TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Years ago, as he bounced on stage wearing his fluffy, yellow, Big Bird costume, Jim Park, CEO of Credit Union 24, had never heard of an ATM and didn’t have a clue that he would wind up spending the bulk of his career promoting the use of the machines.

“I had just graduated from Florida State and just out of school. My very first job was marketing for the local public television affiliate and that meant promoting Big Bird too,” explained Park, who will spend his 31st year with the prominent ATM and EFT CUSO this year. “So at different times I put on the bird suit.”

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