The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Michael Abraham as our new CEO. Michael has a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a BA from DePaul University. He has worked for several small community banks, for Citigroup and an auto lender. He joined First Financial Credit Union in January of 2014 as Lending Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in February of 2015. Michael's extensive background in the financial sector and his passion for Credit Unions will help us grow FFCU while maintaining our family culture and financial stability.
The Board and Management Team recently held our Strategic Planning Session for the fourth year of our five year plan. We plan to continue to provide to our members relevant and competitively priced products and services, educational opportunities, high tech options for communicating with our Member Service Representatives while maintaining the personal touch so members can always speak face to face with a member of our team. We will remodel the Skokie branch to make it more usable by our members. We will monitor the financial health of the Credit Union to ensure that we stay strong for our members. We will continue to look for ways to better serve our members and welcome member's suggestions for improvement.
Credit Unions are member owned. The Board, Management Team and Staff all work for the same mission for our Member/Owners: To provide superior financial value with unsurpassed service while maintaining our tradition of stability, trust and security.
Happy Holidays from the FFCU Board of Directors