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Check out some of the latest news articles and find out what’s new with Cardinal Credit Union.

Jared Furina - Willoughby Manager

New Willoughby Branch Manager

Cardinal announces new Willoughby Branch Manager: Jared Furnia. Six years ago, I began my banking career at First Federal of Lakewood. Within a year, I was promoted to Branch Operations Manager. And in March 2018, I transferred to Rocky River to serve as their Manager, and dedicated the remainder of my tenure to operations and sales of the Rocky River Branch. I was instrumental in increasing deposits on file, developing a robust loan pipeline, as well as achieving my national mortgage license. I grew up in Syracuse, New York,  but moved to Ohio in 2013 to begin a banking career.…

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Children with Piggy Banks

Celebrating April Children & Youth Month

Celebrated as “Children & Youth Month” since 1938, April is the perfect time of year for everyone to demonstrate that Americans are committed to their communities, and all the children that inhabit them. America’s youth represent the future of our nation. It is up to us to equip them with financial knowledge, leadership skills, and a commitment to serve others, that will remain with them into their futures. Cardinal Credit Union has been actively involved in Financial Literacy Education with children of all ages, since its inception, in 1953. In many instances, Cardinal has been the driving force on behalf…

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Cardinal’s Westlake Branch will close effective May 28, 2019.

Cardinal’s Westlake Branch will close effective May 28, 2019

Important Information About our Westlake Branch Dear Members, Cardinal Credit Union has made the difficult decision to close its Westlake Branch, located at 26931 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH.  While this branch will permanently close its doors on May 28, 2019, Cardinal will continue to operate as it has for over 66 years.  The branch staff will take other positions within the credit union. Read on to learn about some alternative service options that are available to you. Please review the accompanying Member Resource Guide for convenient access options. We continue to offer amazing deposit and loan rates. Our 12-month certificate…

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2019 Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting Album

Our 66th Annual Meeting was held at the Holiday Inn – Wingate by Wyndham on Saturday, March 9th. More than 250 guests enjoyed breakfast and cash prize giveaways with fellow members, legislators, and staff. Here are some photos.  

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Annual Meeting Saturday, March 9, 2019 LaMalfa Holiday Inn, Mentor • Tickets are free to members, $12.50 for non-members • Tickets available until March 2nd at any Cardinal Branch • Doors open at 9:30 am, meeting begins at 10:00am • Breakfast buffet & door prizes

Annual Meeting

When? Saturday, March 9, 2019 Where? LaMalfa Holiday Inn 5783 Heisley Road Mentor, OH 44060 (click for directions) Tickets are free to members, $12.50 for non-members Tickets available until March 2nd  at any Cardinal Branch Doors open and breakfast is served at 9:30 AM Meeting begins at 10:00 PM Breakfast buffet & door prizes

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Press 1-3 for Telephone Banking Options

Telephone Banking Is Back!

Accessing Your Account Information When using Cardinal’s Telephone Banking for the first time, have your member number handy and the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. The system will then guide you through the process of choosing a new access code. Change your access code to a 4 digit number that only you know. Note: Your new access code cannot start with a zero. It’s fast and easy to use You get immediate access to a variety on Cardinal account information right over the phone, including: Checking and savings account balance information Recent account activity - last 10…

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Abbie Shibe - Mentor Manager

Cardinal Welcomes Abbie Shibe as Branch Manager

Abbie Shibe has joined Cardinal Credit Union as branch manager. Shibe brings with her 27 years of experience in banking and financial services. She has lived in Mentor for 40 years and attended Lakeland Community College. Christine Blake, President & CEO of Cardinal Credit Union, said “We’re very excited to have Abbie on board. Her depth of experience, knowledge and management capabilities will serve our members well.” "Cardinal has a rich history of member service," says Shibe. "I'm excited to join this amazing team and deliver savings and lending solutions to our members."

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Announcing the Retirement of CFO, Harley Hill

Harley Hill Retires, Eric Rosenblatt named new CFO

After five years as Cardinal’s CFO, Harley Hill retired on December 31, 2018. Through his insightful instruction, deft guidance, and unwaning patience, Harley led Cardinal through four mergers, a new core platform, unprecedented growth, significant expenditure cost reductions, as well as our cultivated foundational SAMM model. Harley served more than twenty years in myriad financial services and prominent leadership roles. We thank Harley, wish him a heartfelt goodbye, and welcome Eric Rosenblatt to the CFO post. Eric has been with Cardinal for two years serving as our valued Controller. He brings with him over 15 years of experience in the…

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Cardinal wins the Fast Track 50 Game Changer Award!

Cardinal Credit Union won the Fast Track 50 Game Changer Award: This award recognizes an individual, new product, company or event that presented a positive reflection of, or generates publicity for, Lake and/or Geauga Counties. By Bill DeBus When it comes to the results of the annual Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 business-awards competition, most interested observers look at two sets of numbers. The first deals with which two Fast Track 50 finalists were named as the No. 1 businesses in the event's Established and Emerging categories. And the second is the order of finish, from 1 to 25, of all Established and…

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Lake County Development Council honors 60 organizations

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the Lake County Development Council on Oct. 26 hosted about 600 attendees and honored 60 local companies, organizations and/or events that have played pivotal roles in shaping economic prosperity in the area. Kirk Stonebrook, executive director of the Lake County Development Council, congratulated Cardinal Credit Union as a Top 60 Economic Drivers winner and expressed appreciation for the “extraordinary” companies moving Lake County forward.

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