ARKANSAS EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
MERGER WITH ORION FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
We are pleased to announce effective February 1, 2018, Arkansas Employees Federal Credit Union (AEFCU) officially became Orion Federal Credit Union. The merger has been approved by the Orion FCU and AEFCU Board of Directors as well as by vote of the members of AEFCU.
"This merger is good for all involved. Arkansas Employees FCU had many choices for partners, so we are honored to be chosen for this merger. We look forward to bring the Orion brand to a new market," stated Daniel Weickenand, Orion's CEO.
Founded in 1957, Orion FCU is the largest credit union in west Tennessee, with over 65,000 members and $800 million in assets. Orion offers a full spectrum of banking options ranging from savings and checking accounts to home, auto, commercial, and personal loans. Orion has 10 branches serving the Greater Memphis area and looks forward to expanding its great tradition and excellent member service to increase market competition in Little Rock.
SERVICE TO OUR MEMBERS
Orion offers impactful products and outstanding customer service in order to help our members achieve financial freedom so
they can live the life they desire.
In order to best serve our members, Orion offers products and services that make sense in the communities we serve. Higher
deposit rates, lower loan rates, checking account options, and digital banking solutions are specifically designed to meet the
needs of our members.
SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITY
A big part of us is being a big part of the community.
Orion is committed to community. There is a trust and engagement that promotes Orion’s social responsibility and common sense efforts to give back in the neighborhoods where we serve.
The Orion Gives Back Program is another way Orion is paying it forward. We support many local non-profits, and encourage Orion employees to volunteer and serve their community.
We believe in supporting many community partners because we know that communities work best when they work together.