The email from the NCUA to current Western Bridge members summed it up: “Today, the National Credit Union Administration Board awarded Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union (Catalyst) the exclusive right to acquire Western Bridge Corporate Federal Credit Union (Western Bridge).”

Signed by Scott Hunt, director of the Office of Corporate Credit Unions, the email continued: “In making this decision, the Board contemplated the proposal that best fit its stated goals of minimizing service disruption to members of Western Bridge and obtaining the least long term cost to the insurance fund. Catalyst has a proven track record of integrating operations in prior acquisitions and employing sound business practices to maintain continuity of operations. Catalyst has committed to provide the same array of payments services presently provided by Western Bridge.”

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