Orange County's Credit Union

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Orange County's Credit Union
Credit union
Founded 1938
Headquarters Santa Ana, California, United States, Santa Ana, California, United States, United States
Number of locations
10 Branches, 1 Headquarters Office
Area served
Orange County, Riverside County, Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill and Cerritos
Website orangecountyscu.org

Orange County’s Credit Union is a Nonprofit Organization community-chartered credit union in California serving individuals living or working in Orange and Riverside Counties, Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood and Cerritos.[1] As of December 2015, Orange County’s Credit Union reported its assets exceed $1.3 billion with a net capital ratio of 9.73% and membership exceeding 94,000.[2]

History[edit]

  • 1938 - Orange County’s Credit Union established as “The Orange County Employees Credit Union” with an initial deposit of $2,663 and J. Arthur Anderson serves as the first president.[1]
  • 1953 - Adopts “Once a Member, Always a Member” policy.[1]
  • 1982 - Installs 1st ATM at the Civic Center Branch in Santa Ana, CA.[1]
  • 2001 - Membership expands to Long Beach, Signal Hill, Cerritos and Lakewood.[1]
  • 2002 - Opens a new 48,000-square-foot (4,500 m2) headquarters in Santa Ana, CA.[1]
  • 2006 - Introduces in-house mortgage company.[1]
  • 2008 - Membership expands to Riverside County.[1]
  • 2008 - Opens first in-store Albertsons branches in Irvine and Norco, CA.[1]
  • 2008 - Receives 2008 Award for Workplace Excellence.[3]
  • 2008 - Opens new branch in Yorba Linda.[1]
  • 2009 - Donates over 5,000 new school supplies to local elementary schools.[4]
  • 2009 - Former CEO, Judith A. McCartney, receives Leo H. Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award from CA Credit Union League.[5]
  • 2009 - Announces 1st Annual Youth Scholarship Program.
  • 2010 - Launches Mobile Banking (First Credit Union in the Southern California Area).
  • 2010 - Receives Top Workplace Award. Ranks in the Top 10 of Mid-Size Companies in Orange County, CA.[3]
  • 2011 - Receives 2 Diamond Awards and 2 Merit Awards at 2011 CUNA Marketing Conference.[3]
  • 2011 - Relocates Lake Forest to new location.[1]
  • 2011 - All-Star Community Angel Winner throws out "honorary first pitch" at Angels baseball game.
  • 2012 - Receives Gold Medal at MAC Conference.[3]
  • 2012 - Launches www.shrinkmydebt.org.[6]
  • 2012 - Hits $1 Billion in Assets.[1]
  • 2013 - Receives 2 Diamond Awards and 1 Best of Show Award at CUNA Marketing Conference.[3]
  • 2013 - Receives Workplace Excellence Award from Peter, Barron, and Stark Companies.[3]
  • 2013 - Opens new Irvine Branch in the Woodbury Town Center.[1]
  • 2014 - Receives Top Workplace Award. Ranks in the Top 20 of Mid-Size Companies in Orange County, CA.[3]
  • 2014 - Receives Best of OC Award. Ranks in Top 2 of Credit Unions in Orange County, CA.[3]
  • 2015 - Launches Instagram profile and gains over 1,000 followers.[7]
  • 2015 - Launches Simple Banking blog and Simple Banking Tips & Advice Newsletter.[8]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Mission and History of Orange County's Credit Union". Orange County's Credit Union. 
  2. ^ "About Orange County's Credit Union". Orange County's Credit Union. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Awards of Orange County's Credit Union". Orange County's Credit Union. 
  4. ^ "OUSD Meeting Minutes" (PDF). Orange Unified School District. 
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame". California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues. 
  6. ^ "Shrink My Debt". Orange County's Credit Union. 
  7. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. 
  8. ^ "Simple Banking Blog". Orange County's Credit Union.