Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Glenna Aurich (holding right side of sign) recently presented the Sterling Federal Credit Union and staff (front row left to right) Dan Kaus, Todd Swedlund, Melissa Dever, Sarah Allison, Darrin Blankenbeckler, Carla Loomis, Claire Mull, Mel Montgomery, Tim Lazaretto, and (back row left to right) Theresa Northrup, Terri Ransdell, Cheyenne Knutson, Sara Edgar, Toni Northrup, David Brungardt and Mickey Dubs.
Sterling Federal Credit Union is a financial cooperative chartered, supervised and regulated by the National Credit Union Administration. Originally chartered as a community credit union in 1938, credit union membership is open to all residents that live in Logan and Morgan County Colorado and their families.
Everyone who joins the credit union becomes a member/owner. Once you’re a member, you are always a member; even if you move from the community. Membership includes the privilege to elect the volunteer board of directors who govern the credit union. Complementing the board is a team of 26 employees responsible for operations; 19 in Sterling and six at the Fort Morgan Branch which opened in 1988.
In the beginning the only services available were share/savings and loans. Early business was conducted by Treasurer Emmett Groce out of his home at 506 Lincoln St. The credit union’s first office was at the Sterling Co-Op Oil Company on South 3rd Street. Growth brought the credit union to its present-day location at 822 W. Main in July 1981.
Over the years, services expanded and today include a complete suite of financial products and services. Along the way Sterling Federal Credit Union earned accolades that include:The first Federal community type charter credit union to attain 1 million in assets in 1954; Recipient of the Sterling Journal Advocates Readers’ Choice Award; Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award from the Credit Union National Association,; Consistently ranked highly among its peer group of credit unions and federal auditors, and most recently, Sterling Federal Credit Union was named #1 of 5,460 Federally insured credit unions by DepositAccounts – LendingTree, based on Capitalization, Deposit Growth, and Texas Ratio.
Sterling Federal Credit Union believes in the philosophy of “People Helping People,” and say it is behind everything they do.
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