Groundbreaking ceremony for new Elko branch

Greater Nevada Credit Union is expanding its footprint in Eastern Nevada

CARSON CITY, NV (February 14, 2020) — On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Nevada’s largest domiciled, community-owned financial institution, Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU), hosted a groundbreaking event for its new free-standing, full-service branch located on the corner of 12th and Idaho streets. The branch, scheduled to open late summer of 2020, will feature personal service from local GNCU staff, video-lending capabilities, drive-up Interactive Teller Machines (ITMs) and more.

Local dignitaries attending the groundbreaking ceremony included City of Elko Mayor Reece Keener and Elko Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Billie Crapo.

“GNCU is thrilled to be adding another location to serve Nevadans in Elko County,” GNCU Vice President Members Services Tom Wambaugh said. “The support we have received from the local community is incredible and humbling. We’re proud to be in Elko and we look forward to further improving the lives of our members and businesses here.”

GNCU has served the Elko community with its current credit union branch located inside the Walmart Supercenter on Mountain City Highway, and its subsidiary Greater Nevada Mortgage office located on Railroad Street. With the expanding footprint that will include the new branch, GNCU is committed to its passion To Help More People Live Greater by providing even more access to personal and business banking products and services to eastern Nevadans. GNCU’s other eastern Nevada branches are located in Wendover and Ely.

To learn more about Greater Nevada Credit Union, visit or call (775) 882-2060.

Left to right at the February 11 groundbreaking ceremony for the new Greater Nevada Credit Union branch in Elko are GNCU Board of Directors members Rob Joiner, Bill Arensorf, Vernon Dalton (emeritus), and Alex Talmant; Elko Chamber of Commerce CEO Billie Crapo; City of Elko Mayor Reece Keener; and GNCU President/CEO Wally Murray.

About Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU)

Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) is headquartered in Carson City, Nev. and has been helping Nevadans with their financial needs since 1949. The credit union serves more than 75,000 consumers and small businesses, has over $1 billion in assets, and is the largest community-owned financial institution domiciled in Nevada. GNCU’s subsidiaries include Greater Commercial Lending, Greater Nevada Mortgage and Greater Nevada Insurance. GNCU has been consistently recognized as a Best Financial Institution in many of its service areas, a top employer by the Reno/Tahoe Best Places to Work Awards, and is a three-time USDA National Lender of the Year. GNCU is also the title sponsor of Greater Nevada Field in Reno. For more information, call (800) 421-6674 or visit


Media Contact
Jancy Ulch
(775) 686-7432 |

More News