First Community Credit Union (FCCU) is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with the University of North Dakota (UND) Athletics. The partnership was announced Thursday, August 17th at the FCCU Grand Forks Branch at 3351 32nd Ave S.
“The First Community Credit Union (FCCU) and University of North Dakota Athletics (UND) partnership is a historic moment for all involved,” said Derek Holt, Grand Forks Market President of First Community Credit Union. He goes on to say, “As a North Dakota based organization that focuses on the financial success of businesses, farmers and individuals in the region, FCCU couldn’t be more proud to support our local UND student athletes, coaches and staff through this opportunity.”
“What a fantastic day for both UND Athletics and Fighting Hawks Sports Partnerships to announce this tremendous partnership with FCCU," said UND Director of Athletics Bill Chaves. "FCCU’s mission and vision certainly aligns with ours and we want to thank Derek and his team for their leadership during this process.”
The partnership is the first of its kind with FCCU and UND, providing new opportunities for student athletes, UND fans and the community. FCCU will begin offering UND Athletics themed credit and debit cards featuring the Fighting Hawks logo in the coming months as part of this exclusive partnership. For more information, visit myFCCU.com/UND.
“This aligns well with our core values of community, integrity, passion and growth. It is an exciting time for our employees, members and communities that we serve. Thank you to everyone involved at UND for collaborating with FCCU on this exclusive partnership. We are honored to be the Proud Financial Partner of UND Athletics,” concludes Holt.
Since their founding in 1939, First Community Credit Union has grown to 29 branches in communities of all sizes across North Dakota and western Minnesota. FCCU has the largest membership of all credit unions in North Dakota and currently serves 46,000 members. National recognition includes the top credit union in North Dakota by Forbes, the top 50 business lending credit union and fourth largest ag lending credit union by the NCUA. Regionally, FCCU was selected as the top 50 Best Places to Work by Prairie Business magazine.
Founded in 1883, six years before the state itself was established, the University of North Dakota gave North Dakota its name when the former Dakota territories separated into two distinct states. Today, UND is a busy 521-acre campus, the state's largest. UND has emerged as an innovator in engineering, medicine, aviation, and unmanned aircraft systems.
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