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HOPE Receives Housing Visionary Award

HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union) received the 2019 Housing Visionary Award from the National Housing Conference at a Washington, D.C., gala honoring organizations and individuals making significant contributions toward advancing affordable housing. HOPE, based in Jackson, started a quarter of a century ago as a business loan fund serving 55 counties in the Mid South Delta region.

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Bill Bynum Recipient of the African-American Credit Union Coalition’s 2017 Pete Crear Lifetime Achievement Award

HOPE CEO Bill Bynum is the recipient of the 2017 Pete Crear Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the African American Credit Union Coalition. The award recognizes a credit union professional who has demonstrably embraced the credit union philosophy of “people helping people,” provided assistance to credit unions in need and has impacted the infrastructure, growth, regulation or service delivery capacity ...

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Opportunity Finance Network recognizes Bill Bynum

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) has chosen Bill Bynum, CEO of Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union (HOPE), as the recipient of the 2014 Ned Gramlich Award for Responsible Finance. It is OFN’s highest individual honor. Bynum founded HOPE to provide access to credit and promote financial inclusion among the underbanked in the mid-South. From 2002-2013, he chaired the Treasury Department’s Community ...

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Signs, logos change to HOPE

JACKSON — While Hope Community Credit Union (HOPE) and American Savings Credit Union (ASCU) officially merged Jan. 1, 2009, on July 1 all ASCU branches in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee will convert their signage to the HOPE name and logo. The two entities said the merger formed a larger, stronger community development financial institution that serves working families throughout the ...

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