The Summit Federal Credit Union opens new, 2nd drive-thru lane at Buffalo’s Delaware/Hertel branch

ROCHESTER, NY (January 26, 2022)The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit), one of the fastest growing credit unions in Western New York, the Finger Lakes Region, and Central New York, today officially opened a new, second drive-thru lane at the Delaware/Hertel branch in Buffalo open to both members of The Summit and shared-branching members.

The drive-thru lane was designed by SWBR, a Rochester-based architectural firm. The general contractor for the project was RP Oak Hill Building Company, Inc., based in Buffalo.

This expansion will enhance branch’s commitment to offering members the premium service that they have come to expect at The Summit.  Keith Parwulski, Director, Regional Branch Services for the Buffalo area commented, “All drive-thru hardware, in both lanes, is brand new, giving us the most current equipment to service our members.  The second lane allows us to more quickly service those that choose to bank with us at the drive-thru lane.”

Alessandra Sunderlin, The Summit’s Vice President of Member Relations said, “A second drive-thru lane at this branch demonstrates how much The Summit has grown here in Buffalo. We are so happy to be able to offer our Buffalo members even more efficient service.”

The Delaware/Hertel branch of The Summit Federal Credit Union is located at 2290 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216.  Hours are Monday and Tuesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm; Wednesday, 10:00am – 4:00pm; Thursday, 9:00am – 5:00pm; Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am – 1:00pm. ATM services are available 24 hours.

Delaware-Hertel Member Services Staff Jemy Rahman and Helen Siuta; Branch Manager Mialacha Cheney; Keith Parwulski, Director of Regional Branch Services for Buffalo; Alessandra Sunderlin, Vice President of Member Relations


About The Summit Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1941, The Summit Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned, full-service financial cooperative. With over $1.3 billion in assets, The Summit has over 230 employees and provides a full range of affordable financial products and services to over 91,000 active members in Central New York, the Finger Lakes Region, and Western New York.   The Summit is dedicated to the rich diversity of the communities that they serve. You will regularly see their staff out and about in the community supporting other not-for-profit organizations that share their mission and values.

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Dawn Kellogg
Public Relations and Community Engagement Specialist
Office: (585) 453-7058 Cell: (585) 330-2363

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