Commonwealth Credit Union St. Mathews Grand Opening

Credit Union’s first branch in Louisville, KY

ATLANTA, GA (December 1, 2014)   On October 21, 2014, Commonwealth Credit Union held the Grand Opening for its new St. Matthews Branch in Louisville, KY. This marks the third project completed with its partner LEVEL5 since 2012 (Previous projects include branches in Georgetown and Lexington, KY). The St. Matthews Branch is the first branch project for the credit union in Louisville, the largest city in the state of Kentucky.

David Young, Executive Vice President stated, “Our entrance into this vibrant area of Louisville is a huge win for our members. For years, our membership has desired a strong retail presence in Louisville, so they can better utilize our full range of services. This is a bold move for our Credit Union, Board and Membership and we are excited about growing our footprint in Louisville.”

Karen Harbin, CEO of Commonwealth Credit Union added, “Our partner, LEVEL5, truly shined in structuring a complex deal and getting us into this crucial market, quickly. We are committed to our existing members and potential new members in the largest city in the state, which is long overdue. At Commonwealth, we definitely see our members differently.”

The St. Matthews Branch mirrors the branded look and feel created with LEVEL5 and deployed in Georgetown and Lexington. Furthermore, the branch embraces dialog banking (no teller lines), and includes touch screen technology, video conferencing and sufficient drive thrus to best serve its membership, efficiently.

Alex Rose, Chairman of the Board extolled, “Our partners LEVEL5, do excellent work! I absolutely love the new St. Matthews Branch. The interior is so warm and welcoming; I know our growing membership in Louisville will enjoy it too.”

Click this link for more pictures of the St. Matthews Branch.

About Commonwealth Credit Union:
Commonwealth Credit Union is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution owned and operated by its members exclusively to meet their financial needs. Currently, over 84,000 people from across Kentucky are Commonwealth Credit Union members. To learn more about Commonwealth Credit Union, visit

About LEVEL5
Headquartered in Atlanta, with other offices strategically located to best serve its clients, LEVEL5 is a consulting and facilities development firm that works exclusively with community-based financial institutions across the United States. For a decade, LEVEL5 has assisted hundreds of financial institutions in the development and implementation of growth strategies through its unique services that include consulting, real estate, integrated design, construction management and branding. For more information visit the company’s website at


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