Ventura County Credit Union recognized for commitment to diversity

Local financial institution awarded by NAACP at annual banquet

VENTURA, CA (November 24, 2015) — Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) announces its recent recognition as a receipient of the Corporate Award from the Ventura County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The award was presented to VCCU by Al Duff, an emeritus VCCU board member, at the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet on Oct. 10, 2015.

The NAACP Corporate Award honors organizations that demonstrate hard work and a willingness to practice diversity in the workplace. The annual banquet –– themed “Injustice anywhere is a threat to Justice Everywhere” –– further acknowledges the local businesses and leaders that have made a positive impact on the Ventura County community.

“Since our founding, more than 65 years ago, we have always maintained our commitment to the people of Ventura County — including our staff, members as well as the community at large,” said Joe Schroeder, VCCU president and CEO. “We pride ourselves not only on providing high-quality service but also on making our workplace diverse, happy and healthy for all of our employees.”

VCCU has seven branch locations throughout Ventura County and more than 30,000 ATMs nationwide through its participation in a CO-OP network. The credit union offers a full suite of financial services — from savings and checking accounts to credit cards and business loans to financial planning and investment resources. VCCU membership is open to all who live, work or attend school in Ventura County or Santa Barbara County.

To learn more about VCCU’s services or to become a member, call 805-477-4000, visit a branch or go online to

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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