Greater Iowa Credit Union and First Community Trust announce partnership to offer investment and retirement services

Greater Iowa Credit Union (GICU), based in Central Iowa, and First Community Trust, N.A. (FCT), based in Dubuque, announced a new partnership to offer trust services, investment management and retirement services to their members.  FCT services include investment management, retirement planning and retirement income strategies, as well as trust and estate administration.

“We are proud to announce our partnership with First Community Trust that will bring a more comprehensive financial experience to our credit union and help Iowans have greater access to advice they can trust about issues that matter,” said Scott Zahnle, President and CEO of GICU.

FCT is a nationally chartered trust company headquartered in Dubuque that offers trust, investment and retirement services, primarily through credit unions. With more than 25 years of financial industry experience, FCT Trust Officer Jason Freese will office at GICU to offer onsite help and services.

“Our organization is honored to partner with Greater Iowa Credit Union, which allows us to serve more Iowans throughout Central Iowa,” said John Gonner, CEO of FCT. “Our team is committed to helping Iowans make financial decisions that give them peace of mind when it comes to planning for the future.”

About Greater Iowa Credit Union (GICU)

Headquartered in Ames, Iowa, Greater Iowa Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative offering a full range of financial services to people in communities throughout Iowa. The credit union was founded in 1932 by Iowa State University buildings and grounds crew employees and has since grown to $650 million in assets and serves 36,000 members worldwide.  They are committed to advancing positive change and financial empowerment in a socially conscious way to promote financial inclusion.  For more information, visit


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