motivation for developing it with community partners. There is a link to listen to the story, which was broadcast on Fort Wayne's PBS station.
American Banker - by Aaron Passman 3/15/2021
NorthPark CU CEO Carma Parrish is among the founders of this national group which aims to share best practices, foster collaboration, offer opportunities for mentorship and more. (Password/subscription required.)
The Republic - by Jana Wiersema 3/14/2021
The credit union's new location opened on March 8. Marketing & Communication Specialist Emily Dial comments in this story.
Credit Union Times - by Natasha Chilingerian 3/12/2021
Two Indiana credit unions are featured in this story, which covers nationwide efforts. INOVA FCU contributed to the World Council of Credit Unions' Global Good initiative. CEO Dallas Bergl is pictured with four staff members. Indiana Members CU made a donation to Carmel H.S. as part of its school spirit debit card program. Business Development Officer Abbi Voegel is pictured at the check presentation. (Password/subscription required.)
CUInsight - 3/12/2021
Jeff George joins the board as a part of Financial Center’s recent merger with Ball State FCU Board and is serving on the Budget and Technology committees.
American Banker - by Aaron Passman 3/10/2021
Members Choice FCU and Indiana Members CU have agreed to merge. Members Choice FCU President/CEO Lori Gonzalez is pictured and that credit union's board chairman, Toby Prince, is quoted. (Password/subscription required.)
American Banker - by Ken McCarthy 3/9/2021
Nina Baker is the subject of this story. She is pictured. (Password/subscription required.)
This story was also picked up elsewhere:
Richmond Palladium-Item - by Mike Emery 3/9/2021
The board of directors appointed Josh Haney as President/CEO. He is replacing Lisa Dykhoff, who is retiring.
Credit Union Times - by Peter Strozniak 3/9/2021
The acquisition of Elberfeld State Bank will increase Heritage FCU's assets to about $877 million.
CUInsight - 3/5/2021
The credit union was named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
CU Today - 3/4/2021
Purdue FCU CEO Bob Falk has been appointed to the Board of Directors of CO-OP Financial Services.
Huntington County Tab - 3/4/2021
The credit union donated $5,000 to the adult education center. President/CEO Kevin Willour is quoted, and staff members are shown presenting the donation.
WANE - by Corinne Moore 3/1/2021
The community investment program from Public Service CU encourages 4,600 members to shop at locally owned businesses. The credit union will randomly reimburse transactions where the credit union's debit or credit card is used at a participating business. CEO Carolyn Mikesell comments.
NWI Life - by Curtis Hankins 3/1/2021
The Member Consultant of the credit union's Crown Point branch is the subject of this story.