Pelican State Credit Union merges with Firestone Lake Charles Federal Credit Union
SULPHUR, LOUISIANA (July 16, 2021) — On June 1, 2021, Pelican State Credit Union ($570.3 million in assets) officially merged with Firestone Lake Charles Federal Credit Union ($12.5 million in assets), welcoming 1,358 members to its financial family.
The merger added a new Pelican branch to its array of locations dispersed throughout Louisiana. The branch is now one of two Pelican branches in Calcasieu Parish and is located at 150 South Cities Service Highway in Sulphur.
Pelican will continue to directly serve and provide membership to the employees of the 22 businesses that were partnered with Firestone in the Sulphur area, including Team Industrial, Firestone Polymers, Sulphur Parks and Recreation, Turner Industries, and Versa Integrity Group.
The credit union continues to invest in the community along with the Sulphur branch, adding a new ATM, opening additional job positions, and getting involved in local events to ensure the mission of Firestone lives on.
Pelican currently serves over 65,000 members and has 300 employees across the state of Louisiana. This is the credit union’s fourteenth merger to date, and the sixth in the last five years.
For merger resources and to learn more about the benefits of Pelican membership, visit pelicanstatecu.com/firestone.
About Pelican State Credit Union
For over 60 years, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. The credit union is dedicated to improving the lives of its members through safe, competitive products and educational services. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge, to serve Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers, and state office personnel. They have since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving over 60,000 members. For information, visit pelicanstatecu.com.