Evansville Teachers FCU Opens Branch In Bowling Green, Kentucky
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union continued its growth trajectory with the opening of a full-service office in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Friday, December 28.
ETFCU chief executive officer and president Bill Schirmer, along with the credit union’s board of directors, noted that with 2,000 members already living in the Bowling Green area, opening a full-service branch there was an easy decision.
The Bowling Green office will offer all credit union services, including the popular Vertical Checking which pays 3% APY on balances from $1 to $20,000. Nikki Sebree-Ligon, a veteran of the financial industry in Bowling Green and Owensboro, will manage the location.
The Bowling Green office, at 544 Lovers Lane in Kentucky’s third-largest city, is the fourth full-service office under the brand of Liberty Financial, a Division of ETFCU, joining branches in Franklin, Tennessee, and (two) in Louisville, Kentucky. ETFCU also operates Liberty Financial mortgage-only locations in Birmingham, Alabama; Bowling Green, Henderson, Louisville, Lexington and Owensboro, Kentucky; Madison, Mississippi; and Nashville, Tennessee. A second full-service location will open in Franklin, Tennessee, in early 2019. Under its original banner, ETFCU – recognized as “best in state for banks and credit unions” by Forbes in 2018 — operates offices in Evansville (6), Fort Branch, Mount Vernon, Newburgh, Princeton and Vincennes in Indiana, and in Henderson and Owensboro (2) in Kentucky.
ETFCU was founded by teachers from the Evansville school system and then-Evansville College in 1936, but has long been open to other prospective members and their families. It includes more than 205,000 members and has assets of more than $1.8 billion. It has earned the Evansville Courier & Press’ Platinum Award as Best Credit Union for six consecutive years, and it also was named Best of the Best in newspaper balloting in both Gibson and Knox counties in Indiana in 2018.