Employee Stories

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    Spreading Inspiration and Homeownership

    As a first-generation Mexican-American, Veronica S knows better than many about overcoming challenges, including securing affordable housing. Since 2010, the UFCU financial health program specialist has pulled from her personal experience to help UFCU Members overcome financial challenges to achieve their dreams.

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    Looking Out for the Details

    Part-time birding enthusiast Nancy M enjoys spotting the unique details of Austin’s natural bird habitats and species. At UFCU, she turns that eye for detail to helping Members navigate the home construction process.

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    Treating Members Like Family

    Service, community, and teamwork are the mantras that UFCU Mortgage Loan Office Scott W lives by. UFCU helped Scott W turn his commitment to family and community into helping Members achieve their homeownership dreams. The opportunity to do rewarding work every day is what drew Scott to UFCU.

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    An Adventure in Member Service

    Busy mom and grad student Megan T is adept at juggling. At UFCU, her project management skills are valuable assets as she helps lead UFCU’s continual “adventure” in Member service.

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    Paying It Forward

    Native Austinite Izzy G can often be spotted at the Texas Rowing Center, kayaking on Lady Bird Lake, or boating on Lake Travis. In addition to natural beauty, Austin also offers plenty of higher education resources. With the help of UFCU, Izzy has taken full advantage of educational opportunities by earning his master’s degree. In turn, he is helping educate others.

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    Speaking Up for Financial Literacy

    Derion J’s voice has opened a lot of doors for him over the years. When the Houston native isn’t singing at a wedding, he might be officiating one. While he loves music, he says he’s officiated so many weddings now that he considers that his new hobby. It was also Derion’s voice that got our attention when he first applied to be a UFCU teller.

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    Walking the Talk

    When Alexis R started at UFCU more than eight years ago, she was overjoyed to find that the organization walks the walk in terms of leaning in to the mission not only when it comes to UFCU Members, but also when it comes employees. 

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    Life-Changing Relationships

    When Yashar T joined the IT Member Systems department at UFCU in 2015, he was looking forward to the innovative and creative aspects of his new job. What he got was that and more, including life-changing relationships.

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    Finding Her Work Family

    When Amber D moved to Austin and started a new career at UFCU, it was a brave choice. She didn’t know anyone in the city, but was ready for a new adventure. She’s been with the cooperative almost five years now and says she has found her work family.

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    Building Community

    UFCU helped Evan W turn his passion for biking into a team that raises thousands of dollars every year for the local community. The culture of community is what drew Evan to UFCU, where an open door policy and teamwork benefit both employees and the Members they serve.

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    Passionate About Helping Others

    James B is a Member who has found employment, passion through service, and even his wife at UFCU.

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    Top-Notch Service

    For Melissa A, who celebrated 20 years with UFCU this year, UFCU is like family. Great service, passion for helping others, and a commitment to the membership make it her ideal workplace.

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    Success and Happiness

    Jamie C has lived a life of service. After eight years in the US Army, she now focuses her generosity and integrity on the Members of UFCU, who depend on her for financial health services tailored to them.

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