Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union rated 5-Stars for 83 consecutive quarters
PENSACOLA, FL (April 17, 2015) – Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is proud to announce it has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security.
A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is one of the strongest in the nation, excelling in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union has earned this highest rating for 83 consecutive quarters, which secures it an even more elite status as a “Sustained Superiority Credit Union.” Only 9 percent of the nation’s credit unions have earned and maintained Bauer’s top rating for so long and with such consistency.
“Competitive rates, low fees and a feeling of ownership: these are the hallmarks of U.S. credit unions. Credit unions like Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, take their responsibility a step further by maintaining the highest level of financial strength for their members,” said Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial.
Financial strength has been the priority for Gulf Winds since its inception in 1954. Through conveniently located branch offices in Atmore, Brewton, Cantonment, Gulf Breeze, Milton, Pensacola and Tallahassee, Gulf Winds has been a source of pride for its members for over 60 years. Gulf Winds (GoGulfWinds.com) is a member of the NCUA and an Equal Housing Lender.
Gulf Winds is a community financial institution with 12 branches serving members who live, work, worship and attend school in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla or Jefferson Counties, Fla. and Escambia County, Ala. Find us online at www.GoGulfWinds.com.
BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to neither rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting www.bauerfinancial.com.