Eglin Federal Credit Union named 2023 Finest on the Emerald Coast in three categories

FORT WALTON BEACH, FL (September 26, 2023) — Eglin Federal Credit Union is proud to announce it was voted best Credit Union, Place to Work and Mortgage Lending Company in the 2023 Finest on the Emerald Coast’s Official Community Choice Awards. Locals, members and employees choose the best businesses in town through nominations and voting. Read the announcement.

Eglin Federal Credit Union has won a community’s choice award every year since the Northwest Florida Daily News started the competition in 2010.

“With thanks to our awesome employees, Eglin Federal Credit Union is very proud to be named best Credit Union, Place to Work, and Mortgage Lending Company,” said CEO and President Jerry Williams. “We are grateful to have earned our member’s trust and business. We are committed to providing five-star service, support and solutions to simplify financial lives in our community.”

EFCU was named Large Business of the Year in 2023 by the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce. Other recent awards EFCU has won include Florida’s Credit Union of the Year in 2022 by the League of Southeastern Credit Union and Affiliates, the Corporate Business of the Year for 2021 by the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, and the Large Business of the Year for 2020 by the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce.

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About Eglin Federal Credit Union

Eglin Federal Credit Union was chartered in 1954 and is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution, federally regulated by the National Credit Union Administration. Membership includes military and civilian personnel on Eglin Air Force Base, Hurlburt Field and Duke Field as well as affiliates of Select Employee Groups in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. In addition to military and SEG affiliations, our membership also includes anyone living or working within our Geographic Field of Membership. Our Mission is to provide our members with five-star service, support and solutions to simplify their financial lives. Funds in your account(s) with us are insured by the National Credit Union Administration to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States. Where Members Matter Most.


Laura Coale
VP Marketing and Public Relations
(850) 862-0111 ext. 1301

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