Cutting the ribbon for ECCU's new branch in Kalamazoo, Mich.

The $399 million Educational Community Credit Union in Kalamazoo, Mich., recently renovated a branch that, in addition to providing financial services, now also features a coffee bar, fireplace, children’s play center and an exhibit area that will display the works of art by area students.

“We are so excited for our new branch,” says Tammy Phelps, ECCU’s vice president of operations. “It allows us to provide members with an even more personal experience, from greeting them at the door when they first arrive to a more intimate transaction experience thanks to a barrier-free service area.”

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Peter Strozniak


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.