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Jason Smith to Lead Lending Initiatives at LAFCU

Michigan Business Network
August 12, 2019 3:00 PM

Credit union veteran working to ensure loan services meet current needs across state

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has announced the appointment of Jason Smith as chief lending officer.

In this position, Smith serves as principal advisor to the LAFCU CEO and board of directors concerning lending strategies and risk management. The 20-year veteran of credit unions joined LAFCU in 2018 when it merged with Lansing Postal Community Credit Union of which Smith was CEO/general manager. He has been serving as LAFCU vice president of product and strategy.

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LAFCU Promotes Justin Tuck and Amy Thelen

Michigan Business Network
August 1, 2019 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Justin Tuck to Assistant Vice President of Operations and Amy Thelen to Human Resources Generalist.

 Justin Tuck will be responsible for operations, including teller and lending functions as well as staff supervision, at the South Lansing and Collins Road branches effective Aug. 12. He’ll also represent LAFCU in the community.

As Human Resources Generalist, Amy Thelen will oversee recruiting, benefits administration and retiree relations.

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From Ambush to Essays | July 2019 LAFCU Update

Michigan Business Beat
July 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Deadline for WHEEL Essay entries is Wednesday!

LAFCU is accepting applications for the 2019 Women Helping Educate Every Lady (W.H.E.E.L.) scholarship essay contest through Wednesday, July 31. The 2019 award of $3,000 pushes LAFCU’s six-year award total to $15,000. Listen to the audio included here about that opportunity and other great efforts by LAFCU this month.

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LAFCU Offers $3K in LCC Scholarships for Adult Women; Sixth Year of Contest to Mark $15k Total Awards

Michigan Business Network
July 3, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is accepting applications for the 2019 Women Helping Educate Every Lady (W.H.E.E.L.) scholarship essay contest through Wednesday, July 31. The 2019 award of $3,000 pushes LAFCU’s six-year award total to $15,000.

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LAFCU’s ‘Innovation’ Recognized 3rd Time in 4 years

Michigan Business Network
June 26, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has won the annual Innovation Award from the Michigan Credit Union League for the third time in four years.

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LAFCU Promotes Kellie Swiger to Creative Director

Michigan Business Network
June 25, 2019 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Kellie Swiger to creative director. In this new role, she will oversee the credit union’s graphic design and design intern programs.

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LAFCU Promotes Amy Parker, Terri Carie to VP Positions

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2019 4:36 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Amy Parker and Terri Carie. Parker is now vice president of finance, and Carie is vice president of card services.

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Ten Years as LRCC Sponsor: LAFCU Hits $10K Mark for High School Bands

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2019 2:00 PM

2019 donation kicks off Mason High School drive for drumline equipment 

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has boosted area high school band programs to the tune of $10,000 since 2010. That’s when the Michigan credit union agreed to be the entertainment sponsor of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner. It includes a $1,000 donation to a high school band.

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LAFCU’s Jamell Williams Steps up to Support Women’s Healthcare As a Sparrow ‘Dapper Dad’

Michigan Business Network
May 22, 2019 1:00 PM

Lansing, Mich. – Jamell Williams has never fundraised before, but he is enthused about stepping out of his comfort zone to represent LAFCU in The Dapper Dads Challenge. The annual event benefits physical and psychological health care for mid-Michigan women through the Sparrow Foundation and its Women Working Wonders (W3) Committee.

“The cause motivates me to get involved,” said Williams, LAFCU West Lansing Branch manager who has been with the credit union for five years.

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LAFCU Invites Public to Shred Day to Help Prevent Identity Theft May. 18

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2019 8:00 AM

May 15th update, Alyssa Sliger, Marketing & Communications Specialist, LAFCU,
Lansing, MI. joins Jeffrey Mosher in the studio to cover this topic and more news for LAFCU.

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is inviting the public to participate in LAFCU Shred Day to help fight identity theft, Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to noon. The credit union is hosting a mobile shredding truck at LAFCU’s West Lansing Branch and headquarters, 106 N. Marketplace Blvd.

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