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News Releases | January 9, 2023

UFCU Names Rhonda Pavlicek Executive Vice President – Finance and Risk/Chief Financial Officer

UFCU has named Rhonda Pavlicek executive vice president of finance and risk/chief financial officer.

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News Releases | December 12, 2022

2023 Annual Meeting and Election of Directors

An election is scheduled in conjunction with UFCU’s 2023 Annual Meeting for four places on the Board of Directors.

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News Releases | October 19, 2022

Hispanic Chamber Names UFCU Corporation of the Year

The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) has named UFCU its 2022 Corporation of the Year.

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News Releases | October 5, 2022

International Credit Union Day—Empowering Financial Futures

October 20, 2022, marks the 74th International Credit Union Day, and UFCU is proud to both recognize this day and be part of the service-oriented credit union movement.

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News Releases | September 28, 2022

UFCU Names Michael Crowl New CEO and President

The UFCU Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Crowl as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of UFCU.

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News Releases | August 23, 2022

UFCU Announces New Location Coming to Cedar Park

UFCU, Austin’s largest locally owned financial institution, has broken ground on its UFCU New Hope branch.

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News Releases | August 17, 2022

UFCU Names Joe Gonzalez Associate VP of Consumer Lending & Lending Innovation

UFCU has named Joe Gonzalez to the newly created position of associate vice president of consumer lending & lending innovation.

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News Releases | August 17, 2022

UFCU Names Janice Matthews Associate VP of Retail & Lending Experience

UFCU has named Janice Matthews associate vice president of retail & lending experience, a new position for the 85-year-old not-for-profit cooperative.

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News Releases | August 17, 2022

UFCU Names Mike Woods Associate VP of Digital Development

UFCU has named Mike Woods as its first associate vice president of digital development.

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News Releases | July 29, 2022

UFCU Ranks as Austin’s #1 Credit Union — Again

For the seventh year in a row, the Austin Business Journal has ranked UFCU as Austin’s #1 credit union.

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Community Impact · News Releases | July 6, 2022

UFCU and ACC Create $5M Scholarship Fund & Announce Community Pavilion

UFCU is pleased to announce a new $5 million scholarship endowment to benefit students at Austin Community College District (ACC).

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News Releases | May 6, 2022

Prestigious National Award Recognizes UFCU’s HR Innovation

UFCU received HRD’s Innovative HR Teams 2022 Award, one of only nine companies nationwide—and the only credit union—to receive the prestigious award.

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Community Impact · News Releases | April 6, 2022

UFCU Receives ACC Internship Champion Award

In the first year of its Internship Champion Awards, Austin Community College has honored UFCU as an Internship Champion for its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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News Releases | April 5, 2022

UFCU Elects Volunteer Members to Board of Directors at 86th Annual Membership Meeting

As a Member-owned cooperative, UFCU conducts an annual membership meeting to inform you of the cooperative's condition. Please watch the recorded April 4, 2022, annual meeting.

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News Releases | April 1, 2022

Gallup Award Recognizes UFCU’s People-First Commitment

For the second year in a row, Gallup has recognized UFCU as one of the most engaged workplace cultures in the world.

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News Releases | March 2, 2022

UFCU CEO Tony Budet Elected 2022 Board Chairman of CUNA

Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the leading trade group for credit unions in the United States, has elected UFCU CEO Tony Budet as its 2022 Board Chairman.

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Community Impact · News Releases | February 25, 2022

New Prosper Center Empowering More Central Texans to Achieve Financial Stability

Community leaders celebrate Foundation Communities’ newest and largest Prosper Center location with a press conference and ribbon cutting.

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News Releases | February 22, 2022

UFCU Names Bernardo Meza Vice President – Communications and Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer

UFCU has named Bernardo Meza vice president of communications and marketing/chief marketing officer, a new position for the 85-year-old not-for-profit cooperative.

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News Releases | February 22, 2022

UFCU Names John Orton Vice President – Enterprise Risk Management

UFCU has named John Orton vice president of enterprise risk management at the 85-year-old not-for-profit cooperative.

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News Releases | February 22, 2022

UFCU Names Chris Turnley Executive Vice President – Member Experience

UFCU has named Chris Turnley executive vice president of member experience at the 85-year-old, not-for-profit cooperative with $7.8 billion in assets under management and serviced.

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