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Two Local Credit Unions Get National Recognition

Two MD|DC Credit Union Association member credit unions – Nymeo FCU and PAHO/WHO FCU were honored as “Best Credit Unions to Work For” by American Banker this year.

Pictured: (Left) Nymeo FCU employees pack food for children in need; (Right) PAHO/WHO FCU dropped off more than 120 dozen donuts to recognize nurses and medical technicians at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

American Banker Magazine recognized 70 credit unions across the country as “Best Credit Unions to Work for”. They published an “interesting fact” and an “Unusual employee perk for each credit union. Two of our local credit unions were included in the 70, coming in at 28 and 24:

28. Nymeo Federal Credit Union

Frederick, Maryland
Assets:$355 million
President and CEO:Victoria Johnston
No. of employees:79

Interesting fact:Every time a member swipes their debit card, Nymeo donates to a local food bank.

Unusual perk:The credit union offers assistance to employees with aging family members that includes transportation to medical appointments, meal delivery, access to elder care and more.

24. PAHO/WHO Federal Credit Union

Washington, D.C.
Assets:$290.8 million
CEO: Miguel Boluda, Jr.
No. of employees:22

Interesting fact: Seasonal contests, including one in jack-o-lantern carving ahead of  Halloween and Dios de los Muertos, are an important part of the credit union’s culture.

Unusual perk:Employees receive up to 40 hours of paid volunteer leave each year.

To read the complete list, go to American Banker

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