Aventa Credit Union Chairman of the Board celebrates 50 years of volunteer service

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (April 22, 2016) — Aventa Credit Union is pleased to announce that Michael Fansler, Chairman of Aventa’s Board of Directors, is celebrating his 50th year of volunteer service to the credit union.

Mr. Fansler began his volunteer service in February 1966 when he became a member of the Supervisory Committee and later joined the board of directors. He has held the positions of Treasurer, Vice Chairman and Chairman on the Aventa Board of Directors. He has spent 18 of the last 20 years as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Fansler has also served on the board of directors for the Colorado State League as well as the audit committee. Locally he had a strong influence on the former Pikes Peak Chapter of Credit Unions and various other credit union related organizations. Other credit union service includes serving in an advisory capacity for SunCorp Corporate Credit Union.

“Mr. Fansler is an engaged member, educator, supporter, credit union defender and advocate. He has continued to educate himself and has received numerous commendations, awards and certificates for his involvement and service. He is a visionary and at the same time applies those 50 years in a very steadfast, knowledgeable role. He is Aventa’s walking library of history. We congratulate him on 50 years of service” said Gregory Mills, Aventa’s CEO/President.


About Aventa Credit Union

Aventa Credit Union was founded in 1957 by the Colorado Springs Utilities Department. Today, Aventa has grown to more than 30,000 members and $244 million in assets. The credit union offers a wide variety of financial products and services throughout the nine counties they now serve. Membership is open to anyone that lives, works, worships or attends school in Alamosa, Chaffee, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Pueblo, Saguache and Teller Counties.


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