CU Service Network welcomes U-1st Community FCU as shared branching client

LAKEWOOD, CO (June 7, 2019) — CU Service Network is excited to announce that U-1st Community FCU of Carlsbad, NM, is now part of the CO-OP Shared Branching Network. Their branch in Carlsbad, NM is quite a welcome addition to the network, as U-1st now offers the only shared branch within a 160-mile radius!

Their branch will join the 5,600 other branches who are a part of the national network. Theresa Quinonez, CEO of U 1st Community FCU commented, “As a credit union, our number one reason for being here is to provide service to members. Whether they are ours or not, it really does not make a difference.” U-1st Community FCU certainly will be able to fulfill this duty, as Carlsbad is in need of a shared branch. The city is experiencing an oil and gas boom and is growing exponentially, attracting individuals from all over the nation to work in the Permian Basin. A shared branch will provide these recent transplants a way to connect with their hometown credit unions, allowing them to make deposits, withdrawals, payments and more.

The Shared Branching Network now spans across all 50 states, but gaps in the network do still exist. CU Service Network is always thrilled to welcome a credit union to an underserved area of the country and strengthen the network. The CUSO provides shared branching and back office services to credit unions in New Mexico, among many others.

For more information on shared branching, please visit, or contact CU Service Network at / (720) 945-7235.


About CU Service Network

CU Service Network, LLC, established in 1992, is a Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) owned by 50 credit unions, and serves nearly 200 participating clients. We provide a variety of progressive solutions that drive credit union success, from back office services, like accounting and compliance, to delivery channel products, like shared branching. We are leaders in credit union innovation, cooperation and research. For more information on CU Service Network’s outsourced accounting services, please visit, or contact CU Service Network at or (720) 945-7235.

U-1st Community FCU

U-1st Community Federal Credit Union was established on October 3, 1955 and serves the people of Eddy County, New Mexico. They help with individual loan and checking account needs and offer a wide variety of products and services, including consumer loans, money market accounts and more. With over 55 years of experience, their member service representatives give honest solutions to fit individuals’ needs.


Alicia Disantis
Marketing Program Manager
CU Service Network

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