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Our History

On April 1, 1936, the Orlando City Employees Federal Credit Union was chartered based on a petition signed by 27 employees of the city. It opened for business in a closet on the second floor of Orlando City Hall with an initial deposit of $140. City of Orlando employees volunteered as credit union employees during volunteer hours. As it grew, the credit union hired employees as permanent staff to replace the volunteers and serve its members.

On January 21, 1974, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) approved the name change to Orlando Federal Credit Union. This change also signaled the beginning of an expanded membership base. Our credit union grew to allow members to join from throughout our community, such as citizens and employees of Orange County, Orlando Utilities Commission, the City of Winter Park, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Lynx. Today, we offer our services to everyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties and the businesses in these counties.

October 1, 2019, marks a historical moment for our credit union; we are officially Orlando Credit Union. By a majority vote, the membership approved the conversion at the special membership meeting held September 5, 2019, to convert from a federally-chartered credit union to a state-chartered federally insured credit union. This change signals the beginning of an expanded membership base beyond Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties, to include Volusia, Brevard, Polk and Hillsbourough Counties.

Our Purpose

Orlando Credit Union was founded on the universal credit union creed of “not for profit, not for charity, but for service.” It’s why nearly 25,000 members turn to us still, more than 80 years after we were founded.

We believe in offering a better banking alternative. Because Orlando Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, our earnings go back into the credit union to be able to offer competitive rates on savings and loan products, and lower fees than other financial service providers. We strive to empower our members to achieve big dreams. 

    Our Team

  • Board of Directors

    The Board of Directors for Orlando Credit Union is an unpaid body of individuals that are elected by the membership. They are responsible to hold management accountable to move the credit union forward. 

    CR “Chick” M., President
    FJ F., Vice President
    Grace C., Treasurer
    Lawrence S., Secretary
    Christopher M., Director
    H. Vincent P., Director
    Maria C., Director

  • Supervisory Committee

    The Supervisory Committee oversees the actions of the Board of Directors and Executive Management to ensure policies are followed and presented to members in a professional manner. The Committee also oversees the yearly audit and verifies membership account data. They are appointed by the Board of Directors.

    Andrew D., Chairman
    Lucy C., Member

  • Executive Management

    Suzanne W., President/CEO
    Tom D., Chief Financial Officer
    Carol M., Vice President of Human Resources
    Cliff S., Vice President of Retail Operations
    Sharon B., Vice President of Member Experience
    Tony N., Vice President of Lending
    Victor G., Vice President of Information Technology

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