Cindy Helton Cindy Helton

On Sept. 1, 1976, the Bee Gees’ “You Should Be Dancing” was the number one song in the U.S. On that same day, Cindy Helton walked, and possibly danced, into the Tampa, Fla.-based Suncoast Credit Union as a student intern from Tampa Bay Technical High School. Forty-six years later, Helton will retire from Suncoast ($15.7 billion in assets, 1,082,957 members) as the executive director of the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation.

Helton is, by far, the longest tenured employee of Suncoast. On Friday, Helton will retire from the credit union – the only place she’s ever worked for her entire career.

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