Cintel Federal Credit Union merges with Connexus Credit Union
WAUSAU, WI (November 18, 2013) — Cintel Federal Credit Union (Cincinnati, OH) announced today that members have voted to merge with Connexus Credit Union (Wausau, WI) effective January 1, 2014.
Connexus will offer Cintel members a stronger customer service experience and greater depth in lending. The merger will also allow Cintel members to optimize and expand their convenience through online services and expanded ATM availability. Connexus has members in all fifty states, with branches in New Hampshire, Ohio and Wisconsin.
This merger is mutually beneficial, allowing Cintel to obtain products and services required for member retention and expansion. Connexus is seeking growth through diversification and the opportunity to expand into a larger metropolitan area, where they already have a presence.
Cintel President/CEO, William Zimmer III says, “We will be able to increase and enhance our product availability with a competitive edge that would not happen without this merger. Connexus has been recognized for their superior products and services by Forbes, CNN Money, PC Magazine, AARP, Bankrate.com and Kiplinger. This is an exciting time for Cintel members and staff, and will allow us to continue to celebrate our member-first philosophy. Our members’ service experience will be enhanced in ways not possible before.”
J. David Christenson, President/CEO of Connexus Credit Union adds, “In the end, when members win, we win. Credit unions are an important choice in the financial services realm. We must be strong, visible, and innovative. This is an exciting time for Cintel members and staff, and will allow us to continue to celebrate our member-first philosophy. Our members’ service experience will be enhanced in ways not possible before”
About Connexus Credit Union
Connexus Credit Union, headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, has $497 million in assets and serves more than 78,000 members. A national credit union with members in all fifty states and abroad, Connexus Credit Union members utilize automated online banking and website services for account service and transactions. The credit union was founded in 1935.
Formed in 1938, Cintel Financial Federal Credit Union is a not for profit, federally chartered, and federally insured, full service financial institution. Currently Cintel offers members two branch locations in downtown Cincinnati and Norwood, Ohio.