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Keesler Federal names Joanna Calhoun regional manager

Keesler Federal Credit Union has named Joanna Calhoun as Regional Manager of Retail Operations for the Gulfport, Mississippi Market. She will oversee operations for the credit union’s locations in Gulfport as well as Long Beach. Calhoun also will serve as branch manager of the recently opened Keesler Federal location in the historic Hewes Building in downtown Gulfport. The credit union ...

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Forbes recognizes Keesler Federal among best credit unions in America

Keesler Federal Credit Union has been ranked as one of “America’s Best In-State Credit Unions” by Forbes Magazine. In its inaugural ranking of America’s best, Keesler Federal is the only credit union in Mississippi to be recognized in the Forbes list. The ranking is based on independent surveys of customers regarding overall satisfaction, willingness to recommend and trust. Forbes conducted ...

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Keesler federal manager selected for ‘Crash the GAC’ National Program

Christian Hartley, Branch Manager for Keesler Federal Credit Union Gautier-Vancleave, was selected to attend Crash the GAC 2018 by the Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association. Crash the GAC is a career-development program for credit union young professionals. It allows them to experience the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference in a dynamic way with exclusive networking ...

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Keesler Federal Names Ben Donald as Pine Belt Regional Manager

Keesler Federal Credit Union has named Ben Donald as Regional Manager of Retail Operations for the Pine Belt Region. He will oversee all daily operations for the Hattiesburg and Petal markets. Donald will continue as branch manager at the Turtle Creek branch in Hattiesburg, in addition to his regional manager responsibilities. Donald is a graduate of the University of Southern ...

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Keesler Federal Credit Union celebrating 70th anniversary

By BECKY GILLETTE In 1947, ten civil service employees working at what was then Keesler Field realized a need for wage board employees to have an opportunity to accumulate savings and have access to affordable credit. They were granted a charter for Keesler Federal Credit Union (KFCU) that year, and in a year had grown to about 270 members and ...

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Keesler FCU has new leader

Andy Swoger has been named new President and CEO of Keesler Federal Credit Union. Swoger was previously the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of the $1.5 billion Texans Credit Union in Richardson, Texas. During his tenure at Texans Credit Union, the institution experienced its most successful years in its history. Swoger is a graduate of Kent State University where he majored ...

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Donald to manage branch

Ben Donald has joined Keesler Federal Credit Union as the Branch Manager for its Hattiesburg location. Ben began his financial career as a Personal Banker. He is a member of Rotary and Hattiesburg Young Professionals. He is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi. Known as the Turtle Creek branch, it is located at 6175 Hwy. 98 Ste. 20 ...

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Keesler Federal Credit Union branching out

By LISA MONTI  Branching out into new markets, including Louisiana, is part of the strategy that has helped make Keesler Federal Credit Union the largest in Mississippi. Founded in 1947, the Biloxi-based credit union has $2.2 billion in assets. The new markets have increased the credit union’s membership and loans, said Sharon Keller, vice president of marketing. Wherever its branches ...

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Credit union taps Devon Ballard

Devon Ballard, CIA, CUCE, has been promoted to Vice President Internal Audit for Keesler Federal Credit Union.  Ballard began her audit career with Keesler Federal Credit Union as an Internal Auditor.  In 2009, she was promoted to Senior Internal Auditor after obtaining the Credit Union Compliance Expert and Certified Internal Auditor certifications. Ballard attended Murray State University, where she obtained ...

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Tiffany Talton named director

Tiffany Talton has been named director of Project Management for Keesler Federal Credit Union. She began with Keesler Federal Credit Union as a financial service representative in 2002.  She transferred into the Human Resources Department as a staff development specialist.  And in 2013 she accepted the position as project specialist before being promoted to director of Project Management. Talton will ...

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