Fairwinds Credit Union

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Fairwinds Credit Union
IndustryBanking, Financial services
Founded1949 (1949)
(69–70 years)
HeadquartersOrlando, Florida, United States
Number of locations
36 (2016)
Area served
Central Florida
Key people
Larry F. Tobin
President & CEO
ProductsSavings; checking; consumer loans; mortgages; credit cards; online banking
Total assetsIncrease US$2.1 billion[1]
Number of employees
536 (2013)
A glass-clad and brick exterior of a modern-style, two-story building
The FAIRWINDS Alumni Center at UCF

Fairwinds Credit Union is an American member-owned credit union that is headquartered in Orlando, Florida and serves the Central Florida area. Fairwinds is regulated under the authority of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and has 178000 members and assets of $2.1 billion.[1] The credit union, opened in 1949, has 492 full-time employees and 69 part-time employees, or 340 members per employee, compared to a national average of 455.

Fairwinds is the official credit union for Universal Orlando and its team members since 2006.[2] Additionally, Fairwinds is a sponsor of the Orlando Solar Bears since 2014, as well as the official credit union for Orlando City Soccer Club.[3]

Starting in 2012, Fairwinds became the official banking partner of the University of Central Florida, its students, and alumni.[2] Since 2005, there has been an on campus FAIRWINDS Alumni Center which offers a 10,000 square foot "state of the art facility" for alumni or students to rent next to the CFE Arena.[2]



  • "Article: FAIRWINDS Latest To Hit The $1 Billion Threshold.(Brief Article)". Credit Union Journal. August 9, 2004. Retrieved 30 December 2009.
  • Bevan, Shaun (July 24, 2009). "Fairwinds Credit Union grants employee wishes". Orlando Business Journal. Retrieved 30 December 2009.
  • "Broadway Across America- Orlando Announces Fairwinds Credit Union As New Sponsor". June 18, 2009. Retrieved December 29, 2009.


  1. ^ a b Fairwinds History
  2. ^ a b c "Inside Fairwinds".
  3. ^ "Orlando City Soccer Club Debit Card". Fairwinds Credit Union. Retrieved 19 February 2015.

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