Great Lakes Credit Union merges with Bell West Community Credit Union

BANNOCKBURN, IL (August 6, 2015) — Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) is excited to announce on August 3, 2015, GLCU merged with Bell West Community Credit Union (Bell West).  The Bell West branch will remain open as GLCU at its current location in Oak Lawn.

“I am thrilled that Bell West members will be joining our GLCU family and continue to enjoy the benefits of a credit union as our two organizations merge,” says Vikki Kaiser, President/CEO of Great Lakes Credit Union. “We are also pleased to be able to provide them with an array of new financial products and services.”

Along with other GLCU locations, the new Oak Lawn branch is open to the public and GLCU encourages consumers to stop-in and take advantage of the variety of financial products and services they offer.

Kaiser adds, “One of GLCU’s main goals is to exceed our members’ expectations by providing outstanding, personalized service and we look forward to providing that personalized service through our professional, dedicated and courteous staff”.

About Great Lakes Credit Union

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Northern Illinois, GLCU is committed to financial empowerment for you. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $1 billion in assets, GLCU is proud to serve more than 80,000 members in the Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Learn more about GLCU’s accounts, educational initiatives and community development programs at


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