5-Star Compass Community Credit Union building a better future together

EUREKA, CA (November 9, 2023) — BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Credit Union and Bank Rating Firm, is pleased to announce that Compass Community Credit Union has once again earned its top (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Having earned Bauer’s (5-Star) rating continuously for 54 quarters, Compass Community Credit Union has also earned an even higher assignment as an “Exceptional Performance Credit Union”. This designation is reserved solely for credit unions that have earned this top rating for a minimum of 10 years consecutively (40 consecutive quarters) or longer.

“As a member-owned credit union, Compass Community Credit Union keeps its focus on its field of membership (or FOM)”, remarks Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “The employees of Compass Community Credit Union are people just like those in its FOM. That means, whatever its members are going through, the employees are likely going through the same thing. They are unflinchingly by your side to help that better future come to fruition.”

“We have been serving members in our community and meeting their financial needs since 1951,” said Compass Community Credit Union CEO, Ray Litchfield. “Our focus is always about doing what is right for our members. That’s our strength and I believe that is how we have earned this top rating for over 40 consecutive quarters.”

About Compass Community Credit Union

Compass Community Credit Union serves members in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, or worships in these three counties. For over 73 years, Compass Community Credit Union has been offering financial solutions to members. For more information, visit


BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt-out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at


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