Seneca Nation of Indians Federal Credit Union grand opening

ALBANY, NY (August 20, 2015) — Seneca Nation of Indians FCU has written the attached press release and asked the New York Credit Union Association (NYCUA) to share it with the credit union trade publications.  The newly chartered credit union had their grand opening on August 17.  Also attached is a picture from the grand opening:

From left to right here are the names of the ribbon cutting:

Elizabeth Wolfe, Supervisory Committee; Michael Kimelberg, Chief Operating Officer for Seneca Nation; Jordan Garrow, Secretary to the Board of Directors; Toonie Pierce, Board Member; Connie Scherrer, President/CEO; Todd Gates, Treasurer for the Seneca Nation; Stephen Scott, Deputy Director of Planning; Lucille White, Board of Director Chair

SNI FCU Ribbon Cutting

Additionally, here’s statement from NYCUA President/CEO William Mellin:

“The New York Credit Union Association is proud to welcome yet another new credit union to our statewide movement,” said NYCUA President and CEO William J. Mellin. “The Seneca Nation of Indians Federal Credit Union is the latest example of how more and more New Yorkers are choosing the not-for-profit cooperative model over traditional banks. The Association congratulates the leadership team at SNI FCU, and we look forward to helping them advance their mission and serve their members.”

About The New York Credit Union Association

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Dawn Kellogg
Public Relations and Community Engagement Specialist
The Summit Federal Credit Union
Office: (585) 453-7058  Cell: (585) 330-2363

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