1st Advantage FCU Holds 60th Annual Business Meeting

Lorrie Carter, Marketing Director
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
757-877-2444 ext. 3041

(YORKTOWN, Va.) – 1st Advantage FCU held its 60th Annual Business Meeting on May 17, 2012.  With over 150 members in attendance, the excitement was high with anticipation for the remarks from CEO Paul Muse and Board of Directors Chairman, Larry Smail.  CEO Paul Muse announced 1A’s new vision statement, “To Be the Most Trusted Provider of Financial Services in our Community.”  

The meeting opened with the election of the new 1A Board of Directors.  1A is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 Board of Directors:

  • Tom Cameron – New Chairman
  • Sylvester “Mac” McClellan – Vice Chair
  • Fred Blough – Treasurer
  • Brenda Dawson – Secretary
  • Paul Adamo – Director
  • Melissa Gutridge – Director
  • Larry Smail – Director
  • Blair Smith – Director
  • Andrae Via – Director
  • Michael Flanary – Director Emeritus
  • Betty Wiggins – Director Emeritus

1A also awarded the 2012 Directors’ Scholarships to four well deserving Greater Peninsula high school students.  In honor of their academic achievements, each student was presented with a check for $2,000.

About 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union is a locally owned and operated credit union chartered in September, 1951 as Fort Eustis Federal Credit Union. The financial institution’s assets have grown from $500 to over $568 million as of March 31, 2012. 1A has approximately 57,000 members and operates 11 branches in Southeastern Virginia, with offices in Yorktown, Williamsburg, Newport News, Gloucester, Hampton and Richmond.  For more information about 1st Advantage and its products and services, please visit

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