Our Mission & Vision

At heart, we’re more than just a financial institution. As a credit union, our mission, vision, and core values are at the forefront of every decision we make as an organization.

Our Mission 

To create successful futures for membersemployees, and communities, one relationship at a time. 

We’ve seen firsthand how we can affect members’ financial lives when we focus on your unique needs, problems, or challenges. Whether you are buying your first home, looking ahead to retirement, or any one of life's challenges, we want to connect with you and build a relationship that ensures your success.

Our Vision

To create financial security and a better quality of life. 

Whether we are creating a new product or plan to offer a new service, we aim to create a better quality of life for our members and our communities. Helping you to achieve personal financial security not only improves your life, but also trickles down to all of our members and our cooperative. This helps creates a positive impact on the communities in which we live, work, and play.

Our Core Values

  • We are honest, ethical, and respectful in our actions and interactions.
  • We invest our time, talent, and resources to achieve an enduring, positive impact.
  • We set ambitious goals and deliver exceptional results.
  • We own our decisions and actions.
  • We work as a team, strengthened by our diversity, to exceed expectations.

Our core values define who we are as an organization and how we act as a group of professionals committed to excellence for you - our members.

Comparing Credit Unions and Banks - The Credit Union Difference

While both credit unions and banks offer similar financial products, we have a different core value system and structure. 

Credit Unions  Banks 
Member-owned Owned by investors 
Member service-driven Profit-driven 
Profits are returned to members through
services like free ATMs, better rates, and lower fees 
Profits go to stockholders 
Democratically governed and elections are
based on a one-member, one-vote philosophy 
Governed by paid shareholders and voting rights
depend on the number of shares owned 
Invest directly back to members Invest in corporate bonds or stock market 
Members elect a volunteer Board of Directors
to represent their interests 
Have a paid Board of Directors who represent the owners and customers do not have a voice or voting privileges 

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