IBEW Local 56 Federal Credit Union was chartered in 1961 - Once A Member ... Always A Member

About Us

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The Credit Union is Member Owned, and has been in the business of serving it's members and families since 1961. We are dedicated to providing quality service for all your financial needs.

Unlike other financial institutions, a credit union is a "not for profit" financial cooperative. Once you deposit money into a share account at the credit union, you become a member and an owner. Every member is an owner with an equal vote.

The Credit Union Family Tree is currently serving members of I.B.E.W. Local #56, StroehmannBakery, Advanced Business Systems, Birkmire Trucking Co., Metro Health Center, Advanced Protection Services, A-1 Automotive, AAA West Penn/Erie County, Furman Enterprises, Inc., West Erie County Democratic Committee their employees and members of their families in three counties of Pennsylvania and wherever they may relocate.

We encourage family membership. Family shall mean spouse, children, parent, grandparent, grandchildren, sister, brother, and their spouses.

Board of Directors

Christian M. Kossbiel President
Victor Kraus Vice President
Raymond C. Barber Treasurer
Louise K. Clemens Secretary
Michael Alberico Security Officer
William J. Farnen Asst. Secretary/Alternate
Charlene M. Hedderick Alternate
Thomas S. Wheeler Alternate

Supervisory Committee

Pearl Byers Chairperson
Barbara A. Hackman Member
Melissa A. Kotyuk Member

 Credit Committee

James Markham Chairman/Loan Officer
Jeffrey L. Locke Secretary
Dennis Clemens  
Michael Alberico Alternate
Scott M. Kelso Alternate

 Office Staff

Char Hedderick  Manager
Liz Mercer Assistant Manager
Katy Miller Teller

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