Mid-States Opens Ohio Office
DUBLIN, Ohio-Mid-States Corporate Federal Credit Union has opened a new office here to serve credit unions in the state. Heading up the new office for the Warrenville, Ill.-based corporate will be Vaughn Johnson, who was most recently with KEMBA Financial Credit Union. "We have been approached by credit unions in Ohio asking that our services be made available to them," said CEO David Preter. The new office is not far from the headquarters of Corporate One Credit Union.
Free Weekly Newsletter Offered
LAKEWOOD, N.J.-Credit Union Virtual Assistant is offering credit unions a free, weekly, online newsletter called "Marketing on a Shoestring." The report can be read in fewer than 90 seconds and will feature easy-to-implement, low- cost marketing idea every Friday morning. The company was founded by Laura Enock.
For info: www.cuva.us.
CUSO Reps Are Recognized
ROCKLIN, Calif.-Bank Investment Marketing has recognized three financial advisors from Addison Avenue Financial Partners, the investment CUSO of Addison Avenue FCU, as among the top 50 investment reps in the country. Recognized were Bill Thompson (685 clients, $82.7 million under management), Phil Nguyen (700 clients, $83 million under management), and Bill Heiser (500 clients, $75 million under management).
For info: 877-233-4766.
ALM First Has New Logo, Tagline
DALLAS-ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC has a new logo and tagline. The CUSO, owned by Eastern Corporate FCU, Woburn, Mass., is now using the tagline, "Expert Advice. Premier Service." It has some $6 billion under management.
SWFCU Processing Volume Surges
DALLAS-The $7-billion Southwest Corporate said its check processing volume rose 13% during 2002, when it set a new volume record by processing 349 million checks. The corporate has processing centers in Dallas, Houston and Jacksonville, Fla. Southwest Corporate said it added 98 new users to its share draft program in 2002, bringing to 691 the number of CUs using its services.
The number offering Southwest Corporate image access services also grew by nearly 100 during 2002, and now stands at 332.