Ventura County Credit Union earns Business of the Year award

Community-chartered credit union to receive award at the 50th Annual Community Award Ceremony

VENTURA, CA (March 28, 2017) — Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU), a not-for-profit financial institution, was selected to receive the “Business of the Year” award at the 50th Annual Top Ten Community Awards hosted by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the award were chosen for their positive impact on the business community in the past year.

The Annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held at the Serra Center in Camarillo on Friday, March 24. Recipients attended in semiformal dress attire for the cocktail reception and banquet dinner.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Chamber,” said Joseph Schroeder, president and CEO of VCCU. “VCCU strives to make our community better and provide excellent customer service and expertise to our members. On behalf of myself and the rest of VCCU, we’d like to personally thank the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce for this wonderful recognition.”

VCCU is one of 12 businesses being highlighted by the Camarillo Chamber for its important contributions toward the improvement of the business community. VCCU invests its profits back into the credit union to benefit members and the community. VCCU also actively supports a wide variety of local nonprofits through its annual CommUNITY Giving program, which encourages employee volunteerism by compensating staff for up to 40 hours of community service per year. VCCU serves more than 70,000 members living in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

To learn more about VCCU’s services or to become a member, call 1-800-339-0496, visit a branch or go online to For more information on the Chairman’s Award of Excellence or to view the entire list of winners, visit

About Ventura County Credit Union

Ventura County Credit Union was chartered in 1950. It is the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura County, with eight offices, more than 80,000 members and more than $900 million in total assets. VCCU offers a complete line of loans, federally insured savings, 24-hour electronic access services and more. Call 1-800-339-0496 or visit for more information.


Joe Schroeder
President and CEO
Ventura County Credit Union

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