First Community Credit Union, Beloit, Wis., announced that the members of Rock County Employees Credit Union, Janesville, Wis., have voted to merge their credit union into First Community Credit Union.
Battle Creek, Mich., CU picks up 1,500 members to add to its 29,000.
The $385 million First South Financial Credit Union of Bartlett, Tenn., is adding to its Memphis-area footprint by merging the $12 million Dyersburg CU.
CEOs in 10-minute sitdown explain reasons for consolidation.
The $540 million Great Lakes Credit Union in Illinois has had a big year in mergers–four of them–and its latest of the long-troubled Federated Family CU provides Great Lakes first entry into Wisconsin.
Sudden retirement of Northwest Community CEO led to end of merger move between healthy CUs as new CEO settles in.
Combination would create a single nationwide shared branching network for U.S. credit unions.
Northwest Community, Mid Oregon had announced plans last fall but backed off as economy faltered, CEO changed at Northwest Community.
“We see this merger as a model for the future of strong, viable corporate credit unions,” said Brad Miller, CEO of Tallahassee, Fla.-based Southeast Corporate, in announcing the decision of his corporate to pursue a merger with Columbus, Ohio, based Corporate One.
When it comes to writing the ideal manual on a successful credit union, Mina Worthington and Paul Regimbal of Yakima, Wash. hope they get to be principal authors.