Ribbon cutting ceremony at ORNL Credit Union – Alcoa Branch

FORT WAYNE, IN (January 18, 2023) — ORNL Federal Credit Union opened the doors to its recently renovated Alcoa branch in Alcoa, Tennessee on  December 8, 2022 with a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of this renovation. Design Collaborative and Structure First are thrilled with the renovations at this branch opening and are excited to be working on two other ORNL projects currently.

The existing retail branch of over 4,000 SF went through a complete renovation and includes new relocated individual teller pods, multiple private offices, a glass walled conference rooms, new exterior and interior finishes, and a new lobby design to better serve members for today’s banking needs. The new branch lobby has been opened up to improve the flow for members, as well as include a new hospitality area for members and guest waiting.






About Design Collaborative

Design Collaborative is a big-hearted, multi-disciplinary design firm that combines large-firm expertise with boutique-firm service. We discover by listening, learning and building lasting relationships. Along the way, we gather insights, uncover needs and gain inspiration. We design with our lively, team-oriented and detail-driven Fingerprint process, moving your project from a dream to a plan. Finally, we deliver (and celebrate!), as the culmination of our surprise-free approach to your project—and your vision becomes reality. Recently completed projects include: Pizza Hut Corporate Headquarters, SAFE Federal Credit Union’s Operations Center, St. Rita’s Graduate Medical Education Center, Sweetwater Music Store, Promenade Park, and the Bethel Lehman Family Training Center. To learn more about Design Collaborative, please visit the website.


Olivia Yourdon
Business Development & Marketing Coordinator
Design Collaborative


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