OKLAHOMA CITY (7/10/14)--The Cornerstone Credit Union League has bestowed its Juntos Avanzamos designation on FAA CU, Oklahoma City, with $546 million in assets (Leaguer
Juntos Avanzamos translates to "Together We Advance" in Spanish.
The designation--the first assigned to a credit union in Oklahoma and the 27th overall--recognizes credit unions that successfully complete a rigorous application process that affirms its capacity, commitment and compassion to serve the financial needs of Hispanic families.
"We have been serving the Hispanic population for a number of years and we are committed to serving, empowering and enriching these families," Steve Rasmussen, FAA CU president/CEO, told Leaguer
. "This designation demonstrates and strengthens our commitment to help our members in the community build strong financial futures."
FAA CU's second-busiest branch operates from the heart of a Hispanic community in the Oklahoma City metro area, according to Rasmussen.
The branch employs a bilingual staff, and its interior design is intended specifically to engage Hispanic members.
Further, the credit union provides top-quality services geared towards Hispanic members, including:
Bilingual services in six of its seven branches;
Second chance checking;
Lines of credit and credit cards;
A home loan product;
A Spanish call queue for non-English speaking members;
Signage and marketing materials in both English and Spanish; and
Advertising with local Spanish media.
FAA CU will officially be awarded the Juntos Avanzamos designation with a flag-raising ceremony hosted by Cornerstone.