New base commander visits Hanscom FCU

HANSCOM AFB, MA (October 30, 2018) — Hanscom Federal Credit Union recently welcomed newly appointed Hanscom AFB commander Colonel Chad R. Ellsworth to its main branchon basefor a credit union briefing.

The briefing covered Hanscom FCU’s history and role in the local military community, its many charitable endeavors through its foundation, and the credit union’s plans for future growth. It also illustrated the role of credit unions in the financial services industry, and how their ethos of “People Helping People” benefits individual members and society as a whole. Col. Ellsworth was also introduced to several main branch employees during his visit.

“It was a pleasure welcoming Colonel Ellsworth to our main branch,” said Paul Marotta, Chairman of the Board of Hanscom FCU. “We have a special bond with the Hanscom AFB community, and it was important for us to let Col. Ellsworth know how much we value that relationship.”

Prior to his appointment as Commander of the 66th Air Base Group on Hanscom AFB in August 2018, Col. Ellsworth served as a National Defense Fellow at the International Security Program at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Cambridge, MA.He is a career logistician who has served in various positions at the Wing, Major Command, Secretary of the Air Force, Joint Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense levels. He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1993 through Basic Military Training, then received his commission through Officer Training School in 2000 after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL.

“We wish Col. Ellsworth all the best in his new assignment,” Marotta said. “We look forward to working with him in the future to ensure the needs of our local military community arenot just met to his high standards, but exceed them.”

David Sprague, President and CEO, Hanscom Federal Credit Union; Tom Fredericks, Deputy Director, 66th Air Base Group, Hanscom AFB; Col. Chad R. Ellsworth, Commander, 66th Air Base Group, Hanscom AFB; and Paul Marotta, Chairman of the Board, Hanscom Federal Credit Union.

About Hanscom Federal Credit Union

Hanscom Federal Credit Union is a purpose-driven organization based in Littleton, MA, empowering its members to achieve financial wellness. Guided by its five core values of Members First, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Empathy, Hanscom FCU serves more than 95,000 members across the country and overseas through 21 branches, more than 100,000 surcharge-free ATMs, 5,000 service centers, and a web-based branch. The credit union holds $1.9 billion in assets. Follow Hanscom FCU on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter, and check out our MoneyWisdom blog today.


Alexander Caswell
Regan Communications Group




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