Sitting from left is McKinley Wooten, SECU board chair, and Charles E. Sanders, co-founder of GKCU. Standing from left are Sid Phillips, GKCU board chair; Shawn Wilson, manager/CEO of GKCU; and Mike Banks, SECU senior vice president.

The $26 billion State Employees’ Credit Union in Raleigh, N.C., and the $11 million Greater Kinston Credit Union in Kintson, N.C., have signed an agreement that will manage Kinston CU’s IT operating systems and services.

SECU will provide full IT back-office support that is expected to help GKCU minimize operational expenses and invest in growth opportunities. SECU’s IT systems are expected to provide the platform for GKCU to offer member products and service with greater convenience and accessibility, according to a joint statement released by the credit unions.  

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