LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich. – August 27, 2013 –Michigan First Credit Union was recently recognized with a 2013 Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots award by Corp! Magazine. Michigan First President/CEO Michael Poulos made the announcement.
Corp! recognized the credit union’s continued investment in improving service and electronic access, including the addition of remote deposit capture and expansion of its member services team. In addition, Michigan First continues to dedicate significant resources to ongoing staff development and training.
“It is an honor to be able to continually expand our network and add to the state’s economy as an ‘Economic Bright Spot’ in Michigan,” Poulos said. “As our credit union’s name states, we put our state and our members at the top of our priority list. We are committed to delivering positive financial experiences to our members and helping to contribute to a brighter economic outlook for our state’s future.”
Since its inception in 2008, Corp! has honored Michigan companies and entrepreneurs that are a driving force in the economy and state’s innovation with the Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots award. In order to be considered for inclusion, companies were asked to complete an online questionnaire detailing their growth, and overall impact on Michigan’s economy, within the last year.
Michigan First Credit Union Senior Human Resources Generalist Cathy Broadbent (center) accepts the company’s 2013 Michigan Economic Bright Spots Award from Corp! Magazine Managing Editor Rick Blanchard and Senior Partner of InFusion Group Jessica Richardson.
About Michigan First Credit Union
Founded in 1926 by a small group of Detroit teachers, Lathrup Village-based Michigan First Credit Union (www.MichiganFirst.com) has grown into a more than $650 million financial institution serving over 90,000 individuals and local businesses across the state. An industry leader in consumer-focused technology and dedicated customer service, the credit union is also a significant supporter of financial education and community organizations. Largely through the efforts of the Michigan First Foundation, the credit union will donate more than $180,000 to nonprofits and scholarships this year.