News Releases

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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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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News Releases | February 18, 2022

UFCU New Location Serving Georgetown Coming in Late 2022

Opening in late 2022, residents and employees in the Georgetown area will have nearby access to the award-winning financial services of UFCU.

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News Releases | February 7, 2022

UFCU Named a 2022 Best Workplace for Working Parents

UFCU, Austin’s largest locally owned financial institution, has earned recognition for being a “Best Workplace for Working Parents®,” a designation that is given annually by Early Matters Greater Austin (EMGA)

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News Releases | February 4, 2022

UFCU Earns Four 2021 Pacesetter Awards

UFCU Investment ServicesTM advisors, through our investment services partner CFS*, earned four Pacesetter Awards for their 2021 efforts.

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News Releases | January 28, 2022

UFCU Employee Honored for Decades of Caring Service

UFCU has announced it will honor the legacy of retiring employee Laurie Thomas by renaming the former Internal Caring Service Award the Laurie Thomas Award for Caring Service.

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News Releases | December 17, 2021

2022 Annual Meeting and Election of Directors

An election is scheduled in conjunction with UFCU’s 2022 Annual Meeting for four places on the Board of Directors.

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News Releases | October 26, 2021

UFCU Launches Second “House That Credit Unions Built”

UFCU Leads a Coalition of Austin Area Credit Unions for Second Year to Build Home with Habitat for Humanity

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News Releases | October 12, 2021

UFCU is Top Austin Mortgage Producer — Again

UFCU topped the Austin Business Journal’s list of Top Mortgage Companies by outpacing all Austin-area mortgage companies in both number and volume of mortgages closed in 2020.

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News Releases | September 1, 2021

UFCU To Fund New Texas State University Scholarships

UFCU continues its commitment to higher education with the announcement of a scholarship partnership with Texas State University Athletics.

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News Releases | August 10, 2021

UFCU Names Michael Crowl as President

UFCU has named Michael Crowl as President, a newly created executive role at the 85-year-old not-for-profit cooperative with $7.5 billion in assets under management and serviced.

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